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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 208 216 235
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sage 35 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.72% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 18
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
2929 2907 3432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 44.66% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2346 2808
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +3 16 £40,000 +36.75% 3
Cheshire +9 15 £30,000 +30.43% 8
Merseyside - 3 £21,750 - 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (52.73%) SAP
2 25 (45.45%) Sage 200
3 24 (43.64%) ERP
4 22 (40.00%) CRM
4 22 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (34.55%) Finance
6 18 (32.73%) SQL
7 16 (29.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (27.27%) Oracle
9 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (25.45%) JD Edwards
9 14 (25.45%) Dynamics GP
10 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
10 13 (23.64%) Epicor
11 11 (20.00%) Pegasus
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.00%) SAP Business One
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.36%) Windows
13 9 (16.36%) Advertising
14 8 (14.55%) General Ledger
15 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
15 7 (12.73%) Oracle General Ledger
16 6 (10.91%) MS Office
16 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
17 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
17 5 (9.09%) NetSuite
17 5 (9.09%) Cognos

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) OpenEdge
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Site Server
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Sage 200
2 22 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (29.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (25.45%) Dynamics GP
5 11 (20.00%) SAP Business One
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (7.27%) SalesLogix
7 4 (7.27%) Sage 1000
8 3 (5.45%) Line 500
8 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (3.64%) Agresso
9 2 (3.64%) Sage 50
10 1 (1.82%) SAP HR
10 1 (1.82%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Advertising
3 8 (14.55%) General Ledger
4 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (7.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Consultant
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) ERP Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Sage Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Server Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Server Support
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Data Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) COM
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Debian
3 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ERP
2 22 (40.00%) CRM
3 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) Project Management
4 3 (5.45%) Practice Management
4 3 (5.45%) OpenUP
5 2 (3.64%) Network Management
5 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.64%) Document Management
5 2 (3.64%) Strategic Management
5 2 (3.64%) Telemarketing
5 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
5 2 (3.64%) Time Management
6 1 (1.82%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) B2B
6 1 (1.82%) SSADM
6 1 (1.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) VCP4
3 1 (1.82%) CBAP
3 1 (1.82%) AAT
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ACCA
3 1 (1.82%) CIMA
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GMP
1 1 (1.82%) GLP
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) XenServer
3 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) SAP
2 15 (27.27%) Oracle
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) JD Edwards
4 13 (23.64%) Epicor
5 11 (20.00%) Pegasus
6 5 (9.09%) NetSuite
6 5 (9.09%) Cognos
6 5 (9.09%) Hyperion
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix
7 4 (7.27%) CODA
8 3 (5.45%) HP
9 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 2 (3.64%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.64%) Infor
10 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.82%) Twitter
10 1 (1.82%) McAfee
10 1 (1.82%) VMware
10 1 (1.82%) Mitel
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Manchester, Cheshire
AB-Supplies Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £13000 - £15500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago