Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Sage 50 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 50 over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 50
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1164 1121 1273
Rank change year-on-year -43 +152 +30
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 5 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.040% 0.21% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 6
UK median annual salary £24,500 £35,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +44.33% -51.50%
10th Percentile £21,600 £23,125 £18,000
90th Percentile £29,050 £42,500 £33,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year -21.43% +44.33% -51.50%

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

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 12,531 12,015 13,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.27% 7.10% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9,263 9,106 10,780
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Sage 50
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sage 50 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
England -3 4 £26,000 -25.71% 4
UK excluding London -38 3 £27,500 -21.43% 3
Yorkshire +19 1 £29,000 -3.33%
North of England +6 1 £29,000 -24.68%
East of England -5 1 £26,000 -25.71% 2
South East -17 1 - -
London - 1 £23,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Sage 50 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 with a requirement for Sage 50.

1 5 (100.00%) Sage
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Sage 200
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) GDPR
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Sage 50
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Firebird
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Accountant
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Accountant
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sage
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Spiceworks
3 1 (20.00%) VMware