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 3 months to 28 April 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 95
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.26% - 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £39,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.67% -5.33%  

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 374 510 503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 48.51% 46.83% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 306 450 461
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Sage as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
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 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £37,500 -
Sage
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for Sage.

1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Sage 1000
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Acronis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) WMI
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Acronis
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware