The table below looks at the statistics for Sage 50 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage 50 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage 50
Rank 846 873 861
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 20 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.023%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.024% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 18
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.32%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.32%

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
8168 8256 8917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.92% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6601 6211 7143
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Sage 50
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sage 50 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sage 50
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK.

Sage 50 Salary Trend in the UK

Sage 50
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage 50 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Sage 50 Salary Histogram in the UK

Sage 50
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +33 19 £30,000 -33.33% 6
South East -12 10 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 9 - - 1
West Midlands - 5 £30,000 - 2
Manchester - 2 £28,000 -
Salford - 2 £28,000 -
North West - 2 £28,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £52,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £52,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £21,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Basildon - 1 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £52,500 - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 £21,500 -

Sage 50
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Sage 50 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 50.

1 42 (100.00%) Sage
2 25 (59.52%) Sage 200
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
4 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 12 (28.57%) CRM
6 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
6 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) .NET
7 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 8 (19.05%) Advertising
10 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.29%) ERP
11 6 (14.29%) MS Office
12 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.90%) VPN
12 5 (11.90%) DNS
12 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
13 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (9.52%) SonicWALL
13 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
13 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
13 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001

Sage 50
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Sage 50 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 50. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Sage 200
2 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.76%) Sage BI
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (4.76%) Agresso
4 1 (2.38%) Exchequer
4 1 (2.38%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (2.38%) Line 100
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.38%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (2.38%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) VPN
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
1 8 (19.05%) Advertising
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Consultant
1 16 (38.10%) Sage Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 10 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 9 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Support Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Network Support
6 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Trainer
7 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) Software Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) WCF
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) Ajax
3 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.38%) EPoS
1 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Debian
5 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (14.29%) ERP
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) Coaching
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Network Management
5 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) ETL
6 1 (2.38%) Practice Management
6 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CIMA
1 1 (2.38%) ACCA
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Sage
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) SonicWALL
3 4 (9.52%) Symantec
3 4 (9.52%) Dell
4 3 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Wyse
4 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (7.14%) Northgate
5 1 (2.38%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.38%) CODA
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