The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 541 588 544
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -44
Permanent jobs citing Sage 376 296 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 333 256 361
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54998 52169 56830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.23% 48.12% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44076 42630 47908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sage
Salary Trend

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

Sage Salary Trend in the UK

Sage
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Sage Salary Histogram in the UK

Sage
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 +10 354 £37,250 +4.92% 71
South East +23 101 £40,000 - 21
North West +24 49 £32,500 -18.75% 6
London -17 48 £47,500 +14.45% 11
South West -16 39 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Hampshire +15 37 £46,250 +15.62% 4
East of England -26 35 £37,500 +7.14% 5
West Midlands +23 32 £34,000 +6.25% 5
Manchester +12 25 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Yorkshire -16 25 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Fareham +7 24 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Berkshire -1 24 £40,000 -14.89% 4
Essex +15 20 £40,000 -11.11% 3
City of London +3 20 £50,500 +12.22% 3
West Yorkshire -35 17 £30,000 +1.69%
Scotland +3 15 £33,000 +14.78% 6
Bristol -4 15 £42,500 +70.00% 2
North East +12 14 £27,250 -27.33% 9
East Midlands -30 13 £22,500 -34.78% 6
Oxfordshire +10 12 £57,000 +52.00% 7
Birmingham +18 11 £24,000 -8.57%
Oxford +13 10 £62,500 +50.60% 2
Cheshire +4 10 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Dorset +2 10 £36,250 +3.57%
Reading +2 10 £48,750 +50.00%
Hertfordshire -26 10 £34,500 +30.18%
Gloucestershire - 10 £19,250 - 3
Tyne and Wear +9 9 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 9 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £32,000 -8.57%

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sage 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.

1 248 (33.56%) CRM
2 246 (33.29%) Finance
3 233 (31.53%) ERP
4 226 (30.58%) Microsoft
5 198 (26.79%) SAP
6 193 (26.12%) SQL
7 185 (25.03%) SQL Server
8 175 (23.68%) Sage 200
9 172 (23.27%) MS Excel
10 159 (21.52%) Windows
11 146 (19.76%) Dynamics NAV
12 134 (18.13%) HTML
13 122 (16.51%) Salesforce.com
14 120 (16.24%) Project Management
15 111 (15.02%) .NET
16 106 (14.34%) Dynamics CRM
17 104 (14.07%) Oracle
17 104 (14.07%) SharePoint
18 98 (13.26%) Pegasus
19 86 (11.64%) MS Exchange
19 86 (11.64%) Dynamics GP
20 85 (11.50%) Active Directory
21 84 (11.37%) Dynamics AX
22 80 (10.83%) PRINCE2
23 78 (10.55%) E-Commerce
24 77 (10.42%) JavaScript
25 74 (10.01%) MS Office
26 69 (9.34%) C#
26 69 (9.34%) Marketing
27 67 (9.07%) Windows Server 2008

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sage 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 104 (14.07%) SharePoint
2 86 (11.64%) MS Exchange
3 43 (5.82%) Umbraco
4 39 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (5.01%) Drupal
6 22 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (2.98%) IIS
7 19 (2.57%) CMS
8 16 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (1.89%) SugarCRM
9 14 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.89%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.22%) Apache
12 8 (1.08%) nginx
12 8 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.81%) Lync
14 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 172 (23.27%) MS Excel
2 74 (10.01%) MS Office
3 40 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 175 (23.68%) Sage 200
2 146 (19.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 106 (14.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 86 (11.64%) Dynamics GP
5 84 (11.37%) Dynamics AX
6 63 (8.53%) SAP Business One
7 62 (8.39%) Exchequer
8 52 (7.04%) Sage 1000
9 50 (6.77%) Sage 50
10 44 (5.95%) Line 500
11 39 (5.28%) Agresso
12 30 (4.06%) Lawson
13 27 (3.65%) SalesLogix
14 25 (3.38%) Pegasus Opera
15 19 (2.57%) GoldMine
16 15 (2.03%) Line 50
16 15 (2.03%) Movex
17 11 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
18 9 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
19 8 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.84%) SaaS
2 7 (0.95%) Office 365
3 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.54%) Force.com
5 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.27%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.71%) Internet
2 43 (5.82%) DNS
3 37 (5.01%) DHCP
4 36 (4.87%) Firewall
5 29 (3.92%) VPN
6 22 (2.98%) TCP/IP
6 22 (2.98%) WAN
7 21 (2.84%) LAN
7 21 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (2.30%) SAN
9 13 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.22%) Intranet
11 8 (1.08%) Wireless
11 8 (1.08%) VoIP
11 8 (1.08%) Broadband
12 6 (0.81%) VLAN
12 6 (0.81%) SSL
13 5 (0.68%) IPsec
14 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.54%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (25.03%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
2 52 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.19%) MySQL
4 24 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.08%) Redis
8 8 (1.08%) Informix
8 8 (1.08%) OLAP
8 8 (1.08%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (3.65%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.68%) JIRA
4 5 (0.68%) Subversion
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.27%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (0.27%) NetAdvantage
5 2 (0.27%) Ant
6 1 (0.14%) JUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.14%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 246 (33.29%) Finance
2 69 (9.34%) Marketing
3 64 (8.66%) Advertising
4 62 (8.39%) Manufacturing
5 37 (5.01%) Retail
6 19 (2.57%) Banking
7 16 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.89%) Legal
9 13 (1.76%) Back Office
10 11 (1.49%) Billing
11 10 (1.35%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.81%) Law
13 4 (0.54%) Games
14 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.41%) Electronics
14 3 (0.41%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 161 (21.79%) Consultant
2 126 (17.05%) Analyst
3 106 (14.34%) Developer
4 62 (8.39%) Support Analyst
5 53 (7.17%) Project Manager
6 51 (6.90%) Sage Consultant
7 47 (6.36%) Applications Support
8 38 (5.14%) ERP Consultant
9 33 (4.47%) Software Consultant
10 30 (4.06%) CRM Consultant
11 29 (3.92%) Support Engineer
12 26 (3.52%) Support Consultant
12 26 (3.52%) IT Support
13 25 (3.38%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
14 23 (3.11%) Applications Consultant
14 23 (3.11%) ERP Manager
15 20 (2.71%) IT Manager
16 19 (2.57%) Systems Analyst
17 18 (2.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (18.13%) HTML
2 111 (15.02%) .NET
3 63 (8.53%) HTML5
4 44 (5.95%) CSS
5 43 (5.82%) jQuery
6 41 (5.55%) XML
7 40 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 21 (2.84%) Web Services
8 21 (2.84%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.03%) COM
9 15 (2.03%) CSS3
10 14 (1.89%) Ajax
11 11 (1.49%) LAMP
11 11 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.35%) Django
12 10 (1.35%) Backbone.js
13 9 (1.22%) XHTML
13 9 (1.22%) JSON
13 9 (1.22%) REST
14 8 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.14%) Social Media
2 28 (3.79%) Kindle
3 24 (3.25%) Blackberry
4 19 (2.57%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.76%) iPhone
6 10 (1.35%) iPad
7 9 (1.22%) FMCG
8 8 (1.08%) Replication
9 7 (0.95%) Data Conversion
10 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.68%) CMDB
10 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.41%) AS400
12 3 (0.41%) Mashup
13 2 (0.27%) Blog
13 2 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 159 (21.52%) Windows
2 67 (9.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (6.77%) Android
5 46 (6.22%) Windows XP
6 45 (6.09%) Windows 7
7 40 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 34 (4.60%) Linux
9 32 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (2.98%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.03%) Windows Vista
12 11 (1.49%) UNIX
13 10 (1.35%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.68%) Solaris
15 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.54%) AIX
16 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (33.56%) CRM
2 233 (31.53%) ERP
3 120 (16.24%) Project Management
4 80 (10.83%) PRINCE2
5 78 (10.55%) E-Commerce
6 64 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (8.12%) Scrum
8 59 (7.98%) ITIL
9 55 (7.44%) Waterfall
10 36 (4.87%) Social Media Marketing
11 35 (4.74%) Content Management
11 35 (4.74%) Business Analysis
12 27 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (2.84%) Change Management
14 20 (2.71%) MVC
15 19 (2.57%) Service Delivery
16 18 (2.44%) Business Development
17 17 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (2.17%) Workflow
18 16 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 193 (26.12%) SQL
2 77 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 69 (9.34%) C#
4 43 (5.82%) VB.NET
5 41 (5.55%) PHP
6 35 (4.74%) Java
7 28 (3.79%) T-SQL
8 20 (2.71%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.44%) C
10 14 (1.89%) VBA
11 13 (1.76%) PHP5
11 13 (1.76%) PHP4
12 12 (1.62%) Apex Code
12 12 (1.62%) C++
13 11 (1.49%) VB
14 9 (1.22%) Python
15 6 (0.81%) Uniface
15 6 (0.81%) Perl
16 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (8.25%) Degree
2 33 (4.47%) CIMA
3 31 (4.19%) ACCA
4 17 (2.30%) MCP
4 17 (2.30%) AAT
5 15 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.22%) PMP
7 9 (1.22%) MCSE
8 5 (0.68%) ISEB
9 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.54%) HND
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.41%) MCITP
10 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.27%) IIBA
11 2 (0.27%) MCTS
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.27%) CCNA
11 2 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.79%) ISO 9001
2 16 (2.17%) SLA
3 14 (1.89%) QA
4 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) GMP
6 1 (0.14%) GLP
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 85 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.81%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.54%) vSphere
6 2 (0.27%) XenServer
6 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
7 1 (0.14%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (1.89%) SCCM
2 13 (1.76%) SCOM
3 11 (1.49%) SCVMM
4 8 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 226 (30.58%) Microsoft
2 198 (26.79%) SAP
3 122 (16.51%) Salesforce.com
4 104 (14.07%) Oracle
5 98 (13.26%) Pegasus
6 54 (7.31%) Epicor
7 42 (5.68%) CODA
8 41 (5.55%) Citrix
8 41 (5.55%) Cisco
9 40 (5.41%) JD Edwards
9 40 (5.41%) VMware
10 31 (4.19%) NetSuite
11 26 (3.52%) Sun
12 24 (3.25%) Siebel
13 22 (2.98%) Infor
14 19 (2.57%) Baan
15 17 (2.30%) Avaya
16 16 (2.17%) HP
17 15 (2.03%) PeopleSoft
17 15 (2.03%) Sophos
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