The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 221 222 163
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -59
Permanent jobs citing Sage 34 34 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.46% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.97% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 73
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £21,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3209 3502 3269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.72% 47.52% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2546 2870 2866
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 20 £40,750 +91.76% 11
Cheshire -14 7 £30,000 - 2
Merseyside - 5 £37,500 - 2
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (50.94%) ERP
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) SAP
4 17 (32.08%) Finance
5 15 (28.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (28.30%) CRM
5 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
6 14 (26.42%) SAP Business One
6 14 (26.42%) SQL
7 13 (24.53%) Epicor
7 13 (24.53%) Sage 1000
7 13 (24.53%) Sage 200
8 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
9 11 (20.75%) DHCP
9 11 (20.75%) DNS
9 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (20.75%) Project Management
9 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.75%) SCCM
9 11 (20.75%) SCOM
10 10 (18.87%) SCVMM
10 10 (18.87%) Pegasus
10 10 (18.87%) Avaya
11 8 (15.09%) Degree
11 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (13.21%) Citrix
13 6 (11.32%) VPN
13 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) LiveLink
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (26.42%) SAP Business One
3 13 (24.53%) Sage 1000
3 13 (24.53%) Sage 200
4 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (11.32%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (7.55%) Agresso
7 4 (7.55%) Line 500
8 3 (5.66%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (3.77%) Lawson
9 2 (3.77%) Movex
9 2 (3.77%) SalesLogix
9 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (1.89%) Sage 300 ERP
10 1 (1.89%) GoldMine
10 1 (1.89%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DHCP
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 6 (11.32%) VPN
3 5 (9.43%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (9.43%) WAN
4 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) VLAN
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) LAN
6 2 (3.77%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) SAN
7 1 (1.89%) Firewall
7 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.89%) Network Security
7 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) French Language
3 1 (1.89%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.89%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Service Manager
4 6 (11.32%) ERP Project Manager
5 5 (9.43%) ERP Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Junior Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Team Leader
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Junior
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.66%) Support Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.66%) DBA
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.66%) ERP Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Sage Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.66%) iPhone
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) ERP
2 15 (28.30%) CRM
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) Practice Management
5 5 (9.43%) Requirements Management
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) Change Control
6 4 (7.55%) Business Development
7 3 (5.66%) Content Management
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
9 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.89%) Change Management
9 1 (1.89%) High Availability
9 1 (1.89%) Telemarketing
9 1 (1.89%) Migration
9 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) C#
2 5 (9.43%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) PMP
2 5 (9.43%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ACCA
4 1 (1.89%) CIMA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
1 11 (20.75%) SCOM
2 10 (18.87%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) SAP
3 13 (24.53%) Epicor
4 10 (18.87%) Pegasus
4 10 (18.87%) Avaya
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle
6 6 (11.32%) VMware
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco
7 4 (7.55%) HP
7 4 (7.55%) CODA
8 3 (5.66%) Baan
8 3 (5.66%) JD Edwards
8 3 (5.66%) Primavera
8 3 (5.66%) Open Text
8 3 (5.66%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (5.66%) Cognos
8 3 (5.66%) RedPrairie
9 2 (3.77%) Infor
9 2 (3.77%) Juniper
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