The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Reading 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 129 131 126
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sage 10 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 6
Average salary £48,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1278 1180 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.38% 51.89% 48.22%
Number of salaries quoted 883 896 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
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Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sage
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Reading region.

Sage Salary Trend in Reading

Sage
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in Reading

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (77.27%) MS Excel
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) CRM
2 14 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Project Management
5 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
6 8 (36.36%) SaaS
6 8 (36.36%) Banking
6 8 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 7 (31.82%) Migration
7 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
7 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) Product Management
7 7 (31.82%) Sage 200
7 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
8 6 (27.27%) NetSuite
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (18.18%) Lync
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Lync
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (77.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (31.82%) Sage 200
3 3 (13.64%) Exchequer
4 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Sage 1000
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Wireless
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (18.18%) Billing
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) IT Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Support Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Business Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Network Manager
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 2 (9.09%) CRM Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Sencha Touch
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) CRM
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
4 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (31.82%) Product Management
4 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Business Development
8 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) NetSuite
5 4 (18.18%) Aruba
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Siebel
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Pegasus
6 1 (4.55%) Sencha