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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 214 210 194
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Sage 39 27 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.39% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.86% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 58
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
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
3288 3146 3765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.16% 45.64% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2672 3228
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 £24,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -1 13 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Lancashire +4 8 £40,000 +122.22% 1
Cheshire -10 7 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Merseyside +3 5 £22,500 -35.71%
Cumbria - 3 £40,000 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 38 (40.43%) SQL
2 35 (37.23%) Finance
3 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
4 29 (30.85%) ERP
5 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
6 25 (26.60%) CRM
7 24 (25.53%) Windows
8 22 (23.40%) Sage 200
9 21 (22.34%) SAP
10 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
10 19 (20.21%) SAP Business One
11 16 (17.02%) Pegasus
11 16 (17.02%) Project Management
12 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (14.89%) Dynamics NAV
13 13 (13.83%) ITIL
13 13 (13.83%) Retail
13 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
14 12 (12.77%) Epicor
14 12 (12.77%) Sage 1000
14 12 (12.77%) SCCM
14 12 (12.77%) SCOM
14 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
15 11 (11.70%) PHP
15 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
15 11 (11.70%) DHCP
15 11 (11.70%) DNS
15 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) CMS
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Site Server
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Sage 200
2 19 (20.21%) SAP Business One
3 14 (14.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (12.77%) Sage 1000
5 9 (9.57%) Sage 50
5 9 (9.57%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (7.45%) Agresso
6 7 (7.45%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (6.38%) Magento
8 5 (5.32%) Line 500
8 5 (5.32%) Google Analytics
9 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (3.19%) Exchequer
10 2 (2.13%) Pegasus Opera
10 2 (2.13%) Line 100
11 1 (1.06%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) DHCP
1 11 (11.70%) DNS
2 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.32%) WAN
4 3 (3.19%) VPN
4 3 (3.19%) VLAN
4 3 (3.19%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
6 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.06%) SAN
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
6 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.57%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (6.38%) MS Access
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Retail
3 8 (8.51%) Back Office
4 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.32%) Marketing
6 3 (3.19%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Electronics
7 2 (2.13%) Legal
8 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Consultant
3 10 (10.64%) Sage Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) Junior
5 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Data Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) DBA
7 5 (5.32%) Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.32%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.32%) ERP Manager
7 5 (5.32%) UI Programmer
7 5 (5.32%) Junior Support Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.26%) ERP Project Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.26%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) XML
2 7 (7.45%) HTML
3 6 (6.38%) .NET
3 6 (6.38%) Web Services
4 5 (5.32%) CSS
4 5 (5.32%) XHTML
4 5 (5.32%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) VML
5 1 (1.06%) ODBC
5 1 (1.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Data Conversion
3 4 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.19%) CMDB
4 3 (3.19%) iPhone
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.19%) UNIX
5 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Linux
6 1 (1.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ERP
2 25 (26.60%) CRM
3 16 (17.02%) Project Management
4 13 (13.83%) ITIL
5 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.51%) Document Management
9 7 (7.45%) Practice Management
9 7 (7.45%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (6.38%) Scrum
10 6 (6.38%) PRINCE
11 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.32%) Web Design
11 5 (5.32%) SEO
11 5 (5.32%) Analytics
12 4 (4.26%) Content Management
12 4 (4.26%) People Management
12 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.70%) PHP
3 8 (8.51%) C#
4 6 (6.38%) C++
4 6 (6.38%) C
4 6 (6.38%) Uniface
5 5 (5.32%) PHP5
5 5 (5.32%) PHP4
6 2 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) PMP
3 4 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) MCITP
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) GMP
3 1 (1.06%) GLP
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 2 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) SCCM
1 12 (12.77%) SCOM
2 10 (10.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.34%) SAP
3 16 (17.02%) Pegasus
4 12 (12.77%) Epicor
5 10 (10.64%) Avaya
6 9 (9.57%) VMware
7 7 (7.45%) Citrix
7 7 (7.45%) HP
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle
8 6 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (6.38%) CODA
9 5 (5.32%) Primavera
9 5 (5.32%) Cisco
9 5 (5.32%) Google
10 4 (4.26%) Cognos
10 4 (4.26%) Open Text
11 3 (3.19%) Novell
11 3 (3.19%) NetSuite
12 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.13%) Infor
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