The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 370 375 371
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sage 65 35 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 59
Average salary £44,250 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.62% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,200 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10554 9672 10625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.88% 48.59% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8359 7575 8911
Average salary £42,500 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sage
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Sage Salary Trend in the South East

Sage
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sage Salary Histogram in the South East

Sage
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Hampshire -4 24 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey +4 13 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Buckinghamshire - 12 £28,750 - 3
Berkshire -18 11 £40,000 -33.33%
West Sussex -4 2 £24,000 -46.66%
Kent - 2 £43,500 - 1
East Sussex -16 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 46 (36.80%) CRM
2 39 (31.20%) Finance
3 37 (29.60%) SQL Server
4 36 (28.80%) ERP
5 33 (26.40%) SQL
6 32 (25.60%) SAP
6 32 (25.60%) MS Excel
6 32 (25.60%) Sage 200
7 29 (23.20%) .NET
7 29 (23.20%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
9 23 (18.40%) Project Management
9 23 (18.40%) Dynamics AX
10 22 (17.60%) Dynamics NAV
11 21 (16.80%) SharePoint
12 20 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 19 (15.20%) C#
14 18 (14.40%) ASP.NET
14 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (13.60%) Dynamics GP
15 17 (13.60%) Exchequer
15 17 (13.60%) Windows
16 16 (12.80%) HTML
16 16 (12.80%) Oracle
16 16 (12.80%) Sage 50
16 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (12.00%) Internet
17 15 (12.00%) VB.NET
17 15 (12.00%) Content Management
17 15 (12.00%) Advertising

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 21 (16.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.80%) CMS
3 10 (8.00%) Drupal
3 10 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.80%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.20%) DNN
5 4 (3.20%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.80%) nginx
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (25.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (25.60%) Sage 200
2 23 (18.40%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (17.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 20 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (13.60%) Dynamics GP
5 17 (13.60%) Exchequer
6 16 (12.80%) Sage 50
7 14 (11.20%) Lawson
8 12 (9.60%) SAP Business One
9 6 (4.80%) Line 500
10 5 (4.00%) Agresso
10 5 (4.00%) GoldMine
11 4 (3.20%) Sage 1000
12 2 (1.60%) Line 100
12 2 (1.60%) SalesLogix
13 1 (0.80%) Pegasus Opera
13 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.80%) Academy Housing
13 1 (0.80%) arcHouse
13 1 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) Internet
2 6 (4.80%) VPN
3 3 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.40%) DNS
3 3 (2.40%) DHCP
4 2 (1.60%) LAN
4 2 (1.60%) Firewall
4 2 (1.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.80%) PPTP
5 1 (0.80%) BGP
5 1 (0.80%) OSPF
5 1 (0.80%) IPsec
5 1 (0.80%) Broadband
5 1 (0.80%) ISDN
5 1 (0.80%) SAN
5 1 (0.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.80%) VoIP
5 1 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (3.20%) SSDT
7 3 (2.40%) MS Access
7 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.80%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (31.20%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Advertising
3 12 (9.60%) Marketing
4 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.80%) Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Back Office
7 3 (2.40%) French Language
8 2 (1.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.80%) Retail
9 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (36.00%) Consultant
2 27 (21.60%) Sage Consultant
3 18 (14.40%) Project Manager
4 17 (13.60%) ERP Consultant
4 17 (13.60%) Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Support Consultant
6 15 (12.00%) Senior Manager
7 14 (11.20%) .NET Developer
8 12 (9.60%) Analyst
8 12 (9.60%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (8.00%) Digital Project Manager
10 9 (7.20%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Support Analyst
11 8 (6.40%) Applications Support
11 8 (6.40%) Team Leader
12 7 (5.60%) Senior Digital Project Manager
13 6 (4.80%) Implementation Consultant
13 6 (4.80%) Applications Consultant
14 5 (4.00%) CRM Manager
14 5 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) .NET
2 18 (14.40%) ASP.NET
3 16 (12.80%) HTML
4 12 (9.60%) XML
5 10 (8.00%) HTML5
6 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.60%) Mason
7 2 (1.60%) Ajax
7 2 (1.60%) EDI
8 1 (0.80%) COM
8 1 (0.80%) CSS
8 1 (0.80%) Web Services
8 1 (0.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Social Media
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) Kindle
4 4 (3.20%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.60%) iPhone
6 2 (1.60%) iPad
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Android
3 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.60%) UNIX
6 2 (1.60%) AIX
6 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) CRM
2 36 (28.80%) ERP
3 23 (18.40%) Project Management
4 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.00%) Content Management
6 12 (9.60%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.00%) Scrum
7 10 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 10 (8.00%) Social Media Marketing
8 9 (7.20%) ITIL
9 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.80%) Migration
10 6 (4.80%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.80%) Business Development
10 6 (4.80%) ETL
10 6 (4.80%) OO
11 5 (4.00%) Product Management
11 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) SQL
2 19 (15.20%) C#
3 15 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (6.40%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.60%) VB
5 2 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) CIMA
2 4 (3.20%) ACCA
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) MCP
4 2 (1.60%) CCNA
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.60%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.60%) AAT
5 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.80%) HND
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 32 (25.60%) SAP
2 29 (23.20%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.80%) Oracle
5 6 (4.80%) Epicor
5 6 (4.80%) Pegasus
6 5 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.40%) Primavera
7 3 (2.40%) Baan
7 3 (2.40%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.40%) VMware
8 2 (1.60%) Open Text
8 2 (1.60%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.60%) Draytek
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco
8 2 (1.60%) Citrix
8 2 (1.60%) Cognos
8 2 (1.60%) Symantec
8 2 (1.60%) Remedy
8 2 (1.60%) Sophos
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