The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 180 179 159
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Sage 10 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.83% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 15
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,100 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Sage
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1672 1815 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.57% 44.05% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1418 1439
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sage
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Sage Salary Trend in Manchester

Sage
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Sage Salary Histogram in Manchester

Sage
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 1 £23,000 -
Stockport - 1 £22,500 -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (53.57%) Sage 200
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (25.00%) MS Office
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) Wireless
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (17.86%) Veeam
6 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
6 5 (17.86%) Trend Micro
6 5 (17.86%) Sage 50
6 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (17.86%) Replication
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.86%) CCNA
6 5 (17.86%) Dell
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (17.86%) Intranet
6 5 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Sage 200
2 5 (17.86%) Sage 50
3 3 (10.71%) Sage ERP X3
3 3 (10.71%) Line 50
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Business One
4 2 (7.14%) Line 500
4 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Sage CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Sage 1000
5 1 (3.57%) Agresso
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
5 1 (3.57%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) Wireless
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) Telnet
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MS Access
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Sage Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Software Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Account Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) Dell
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Veeam
3 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
3 5 (17.86%) Trend Micro
4 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (10.71%) Epicor
6 2 (7.14%) Infor
7 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) QAD
7 1 (3.57%) Oneserve
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) HP
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