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 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 214 209 183
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Sage 38 29 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.42% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.94% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 65
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3360 3099 3773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.17% 45.24% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2604 2627 3264
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -11 15 £32,500 -20.73% 4
Cheshire -5 8 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Lancashire -3 6 £40,000 +122.22%
Merseyside +12 5 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 - 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (40.40%) SQL
2 37 (37.37%) ERP
3 35 (35.35%) Finance
4 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 27 (27.27%) Sage 200
6 26 (26.26%) SAP
6 26 (26.26%) Windows
6 26 (26.26%) CRM
7 24 (24.24%) SAP Business One
8 21 (21.21%) Project Management
9 19 (19.19%) Pegasus
9 19 (19.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (17.17%) Epicor
10 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
11 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
11 14 (14.14%) Retail
11 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (14.14%) Sage 1000
11 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
12 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (13.13%) SCCM
12 13 (13.13%) SCOM
13 12 (12.12%) DHCP
13 12 (12.12%) DNS
13 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
14 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.11%) MS Exchange
14 11 (11.11%) Avaya

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.01%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) Site Server
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (27.27%) Sage 200
2 24 (24.24%) SAP Business One
3 19 (19.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (14.14%) Sage 1000
5 9 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (9.09%) Sage 50
6 7 (7.07%) Agresso
7 6 (6.06%) Line 500
7 6 (6.06%) Magento
8 5 (5.05%) Google Analytics
9 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (3.03%) Exchequer
10 2 (2.02%) Pegasus Opera
10 2 (2.02%) Lawson
10 2 (2.02%) Movex
10 2 (2.02%) Line 100
11 1 (1.01%) ResourceLink
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (1.01%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) DHCP
1 12 (12.12%) DNS
2 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.05%) WAN
4 4 (4.04%) VPN
5 3 (3.03%) VLAN
5 3 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.02%) Firewall
7 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.01%) SAN
7 1 (1.01%) LAN
7 1 (1.01%) Network Security
7 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.04%) MS Access
6 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Retail
3 8 (8.08%) Back Office
3 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Consultant
3 10 (10.10%) Service Manager
4 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.09%) Junior
4 9 (9.09%) Sage Consultant
5 8 (8.08%) ERP Manager
5 8 (8.08%) ERP Project Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Junior Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.05%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.05%) ERP Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Support Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) XML
2 7 (7.07%) HTML
3 6 (6.06%) .NET
3 6 (6.06%) Web Services
4 5 (5.05%) CSS
4 5 (5.05%) XHTML
4 5 (5.05%) jQuery
5 1 (1.01%) VML
5 1 (1.01%) ODBC
5 1 (1.01%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Data Conversion
2 4 (4.04%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.04%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.03%) CMDB
3 3 (3.03%) iPhone
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.03%) UNIX
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Linux
6 1 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) ERP
2 26 (26.26%) CRM
3 21 (21.21%) Project Management
4 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
5 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.11%) ITIL
6 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.07%) Practice Management
7 7 (7.07%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.06%) Document Management
8 6 (6.06%) Scrum
8 6 (6.06%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.05%) Web Design
9 5 (5.05%) SEO
9 5 (5.05%) Analytics
10 4 (4.04%) Content Management
11 3 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
12 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.40%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.11%) PHP
3 9 (9.09%) C#
4 6 (6.06%) C++
4 6 (6.06%) Uniface
4 6 (6.06%) C
5 5 (5.05%) PHP5
5 5 (5.05%) PHP4
6 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.02%) VBA
7 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.01%) Java
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) PMP
2 7 (7.07%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) MCITP
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) GMP
3 1 (1.01%) GLP
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.02%) vSphere
3 2 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) SCCM
1 13 (13.13%) SCOM
2 11 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.26%) SAP
3 19 (19.19%) Pegasus
4 17 (17.17%) Epicor
5 11 (11.11%) Avaya
6 9 (9.09%) VMware
7 7 (7.07%) Citrix
8 6 (6.06%) CODA
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle
9 5 (5.05%) HP
9 5 (5.05%) Cisco
9 5 (5.05%) Google
10 4 (4.04%) Infor
10 4 (4.04%) Open Text
10 4 (4.04%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (3.03%) JD Edwards
11 3 (3.03%) Primavera
11 3 (3.03%) Novell
11 3 (3.03%) NetSuite
12 2 (2.02%) Veeam
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