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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 222 201 212
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Sage 6 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 1.78% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 50 31
Median salary £39,250 £33,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.04% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +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
2394 2872 3115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.41% 44.85% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1991 2243 2460
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,375 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £59,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +9 3 £35,500 +29.09% 3
Manchester -15 1 £43,000 +7.50% 7
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 14 (73.68%) ERP
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) SAP
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Epicor
4 7 (36.84%) SAP Business One
4 7 (36.84%) Infor
5 6 (31.58%) NetSuite
5 6 (31.58%) CRM
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (21.05%) SAP ERP
7 4 (21.05%) Sage CRM
7 4 (21.05%) IFS
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Broadband
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 3 (15.79%) PBX
8 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.79%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) Dell
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) SAP Business One
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (21.05%) Sage CRM
3 4 (21.05%) SAP ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Line 500
5 2 (10.53%) Infor M3
5 2 (10.53%) Movex
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Magento
6 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
6 1 (5.26%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Broadband
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) PBX
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) IT Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Software Manager
3 3 (15.79%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Accounts Assistant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ERP
2 6 (31.58%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Document Management
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
3 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Licensing
3 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) AAT
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) Epicor
2 7 (36.84%) Infor
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) NetSuite
4 4 (21.05%) IFS
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) BT
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) JD Edwards
5 3 (15.79%) Lotus
5 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) SYSPRO
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