Period
to 20 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 February 2019 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 101 128
Rank change year-on-year +38 +27 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sage 22 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.50% 0.55% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.13% 1.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 1
Kent median annual salary £24,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.33% +40.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £20,650 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,750 £38,750
South East median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% +7.14% +5.00%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 359 506 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.84% 39.62% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 322 425 621
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,325 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage in Kent

Sage
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Sage in Kent

Sage
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in Kent over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Sage in Kent

Sage
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 February 2019. 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
Tonbridge - 8 - -
Sevenoaks - 6 £24,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £20,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £28,000 -
Sage
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Sage.

1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) ERP
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) SAP
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) NetSuite
4 9 (40.91%) Slack
4 9 (40.91%) Workday
5 8 (36.36%) Retail
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Internet
5 8 (36.36%) Adobe
5 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 7 (31.82%) SLA
6 7 (31.82%) Data Security
6 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
6 7 (31.82%) Service Desk Management
6 7 (31.82%) Sage X3
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Epicor
7 4 (18.18%) IFS
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (9.09%) SQL

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) NetSuite
2 7 (31.82%) Sage X3
3 2 (9.09%) BPCS
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (9.09%) Lawson
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Business One
4 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Slack
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
1 8 (36.36%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Business One Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ERP
2 7 (31.82%) Data Security
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) SAP
3 9 (40.91%) Workday
4 8 (36.36%) Adobe
5 4 (18.18%) Epicor
5 4 (18.18%) IFS
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Infor
7 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards