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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
England / North West
Rank 206 218 237
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sage 43 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 0.67% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 16
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -2.50%

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
2592 2250 2935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.61% 40.51% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2125 1862 2507
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,913 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 27 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cheshire +20 7 £24,500 -37.17% 3
Merseyside - 6 £37,500 - 4
Cumbria - 2 £30,000 - 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 43 (53.75%) ERP
2 38 (47.50%) Finance
3 24 (30.00%) SAP
4 23 (28.75%) Advertising
5 21 (26.25%) SQL
6 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.00%) Sage 200
7 19 (23.75%) Windows
8 18 (22.50%) Sage X3
9 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 15 (18.75%) SAP Business One
11 14 (17.50%) Infor
12 13 (16.25%) Epicor
12 13 (16.25%) CRM
12 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
13 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (15.00%) NetSuite
13 12 (15.00%) Presales
13 12 (15.00%) Office 365
14 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.75%) Sage 1000
15 10 (12.50%) MS Office
15 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
16 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
16 9 (11.25%) Windows 8
16 9 (11.25%) VoIP
16 9 (11.25%) Android
17 7 (8.75%) Dynamics AX
18 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
18 6 (7.50%) Skype

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) Site Server
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Sage 200
2 18 (22.50%) Sage X3
3 15 (18.75%) SAP Business One
4 11 (13.75%) Sage 1000
5 7 (8.75%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (6.25%) Line 50
7 4 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (5.00%) ResourceLink
7 4 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (3.75%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (3.75%) Sage 50
9 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (2.50%) SAP ERP
10 1 (1.25%) BPCS
10 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
10 1 (1.25%) Line 500
10 1 (1.25%) Magento
10 1 (1.25%) Movex
10 1 (1.25%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (1.25%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) FinancialForce.com
2 5 (6.25%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) VoIP
2 6 (7.50%) Skype
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Power BI
2 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.25%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (47.50%) Finance
2 23 (28.75%) Advertising
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Consultant
2 18 (22.50%) Sage Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) IT Support
5 9 (11.25%) Software Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) IT Technician
7 7 (8.75%) Support Technician
8 6 (7.50%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (7.50%) Sage 200 Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
9 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 5 (6.25%) Business Development Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Business Manager
9 5 (6.25%) SAP Business Development Manager
9 5 (6.25%) SAP Business One Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) COM
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Data Extraction
2 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.75%) iPad
3 2 (2.50%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Android
2 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.25%) Windows 8
3 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) ERP
2 13 (16.25%) CRM
3 12 (15.00%) Presales
4 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 6 (7.50%) Business Development
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.75%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.50%) Coaching
9 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.50%) Document Management
9 2 (2.50%) Gantt Chart
9 2 (2.50%) SDLC
9 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) AAT
1 2 (2.50%) MCITP
1 2 (2.50%) MCSE
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) ACCA
2 1 (1.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) PaperCut
2 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) SAP
2 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.50%) Infor
4 13 (16.25%) Epicor
5 12 (15.00%) NetSuite
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (6.25%) JD Edwards
7 5 (6.25%) Siemens
8 4 (5.00%) Cognos
8 4 (5.00%) Pegasus
8 4 (5.00%) VMware
9 3 (3.75%) IFS
9 3 (3.75%) Sun
10 2 (2.50%) Citrix
11 1 (1.25%) Apple
11 1 (1.25%) Cisco
11 1 (1.25%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.25%) Nokia
11 1 (1.25%) QAD
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