The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 49 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Sage 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.13% 0.42% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 0.83% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Sage
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
202 242 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 45.60% 50.84% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 169 213 239
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Sage
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Liverpool region.

Sage Salary Trend in Liverpool

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) SCOM
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) CMDB
5 3 (30.00%) Sage 1000
5 3 (30.00%) SCVMM

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Sage 1000
2 2 (20.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (10.00%) Exchequer
3 1 (10.00%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (10.00%) Agresso
3 1 (10.00%) Sage 50
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Pegasus
5 1 (10.00%) CODA
5 1 (10.00%) NetSuite