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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 199 228 237
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sage 45 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 0.81% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 24
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,550 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £39,700
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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +14 22 £40,000 - 4
Cheshire +17 18 £28,750 +10.57% 8
Merseyside +13 3 £21,750 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (50.79%) SAP
2 27 (42.86%) SQL
3 26 (41.27%) Finance
4 25 (39.68%) Sage 200
5 24 (38.10%) CRM
6 23 (36.51%) ERP
7 22 (34.92%) Dynamics NAV
8 21 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
10 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.57%) JD Edwards
11 18 (28.57%) Oracle
12 17 (26.98%) Dynamics GP
13 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (20.63%) Windows
14 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
14 13 (20.63%) Epicor
15 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (17.46%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (15.87%) MS Office
17 10 (15.87%) General Ledger
18 9 (14.29%) SAP Business One
18 9 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
18 9 (14.29%) Pegasus
19 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
19 8 (12.70%) Degree
20 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
20 7 (11.11%) Advertising
20 7 (11.11%) Project Management

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) OpenEdge
3 2 (3.17%) SugarCRM
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Site Server
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Sage 200
2 22 (34.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (26.98%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (14.29%) SAP Business One
6 6 (9.52%) Sage 50
7 5 (7.94%) Sage CRM
8 3 (4.76%) Sage 1000
8 3 (4.76%) SalesLogix
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
9 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (3.17%) Line 50
9 2 (3.17%) Line 500
10 1 (1.59%) ResourceLink
10 1 (1.59%) Academy Housing
10 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) LAN
1 5 (7.94%) Intranet
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
1 5 (7.94%) Wireless
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (17.46%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) MS Access
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) General Ledger
3 7 (11.11%) Advertising
4 6 (9.52%) Marketing
5 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
6 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.17%) Front Office
8 1 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (1.59%) Games
8 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) ERP Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Sage CRM Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Head of IT
6 3 (4.76%) Server Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Sage Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Server Support
6 3 (4.76%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) COM
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Debian
5 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.59%) UNIX
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) CRM
2 23 (36.51%) ERP
3 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
4 7 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.76%) OpenUP
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) Practice Management
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.17%) Document Management
7 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.17%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Strategic Management
7 2 (3.17%) Network Management
8 1 (1.59%) Business Development
8 1 (1.59%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.59%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) MCSE
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) CCNA
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) CBAP
4 1 (1.59%) AAT
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ACCA
4 1 (1.59%) CIMA
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GMP
2 1 (1.59%) GLP
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenServer
4 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) SAP
2 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Oracle
3 18 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 13 (20.63%) Epicor
5 9 (14.29%) Pegasus
6 7 (11.11%) Hyperion
6 7 (11.11%) Cognos
7 5 (7.94%) VMware
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco
8 4 (6.35%) IBM
8 4 (6.35%) Dell
8 4 (6.35%) Citrix
8 4 (6.35%) NetSuite
8 4 (6.35%) Veeam
8 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.35%) Trend Micro
9 3 (4.76%) CODA
9 3 (4.76%) Northgate
10 2 (3.17%) Civica
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