The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 March 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 155 157
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 6 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.30% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.69% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Median salary £35,500 £29,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.41% -47.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 938 1306 1224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.15% 44.12% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 579 795 763
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Sage
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Sage in Scotland

Sage
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage in Scotland

Sage
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Glasgow - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,500 -
Edinburgh -5 1 £31,500 +8.62% 1
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sage.

1 8 (61.54%) Sage 200
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Advertising
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Sage CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Skype
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Sage 200
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (15.38%) Sage CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Line 500
3 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
3 1 (7.69%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (7.69%) Sage BI
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
General
1 5 (38.46%) Advertising
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Sage 200 Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Sage Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Avaya
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Epicor
2 1 (7.69%) IFS
2 1 (7.69%) Infor
2 1 (7.69%) Pegasus