The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Merseyside region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 63 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sage 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.63% - 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% - 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £22,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
294 276 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.01% 44.02% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 241 241 319
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
North West

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Sage
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Sage Salary Trend in Merseyside

Sage
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Liverpool - 4 £22,500 -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) SCOM
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) iPhone
6 3 (30.00%) CMDB
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
7 2 (20.00%) Degree

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Sage 1000
1 2 (20.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (10.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (10.00%) Exchequer
2 1 (10.00%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (10.00%) Agresso
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (10.00%) Line 500
2 1 (10.00%) SalesLogix
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 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%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Pegasus
5 1 (10.00%) CODA
5 1 (10.00%) NetSuite