The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 161 160 152
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sage 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.064% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.13% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £45,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Sage
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1537 1490 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.20% 47.45% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 907 963 1040
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sage
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Sage Salary Trend in Scotland

Sage
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Sage Salary Histogram in Scotland

Sage
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Aberdeen +9 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh - 2 £32,250 -
Glasgow - 2 £28,500 -
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (47.83%) Oracle
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) ERP
2 10 (43.48%) Sage 200
3 9 (39.13%) SAP
4 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Business Development
5 7 (30.43%) Sage 50
6 6 (26.09%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Advertising
7 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) Pegasus
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.04%) DHCP
9 3 (13.04%) DNS
9 3 (13.04%) SAP ERP
9 3 (13.04%) Office 365
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Sage 200
2 7 (30.43%) Sage 50
3 6 (26.09%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (13.04%) SAP ERP
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (8.70%) Agresso
7 1 (4.35%) Exchequer
7 1 (4.35%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (4.35%) Movex
7 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Account Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) ERP Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Sage Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Software Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) SVG
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ERP
2 7 (30.43%) Business Development
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (17.39%) Pegasus
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.35%) Epicor
6 1 (4.35%) CODA
6 1 (4.35%) Baan
6 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) Infor