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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 170 165 166
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sage 8 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.65% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 1.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 12
Average salary £40,000 £25,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.33% -35.62%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
1569 1744 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.89% 43.44% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1401 1522
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (65.52%) Sage 200
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) MCSE
4 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.69%) MS Office
4 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) Wireless
5 5 (17.24%) Intranet
5 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Replication
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) Dell
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.24%) SLA

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Site Server
2 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Sage 200
2 5 (17.24%) Sage 50
3 3 (10.34%) Line 50
4 1 (3.45%) Sage CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) Intranet
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Developer
1 4 (13.79%) Head of IT
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
2 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.45%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
1 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
1 5 (17.24%) Project Management
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.45%) Document Management
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.45%) CRM
2 1 (3.45%) ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) CCNA
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GMP
2 1 (3.45%) GLP
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Dell
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Veeam
2 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
2 5 (17.24%) Trend Micro
3 1 (3.45%) Oneserve
3 1 (3.45%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.45%) Lagan
3 1 (3.45%) Northgate
3 1 (3.45%) Civica
3 1 (3.45%) Orchard
3 1 (3.45%) FrontRange
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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