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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank 952 970 985
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 4 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.055% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £44,300 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.70% +6.25%

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
7332 8200 9597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.09% 7.38% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5786 6561 7371
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -

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
Top 8 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 29 April 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
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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 2 £30,000 -28.57% 2
Scotland - 2 £32,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £32,000 -
South East +34 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Surrey -3 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Sage
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) ERP
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Sage X3
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) VBA
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) Broadband
7 3 (21.43%) PBX
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Dell
7 3 (21.43%) BT
7 3 (21.43%) Advertising
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Lotus
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Sage X3
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (21.43%) Sage 1000
3 2 (14.29%) Sage BI
3 2 (14.29%) Sage CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (7.14%) Magento
4 1 (7.14%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) Broadband
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) PBX
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Support Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Development Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Document Management
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
2 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Security Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Continuity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
2 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VB
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Postfix
2 1 (7.14%) SpamAssassin
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) BT
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Lotus
4 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Epicor
5 1 (7.14%) QNAP
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago