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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 202 200 214
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sage 51 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 1.37% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 38
Average salary £33,250 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £37,575
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
2903 3135 3428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.20% 44.56% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2266 2484 2806
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Cheshire +14 21 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Manchester -1 21 £40,000 - 8
Merseyside +16 4 £23,000 -45.88% 2
Lancashire +5 3 £46,500 - 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 36 (47.37%) Finance
2 35 (46.05%) CRM
3 34 (44.74%) SAP
4 32 (42.11%) SQL
5 30 (39.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 27 (35.53%) MS Excel
7 26 (34.21%) JD Edwards
7 26 (34.21%) Dynamics GP
8 25 (32.89%) Sage 200
8 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
8 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
8 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (30.26%) ERP
9 23 (30.26%) Dynamics NAV
10 21 (27.63%) Oracle
11 19 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (19.74%) Windows
13 15 (19.74%) Epicor
13 15 (19.74%) General Ledger
14 14 (18.42%) Oracle General Ledger
15 13 (17.11%) Data Analysis
15 13 (17.11%) MS Office
16 11 (14.47%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (13.16%) Cognos
17 10 (13.16%) Hyperion
17 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (13.16%) Degree
18 8 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (10.53%) Marketing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) OpenEdge
3 2 (2.63%) SugarCRM
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Site Server
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (35.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (34.21%) Dynamics GP
3 25 (32.89%) Sage 200
4 23 (30.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (18.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (9.21%) Sage 50
7 5 (6.58%) Sage CRM
7 5 (6.58%) SAP Business One
8 4 (5.26%) Line 500
8 4 (5.26%) Sage 1000
9 3 (3.95%) Line 50
9 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (2.63%) Infor CRM
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (2.63%) SAP CRM
11 1 (1.32%) Academy Housing
11 1 (1.32%) Agresso
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (1.32%) Sage ERP X3
11 1 (1.32%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Firewall
2 6 (7.89%) Wireless
2 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 5 (6.58%) WAN
3 5 (6.58%) Intranet
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (14.47%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.95%) MS Access
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 36 (47.37%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) General Ledger
3 8 (10.53%) Marketing
4 7 (9.21%) Advertising
5 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Front Office
7 1 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Data Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Data Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Server Support
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Server Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Server Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Head of IT
8 4 (5.26%) Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Replication
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Debian
5 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) CRM
2 23 (30.26%) ERP
3 13 (17.11%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
5 5 (6.58%) ITIL
5 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.63%) Practice Management
7 2 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.63%) Strategic Management
7 2 (2.63%) Network Management
7 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.63%) Time Management
7 2 (2.63%) OpenUP
8 1 (1.32%) BDD
8 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) C#
2 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) MCSE
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.58%) CCNA
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) AAT
4 1 (1.32%) ACCA
4 1 (1.32%) CIMA
4 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) GMP
3 1 (1.32%) GLP
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
4 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) SAP
2 26 (34.21%) JD Edwards
3 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (27.63%) Oracle
5 15 (19.74%) Epicor
6 10 (13.16%) Hyperion
6 10 (13.16%) Cognos
7 6 (7.89%) VMware
8 5 (6.58%) Pegasus
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco
8 5 (6.58%) IBM
8 5 (6.58%) Dell
8 5 (6.58%) Citrix
8 5 (6.58%) Veeam
8 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.58%) Trend Micro
9 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (3.95%) NetSuite
10 3 (3.95%) Infor
11 2 (2.63%) Orchard
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £31000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + depending on exp (inc good bens)
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 21 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago