The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 52 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sage 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.23% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £27,750 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Sage
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
170 130 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 34.91% 29.95% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 149 103 171
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Sage
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Sage Salary Trend in Suffolk

Sage
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 5 £28,000 -
Bury St Edmunds -12 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Sage
East of England

Sage
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Sage.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Tandem
4 1 (16.67%) Line 50
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
3 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Line Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix