The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank - 74 69
Permanent jobs citing Sage 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.32% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.59% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 340 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.49% 55.19% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 162 292 252
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,250 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (100.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Sage 1000
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 50
3 1 (25.00%) Exchequer
3 1 (25.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (25.00%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (25.00%) CODA
3 1 (25.00%) Agresso
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ERP

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Sage 1000
2 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (25.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (25.00%) Exchequer
2 1 (25.00%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (25.00%) Agresso
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Junior
1 3 (75.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Account Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
1 3 (75.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (25.00%) CODA
2 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (25.00%) SAP