The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 662 580 594
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sage 233 373 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 199 330 262
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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 -89 220 £35,000 -5.40% 48
London +64 79 £48,750 +8.33% 12
West Midlands -15 29 £30,000 +9.09% 6
Yorkshire +5 24 £33,000 +10.00% 4
South East -79 24 £30,000 -25.00% 5
North West -29 23 £38,750 +24.00% 14
South West -27 21 £27,500 -26.66% 1
City of London +21 14 £33,000 -34.65% 4
Worcestershire +6 14 - -
Bristol -11 14 £25,000 -41.17%
Kidderminster - 14 - -
West Yorkshire +7 13 £30,000 - 3
Leeds +20 12 £30,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +7 12 £40,000 +50.94%
Sheffield +4 12 £40,000 +6.66%
East of England -21 10 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Wales +6 8 £35,750 -20.55% 1
Manchester -10 8 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Hammersmith - 8 £55,000 -
Cheshire -2 7 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Surrey +15 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South Wales -2 6 £48,250 +7.22% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Coventry -8 6 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Hertfordshire -18 6 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Oxfordshire +4 5 £26,000 -54.38%
Cardiff -4 5 £60,000 - 1
Lancashire -9 5 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Harrow +8 4 £19,000 -5.00%
Warrington +7 4 £27,500 -16.66% 1

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 211 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 199 (36.38%) ERP
3 186 (34.00%) Finance
4 183 (33.46%) SAP
5 170 (31.08%) SQL
6 156 (28.52%) SQL Server
7 155 (28.34%) MS Excel
8 141 (25.78%) CRM
9 126 (23.03%) Oracle
10 122 (22.30%) Windows
11 103 (18.83%) Sage 200
12 101 (18.46%) Dynamics NAV
13 80 (14.63%) Manufacturing
14 77 (14.08%) Dynamics CRM
15 70 (12.80%) Epicor
16 62 (11.33%) MS Office
17 60 (10.97%) Pegasus
18 59 (10.79%) HTML
19 56 (10.24%) Infor
20 53 (9.69%) Project Management
21 52 (9.51%) Salesforce.com
21 52 (9.51%) SharePoint
21 52 (9.51%) MS Exchange
22 50 (9.14%) Degree
23 48 (8.78%) .NET
23 48 (8.78%) JD Edwards
24 47 (8.59%) Dynamics GP
24 47 (8.59%) Business Analysis
25 44 (8.04%) Firewall
26 43 (7.86%) Active Directory

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (9.51%) SharePoint
1 52 (9.51%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (2.74%) SugarCRM
6 12 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (2.19%) IIS
6 12 (2.19%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.73%) nginx
10 3 (0.55%) Apache
10 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.37%) CMS
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.37%) Drupal
11 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 155 (28.34%) MS Excel
2 62 (11.33%) MS Office
3 10 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.46%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.28%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.91%) InDesign
8 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project
10 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 103 (18.83%) Sage 200
2 101 (18.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 77 (14.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 47 (8.59%) Dynamics GP
5 42 (7.68%) SAP Business One
5 42 (7.68%) Agresso
6 32 (5.85%) Exchequer
6 32 (5.85%) Sage CRM
7 28 (5.12%) Sage ERP X3
7 28 (5.12%) Pegasus Opera
8 24 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (4.39%) Infor CRM
9 19 (3.47%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (3.47%) SAP CRM
10 18 (3.29%) Line 500
11 17 (3.11%) Oracle General Ledger
12 13 (2.38%) Sage 1000
12 13 (2.38%) Tesseract
13 11 (2.01%) Oracle CRM
14 10 (1.83%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.74%) Office 365
2 12 (2.19%) SaaS
3 11 (2.01%) Sage Pay
4 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.55%) Taleo
6 2 (0.37%) Force.com
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.37%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
7 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.04%) Firewall
2 31 (5.67%) DNS
3 29 (5.30%) LAN
3 29 (5.30%) WAN
4 27 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.66%) VPN
5 20 (3.66%) DHCP
6 15 (2.74%) Intranet
7 11 (2.01%) Wireless
8 8 (1.46%) VLAN
8 8 (1.46%) SSL
9 7 (1.28%) ATM
9 7 (1.28%) DSL
10 5 (0.91%) SSH
10 5 (0.91%) PuTTY
10 5 (0.91%) Broadband
10 5 (0.91%) SAN
11 4 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.73%) PPTP
11 4 (0.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (28.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (5.85%) Crystal Reports
4 28 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (3.11%) MySQL
8 9 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.65%) QlikView
9 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.10%) MS Access
11 5 (0.91%) Informix
11 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.73%) JasperReports
12 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Flash Builder
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 186 (34.00%) Finance
2 80 (14.63%) Manufacturing
3 31 (5.67%) Marketing
4 24 (4.39%) Advertising
5 23 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.29%) General Ledger
6 18 (3.29%) Retail
7 11 (2.01%) Front Office
8 8 (1.46%) Back Office
8 8 (1.46%) French Language
9 7 (1.28%) Billing
10 5 (0.91%) Local Government
10 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) German Language
11 4 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.55%) Legal
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 3 (0.55%) Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 141 (25.78%) Consultant
2 135 (24.68%) Analyst
3 60 (10.97%) Developer
4 58 (10.60%) Implementation Consultant
5 57 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 55 (10.05%) ERP Consultant
7 53 (9.69%) Business Analyst
8 32 (5.85%) Applications Support
9 30 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
10 29 (5.30%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.57%) Business Systems Analyst
11 25 (4.57%) Administrator
12 24 (4.39%) Applications Support Analyst
13 23 (4.20%) Sage Consultant
13 23 (4.20%) ERP Implementation Consultant
14 16 (2.93%) Business Consultant
15 14 (2.56%) Data Analyst
15 14 (2.56%) IT Support
16 12 (2.19%) Applications Consultant
17 11 (2.01%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.79%) HTML
2 48 (8.78%) .NET
3 30 (5.48%) XML
4 23 (4.20%) CSS
5 22 (4.02%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.56%) Web Services
6 14 (2.56%) jQuery
7 11 (2.01%) HTML5
8 9 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (1.65%) XHTML
9 8 (1.46%) COM
9 8 (1.46%) WPF
10 7 (1.28%) EDI
11 6 (1.10%) Ajax
11 6 (1.10%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.91%) WCF
12 5 (0.91%) Silverlight
13 4 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.73%) JSON
13 4 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.01%) Blackberry
3 11 (2.01%) FMCG
4 9 (1.65%) iPhone
4 9 (1.65%) Social Media
5 8 (1.46%) iPad
5 8 (1.46%) EPoS
6 7 (1.28%) EMV
6 7 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
6 7 (1.28%) EFT
6 7 (1.28%) Replication
6 7 (1.28%) APACS
6 7 (1.28%) E-Learning
6 7 (1.28%) Graphic Design
6 7 (1.28%) Copywriting
7 6 (1.10%) User Experience
7 6 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.10%) EFTPOS
7 6 (1.10%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 122 (22.30%) Windows
2 43 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (6.76%) Windows 7
5 28 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (4.02%) Windows 8
7 15 (2.74%) Linux
8 13 (2.38%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.10%) Android
10 5 (0.91%) AIX
10 5 (0.91%) UNIX
11 4 (0.73%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (36.38%) ERP
2 141 (25.78%) CRM
3 53 (9.69%) Project Management
4 47 (8.59%) Business Analysis
5 39 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (5.85%) Systems Analysis
7 28 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (4.20%) ITIL
9 23 (4.20%) Time Management
10 21 (3.84%) GAP Analysis
11 20 (3.66%) PRINCE2
12 18 (3.29%) Change Management
12 18 (3.29%) Migration
13 17 (3.11%) Business Development
14 16 (2.93%) E-Commerce
15 15 (2.74%) Software Engineering
16 14 (2.56%) Document Management
16 14 (2.56%) Data Analysis
17 12 (2.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (31.08%) SQL
2 40 (7.31%) C#
3 35 (6.40%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.66%) PHP
5 17 (3.11%) Java
6 15 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 15 (2.74%) VBA
7 13 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.38%) C
8 8 (1.46%) C++
9 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.37%) VB
10 2 (0.37%) PHP5
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.18%) VB6
11 1 (0.18%) Ruby
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) RPG
11 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (9.14%) Degree
2 21 (3.84%) ACCA
3 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.38%) MCSE
5 7 (1.28%) CCNA
5 7 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.10%) PMP
6 6 (1.10%) CIMA
6 6 (1.10%) ISEB
7 5 (0.91%) CCSA
7 5 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.73%) AAT
8 4 (0.73%) MCITP
9 3 (0.55%) MCTS
9 3 (0.55%) MCP
9 3 (0.55%) MCPD
10 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) HND
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.38%) QA
2 10 (1.83%) SLA
3 5 (0.91%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) GMP
5 1 (0.18%) GLP
System Software
1 43 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.91%) vSphere
5 4 (0.73%) XenApp
6 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.46%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.91%) WSUS
2 5 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.37%) SCCM
3 2 (0.37%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 211 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 183 (33.46%) SAP
3 126 (23.03%) Oracle
4 70 (12.80%) Epicor
5 60 (10.97%) Pegasus
6 56 (10.24%) Infor
7 52 (9.51%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (8.78%) JD Edwards
9 35 (6.40%) NetSuite
10 31 (5.67%) VMware
11 25 (4.57%) Cisco
12 21 (3.84%) CODA
12 21 (3.84%) Northgate
13 20 (3.66%) Citrix
14 18 (3.29%) HP
15 14 (2.56%) Hyperion
15 14 (2.56%) Civica
15 14 (2.56%) Orchard
16 13 (2.38%) IBM
17 12 (2.19%) Lotus
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