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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank 875 910 870
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -40
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 14 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 14
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%

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
7560 9081 8387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.11% 7.73% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5951 7096 6616
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015 within the UK.

Line 500 Salary Histogram 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 2 June 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 +32 12 £40,000 +3.22% 5
North West +7 6 £40,000 -3.61% 2
London +42 3 - -
West Yorkshire +31 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire +7 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Cheshire +2 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Lancashire - 3 £44,000 - 1
Leeds +15 2 £35,000 +10.23%

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 22 (100.00%) Sage
2 16 (72.73%) ERP
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) CRM
5 7 (31.82%) Advertising
5 7 (31.82%) Sage 1000
6 6 (27.27%) Marketing
6 6 (27.27%) EDI
6 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 6 (27.27%) IBM
6 6 (27.27%) AIX
7 5 (22.73%) Informix
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
7 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
7 5 (22.73%) Sage ERP X3
8 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) TETRA
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Document Management
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Sage 1000
2 5 (22.73%) Sage ERP X3
3 3 (13.64%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TETRA
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Informix
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Advertising
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
4 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Sage Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Sage 500 Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) EDI
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ERP
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Document Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Sage
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
5 2 (9.09%) Kaspersky
5 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 2 (9.09%) Splunk
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Websense
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Infor
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + amazing benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
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