The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 189 186 171
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sage 24 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.58% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 23
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2800 2774 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.35% 50.83% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2374 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sage
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the West Midlands region.

Sage Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sage
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sage
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham +9 11 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Shropshire - 4 £22,750 -
Staffordshire -11 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -5 2 £36,000 +2.85%
Warwickshire +17 1 £55,500 +30.58%
Coventry -2 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 16 (34.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) CRM
3 14 (29.79%) Finance
3 14 (29.79%) Sage 200
4 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
4 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
4 13 (27.66%) SAP
5 11 (23.40%) Windows
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.28%) ERP
7 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
7 9 (19.15%) HTML
8 8 (17.02%) Oracle
8 8 (17.02%) MS Office
8 8 (17.02%) Line 500
9 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
9 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.89%) .NET
9 7 (14.89%) Exchequer
9 7 (14.89%) SLA
10 6 (12.77%) CIMA
10 6 (12.77%) ACCA
10 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
10 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.77%) Sun
10 6 (12.77%) Citrix
10 6 (12.77%) VBA
10 6 (12.77%) XML
10 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (29.79%) Sage 200
3 8 (17.02%) Line 500
4 7 (14.89%) Exchequer
5 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (12.77%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (10.64%) SAP Business One
6 5 (10.64%) Sage 50
7 3 (6.38%) Pegasus Opera
8 2 (4.26%) Agresso
8 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (4.26%) Sage 1000
9 1 (2.13%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) Broadband
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) OLAP
2 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.51%) QlikView
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.26%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (4.26%) NetAdvantage
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 4 (8.51%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Consultant
3 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Software Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Sage Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) ERP Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Programmer
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.77%) XML
4 4 (8.51%) MDX
5 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.26%) LINQ
6 2 (4.26%) WPF
6 2 (4.26%) WF
6 2 (4.26%) WinForms
7 1 (2.13%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) CRM
2 10 (21.28%) ERP
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) ETL
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) Document Management
6 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Web Development
6 1 (2.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.13%) OpenUP
6 1 (2.13%) Product Management
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.77%) VBA
4 3 (6.38%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) VB6
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ACCA
1 6 (12.77%) CIMA
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) CCENT
5 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
5 1 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) SAP
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) Sun
4 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) Logi Analytics
5 4 (8.51%) Pegasus
5 4 (8.51%) CODA
6 2 (4.26%) Infragistics
6 2 (4.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Capita
7 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.13%) Draytek
7 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
Birmingham
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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