The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 239 217 212
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sage 14 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 1.15% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 27
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Sage
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2982 3314 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.63% 44.54% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2385 2571 2590
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -2 10 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Cheshire -5 1 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 30 (44.12%) CRM
4 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 24 (35.29%) SAP
5 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
5 23 (33.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 22 (32.35%) Sage 200
7 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (29.41%) ERP
8 20 (29.41%) Dynamics GP
9 18 (26.47%) JD Edwards
10 16 (23.53%) SharePoint
10 16 (23.53%) Oracle
11 15 (22.06%) Epicor
11 15 (22.06%) Dynamics NAV
11 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (16.18%) Data Analysis
12 11 (16.18%) General Ledger
12 11 (16.18%) Degree
12 11 (16.18%) Oracle General Ledger
13 10 (14.71%) Marketing
14 9 (13.24%) MS Office
14 9 (13.24%) Windows
14 9 (13.24%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (11.76%) LAN
15 8 (11.76%) Line 500
15 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (11.76%) Windows 7

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 16 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (32.35%) Sage 200
3 20 (29.41%) Dynamics GP
4 15 (22.06%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (16.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (11.76%) Line 500
7 6 (8.82%) Sage CRM
7 6 (8.82%) Sage ERP X3
8 5 (7.35%) Sage 50
9 4 (5.88%) Sage 1000
9 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (5.88%) Agresso
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM
10 3 (4.41%) Line 50
11 2 (2.94%) SAP Business One
11 2 (2.94%) Academy Housing
11 2 (2.94%) Orchard Housing
11 2 (2.94%) Aareon QL
11 2 (2.94%) OPENHousing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) LAN
2 7 (10.29%) WAN
3 6 (8.82%) Firewall
3 6 (8.82%) Wireless
4 5 (7.35%) Intranet
5 2 (2.94%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) Telnet
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.41%) MS Access
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) General Ledger
3 10 (14.71%) Marketing
4 5 (7.35%) Advertising
4 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.41%) Front Office
7 2 (2.94%) Billing
8 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Data Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Developer
8 5 (7.35%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Head of IT
9 4 (5.88%) Support Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Server Support Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Server Support
10 3 (4.41%) Server Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) CSS
2 4 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) CRM
2 20 (29.41%) ERP
3 11 (16.18%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.82%) Project Management
5 5 (7.35%) ITIL
5 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Business Development
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.94%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (2.94%) Time Management
8 2 (2.94%) BDD
8 2 (2.94%) User Stories
8 2 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.94%) Scrum
9 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) C#
3 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) MCSE
2 5 (7.35%) CCNA
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ACCA
3 1 (1.47%) CIMA
3 1 (1.47%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) SAP
2 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.47%) JD Edwards
4 16 (23.53%) Oracle
5 15 (22.06%) Epicor
6 7 (10.29%) VMware
7 6 (8.82%) Hyperion
7 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (8.82%) Cognos
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco
8 5 (7.35%) IBM
8 5 (7.35%) Dell
8 5 (7.35%) Veeam
8 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.35%) Trend Micro
8 5 (7.35%) Infor
9 4 (5.88%) Northgate
9 4 (5.88%) Civica
9 4 (5.88%) Orchard
10 3 (4.41%) FrontRange
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