The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 93 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAP 30 57 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.66% 3.33% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.84% 7.22% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 59
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,800 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
782 790 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.35% 46.09% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 611 657 1031
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAP
North West

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP across the Cheshire region.

SAP Salary Trend in Cheshire

SAP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SAP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SAP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -18 5 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Chester -3 3 £49,000 -14.03% 1
Wilmslow -7 3 £40,000 -
Daresbury +4 1 £26,500 -53.91%
Nantwich - 1 - - 2
Widnes - 1 - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Project Management
3 13 (23.21%) ERP
3 13 (23.21%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) MS Office
4 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 11 (19.64%) .NET
5 11 (19.64%) Oracle
5 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
5 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
6 10 (17.86%) Windows
6 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (17.86%) Degree
7 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.07%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (16.07%) Business Objects
7 9 (16.07%) Finance
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) VMware
8 8 (14.29%) Python
8 8 (14.29%) C++
8 8 (14.29%) SAS
8 8 (14.29%) SAP Business One
8 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 7 (12.50%) SAP CO
9 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.50%) SQL
9 7 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (12.50%) Sage

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) SAS
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Lync
4 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Office
2 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) SAP Business One
2 7 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 7 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 5 (8.93%) SAP SD
4 4 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (5.36%) Sage 200
5 3 (5.36%) Sage 1000
6 2 (3.57%) Lawson
6 2 (3.57%) SAP MM
6 2 (3.57%) Movex
6 2 (3.57%) SAP MDM
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.79%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.79%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.57%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.57%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.79%) MS Access
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
4 1 (1.79%) German Language
4 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Consultant
2 8 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Graduate
4 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) IT Support
5 3 (5.36%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Support Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) MapReduce
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.79%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.71%) Physics
2 6 (10.71%) Statistics
3 4 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Informatics
5 2 (3.57%) Life Science
5 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) CCTV
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Android
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Project Management
2 13 (23.21%) ERP
3 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.93%) CRM
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Demand Management
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) OO
8 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.57%) DRM
9 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.57%) Scrum
9 2 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Python
2 8 (14.29%) C++
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) C
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) ABAP
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) SAP Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PMP
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) MCTS
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MBA
3 1 (1.79%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Legato
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 9 (16.07%) Business Objects
4 8 (14.29%) VMware
5 7 (12.50%) Sage
6 5 (8.93%) JD Edwards
6 5 (8.93%) IBM
7 4 (7.14%) HP
7 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (7.14%) Avaya
8 3 (5.36%) Veeam
8 3 (5.36%) Citrix
8 3 (5.36%) Dell
8 3 (5.36%) Epicor
9 2 (3.57%) Baan
9 2 (3.57%) CA
9 2 (3.57%) Hyperion
9 2 (3.57%) Informatica
9 2 (3.57%) Infor
10 1 (1.79%) Becrypt
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Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Nantwich
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
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