The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank 894 885 882
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 6 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.079% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 10
Average salary £34,250 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.78% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+24.54% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7628 8498 8504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 7.40% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5991 6663 6639
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Line 500
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 within the UK.

Line 500 Salary Trend in the UK

Line 500
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Line 500 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Line 500 Salary Histogram in the UK

Line 500
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 500 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
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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
England -2 6 £34,250 +3.78% 3
North West +9 2 £23,000 -30.30% 1
East of England +9 1 £50,000 +51.51%
London +2 1 - - 1
West Midlands -19 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Manchester - 1 £23,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £23,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Line 500 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 Line 500.

1 18 (100.00%) Sage
2 12 (66.67%) ERP
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) CRM
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Sage 1000
7 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) Sage ERP X3
8 4 (22.22%) Advertising
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (16.67%) Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (16.67%) Sage CRM
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Line 500 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 Line 500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Sage 1000
2 4 (22.22%) Sage ERP X3
3 3 (16.67%) Sage CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Sage 200
5 1 (5.56%) Agresso
5 1 (5.56%) MFGPRO
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.11%) TETRA
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Informix
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 4 (22.22%) Advertising
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Business One Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ERP
2 7 (38.89%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Sage
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Websense
5 2 (11.11%) Kaspersky
5 2 (11.11%) Splunk
5 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.56%) QAD
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) Infor
6 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
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