The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Line 50 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Line 50 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage Line 50
UK
Rank 864 939 -
Rank change year-on-year +75 -  
Permanent jobs citing Line 50 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.002% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.017% 0.027% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £26,500 £19,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.47% -  
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £19,000 -
% change year-on-year +39.47% -  

Line 50 is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5799 7413 7987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.91% 7.24% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4386 5814 6348
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Line 50
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Line 50 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Line 50 in the UK

Line 50
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line 50.

Salary trend for Line 50 in the UK

Line 50
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 50 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +107 1 £26,500 +39.47%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £26,500 -
South East - 1 £26,500 -

Line 50
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Line 50 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Line 50.

1 6 (100.00%) Sage
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Siemens
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Sage X3
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 4 (66.67%) PaperCut
2 4 (66.67%) Power BI
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) AAT
4 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
4 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One

Line 50
Top Related IT Skills 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Sage X3
2 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
2 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Power BI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support Technician
1 4 (66.67%) IT Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Accounts Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sage
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) SAP