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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 230 201 214
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +13
Permanent jobs citing Sage 23 48 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 1.53% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 25
Average salary £38,750 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
2852 3128 3197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.74% 43.73% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2487 2720
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 8 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Cheshire -2 7 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Lancashire -9 5 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (47.30%) SQL
1 35 (47.30%) Finance
2 33 (44.59%) CRM
3 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
3 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
3 27 (36.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 25 (33.78%) SAP
5 25 (33.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (32.43%) Dynamics GP
6 24 (32.43%) Sage 200
7 22 (29.73%) JD Edwards
8 19 (25.68%) Oracle
8 19 (25.68%) SharePoint
9 18 (24.32%) ERP
10 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (21.62%) Dynamics NAV
12 15 (20.27%) Epicor
13 14 (18.92%) Data Analysis
13 14 (18.92%) General Ledger
13 14 (18.92%) Oracle General Ledger
14 12 (16.22%) Windows
15 11 (14.86%) MS Office
16 10 (13.51%) Marketing
16 10 (13.51%) Degree
17 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
17 9 (12.16%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (10.81%) LAN
19 7 (9.46%) Hyperion

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (25.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) SugarCRM
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) OpenEdge
5 1 (1.35%) Site Server
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (32.43%) Dynamics GP
2 24 (32.43%) Sage 200
3 16 (21.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (18.92%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (8.11%) Sage CRM
5 6 (8.11%) Line 500
6 5 (6.76%) Sage 50
7 3 (4.05%) Sage 1000
7 3 (4.05%) Line 50
7 3 (4.05%) Agresso
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (4.05%) SAP CRM
7 3 (4.05%) Sage ERP X3
8 2 (2.70%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (2.70%) Aareon QL
8 2 (2.70%) OPENHousing
8 2 (2.70%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (2.70%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (2.70%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) LAN
2 7 (9.46%) Firewall
3 6 (8.11%) Wireless
3 6 (8.11%) WAN
4 5 (6.76%) Intranet
5 2 (2.70%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (33.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.46%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.05%) MS Access
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 35 (47.30%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) General Ledger
3 10 (13.51%) Marketing
4 5 (6.76%) Advertising
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Front Office
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Billing
7 1 (1.35%) Local Government
7 1 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Business Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Data Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Data Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Support Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Head of IT
9 3 (4.05%) Server Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Server Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) CSS
2 4 (5.41%) XML
2 4 (5.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Android
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) CRM
2 18 (24.32%) ERP
3 14 (18.92%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL
5 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.05%) Business Development
8 2 (2.70%) Time Management
8 2 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.70%) Scrum
8 2 (2.70%) BDD
8 2 (2.70%) User Stories
9 1 (1.35%) Server Building
9 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) MCSE
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) CCNA
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) AAT
4 1 (1.35%) ACCA
4 1 (1.35%) CIMA
4 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) GMP
3 1 (1.35%) GLP
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) XenApp
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.35%) XenServer
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) SAP
3 22 (29.73%) JD Edwards
4 19 (25.68%) Oracle
5 15 (20.27%) Epicor
6 7 (9.46%) Cognos
6 7 (9.46%) VMware
6 7 (9.46%) Hyperion
7 6 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (6.76%) Dell
8 5 (6.76%) Citrix
8 5 (6.76%) Cisco
8 5 (6.76%) IBM
8 5 (6.76%) Veeam
8 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.76%) Trend Micro
9 4 (5.41%) Northgate
9 4 (5.41%) Civica
9 4 (5.41%) Orchard
10 3 (4.05%) FrontRange
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