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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 167 170 181
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Sage 22 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.96% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1631 1772 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.06% 44.20% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1440 1545
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Sage Salary Histogram in Manchester

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (57.58%) Sage 200
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 11 (33.33%) ERP
2 11 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Pegasus
5 8 (24.24%) Degree
5 8 (24.24%) SAP Business One
6 7 (21.21%) MS Office
6 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Epicor
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Sage 50
8 5 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (15.15%) MCSE
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
9 4 (12.12%) WAN
9 4 (12.12%) SLA
9 4 (12.12%) Cisco
9 4 (12.12%) IBM

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Sage 200
2 11 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (24.24%) SAP Business One
4 6 (18.18%) Sage 50
5 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (3.03%) Line 50
7 1 (3.03%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) Wireless
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Consultant
1 5 (15.15%) ERP Consultant
2 3 (9.09%) Support Specialist
2 3 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 2 (6.06%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (3.03%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Debian
3 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Practice Management
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Strategic Management
5 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Document Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) AAT
4 1 (3.03%) ACCA
4 1 (3.03%) CIMA
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) GMP
2 1 (3.03%) GLP
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (24.24%) Pegasus
3 6 (18.18%) Epicor
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Veeam
4 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.12%) Trend Micro
5 3 (9.09%) JD Edwards
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) NetSuite
6 2 (6.06%) Infor
7 1 (3.03%) CODA
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago