Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Sage
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 123 176
Rank change year-on-year -22 +53 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sage 25 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.83% 1.15% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 2.78% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 5
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £29,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +5.45% -31.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £23,700
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,125 £30,100
North West median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +13.64%

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1341 935 1376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.36% 41.32% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 771 1134
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in Cheshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Sage in Cheshire

Sage
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage in Cheshire

Sage
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 10 - -
Chester -3 3 £25,000 +1.01%
Warrington -2 1 £50,000 -11.11%
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Middlewich - 1 £22,000 -
Sage
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 20 (80.00%) ERP
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) CRM
7 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
8 7 (28.00%) Sage 1000
8 7 (28.00%) Sage CRM
8 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (28.00%) Migration
9 6 (24.00%) Advertising
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.00%) Sage 500
11 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
11 4 (16.00%) VMware
12 3 (12.00%) Change Management
12 3 (12.00%) SAP
12 3 (12.00%) vSphere
12 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (12.00%) Sage X3
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
12 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Sage 1000
1 7 (28.00%) Sage CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Sage 500
3 3 (12.00%) Sage X3
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (24.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) CRM Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Implementation Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Sage Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Graduate
5 3 (12.00%) Graduate 1st Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Graduate IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) IT Graduate
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (12.00%) IT Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) ERP
2 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Data Security
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) ISMS
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ACCA
2 2 (8.00%) CIMA
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Epicor
4 2 (8.00%) Infor
4 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) Progress
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard