The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 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 North West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 195 221 179
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 27 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.37% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 0.83% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 73
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3180 3251 3815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.51% 44.85% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2529 2759 3308
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
England

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sage
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Sage Salary Trend in the North West

Sage
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in the North West

Sage
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester 0 26 £25,750 -35.62% 3
Cheshire +1 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Lancashire +5 8 £40,000 +122.22%
Merseyside - 4 £22,500 - 1
Cumbria +6 1 £30,000 +17.64%
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 34 (37.78%) SQL
1 34 (37.78%) ERP
2 32 (35.56%) Finance
3 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.67%) CRM
4 24 (26.67%) Windows
4 24 (26.67%) Sage 200
5 23 (25.56%) Project Management
6 22 (24.44%) SAP
7 20 (22.22%) SAP Business One
8 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
9 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
9 17 (18.89%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (17.78%) Pegasus
11 15 (16.67%) Epicor
11 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (15.56%) Sage 1000
13 13 (14.44%) SCCM
13 13 (14.44%) SCOM
13 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
13 13 (14.44%) Retail
13 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (13.33%) DHCP
14 12 (13.33%) DNS
15 11 (12.22%) Avaya
15 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
15 11 (12.22%) C#

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Sage 200
2 20 (22.22%) SAP Business One
3 17 (18.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (15.56%) Sage 1000
5 8 (8.89%) Sage 50
6 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (7.78%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (7.78%) Line 500
7 5 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (4.44%) Agresso
8 4 (4.44%) Magento
8 4 (4.44%) Google Analytics
9 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (2.22%) Lawson
10 2 (2.22%) Exchequer
10 2 (2.22%) Movex
11 1 (1.11%) ResourceLink
11 1 (1.11%) SalesLogix
11 1 (1.11%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) DHCP
1 12 (13.33%) DNS
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.56%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) VPN
5 3 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (3.33%) VLAN
6 2 (2.22%) Firewall
7 1 (1.11%) Network Security
7 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.11%) LAN
7 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.78%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Subversion
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (35.56%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Retail
3 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.67%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Electronics
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 11 (12.22%) Project Manager
2 11 (12.22%) Consultant
3 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Junior
4 8 (8.89%) ERP Project Manager
4 8 (8.89%) ERP Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Sage Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Junior Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) ERP Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Developer
8 4 (4.44%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) .NET
1 6 (6.67%) Web Services
1 6 (6.67%) XML
2 4 (4.44%) CSS
2 4 (4.44%) HTML
2 4 (4.44%) XHTML
2 4 (4.44%) jQuery
3 1 (1.11%) ODBC
3 1 (1.11%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Conversion
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.33%) iPhone
4 3 (3.33%) CMDB
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (1.11%) Linux
6 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) ERP
2 24 (26.67%) CRM
3 23 (25.56%) Project Management
4 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.00%) ITIL
7 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.78%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.56%) Change Control
9 5 (5.56%) Requirements Management
9 5 (5.56%) Scrum
9 5 (5.56%) Practice Management
10 4 (4.44%) SEO
10 4 (4.44%) Web Design
10 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.44%) Analytics
11 2 (2.22%) E-Procurement
11 2 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) C#
3 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.11%) PHP
4 6 (6.67%) C++
4 6 (6.67%) C
4 6 (6.67%) Uniface
5 5 (5.56%) Java
5 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.44%) PHP5
6 4 (4.44%) PHP4
7 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) PMP
2 7 (7.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.11%) MCITP
3 1 (1.11%) MCSE
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) GMP
2 1 (1.11%) GLP
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) SCCM
1 13 (14.44%) SCOM
2 11 (12.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) SAP
3 16 (17.78%) Pegasus
4 15 (16.67%) Epicor
5 11 (12.22%) Avaya
6 8 (8.89%) VMware
7 6 (6.67%) Citrix
8 5 (5.56%) Oracle
8 5 (5.56%) HP
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco
9 4 (4.44%) CODA
9 4 (4.44%) Google
9 4 (4.44%) Infor
10 3 (3.33%) RedPrairie
10 3 (3.33%) NetSuite
10 3 (3.33%) Novell
10 3 (3.33%) JD Edwards
11 2 (2.22%) Baan
12 1 (1.11%) Veeam
12 1 (1.11%) Northgate
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + OTE and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum various bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago