The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 85 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Permanent jobs citing SAP 41 54 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.16% 3.21% 4.69%
As % of the Vendors category 4.92% 7.13% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 90
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
SAP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
834 757 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.96% 44.95% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 657 627 1021
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Wilmslow -3 6 £37,500 -
Chester -5 6 £49,000 -14.03% 1
Warrington -20 6 £31,250 -18.30%
Daresbury +3 1 £26,500 -53.91%
Widnes - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) Project Management
3 16 (23.19%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) ERP
5 14 (20.29%) Oracle
5 14 (20.29%) Manufacturing
5 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.29%) Degree
6 12 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 12 (17.39%) SQL
6 12 (17.39%) IBM
7 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (15.94%) MS Office
7 11 (15.94%) Windows
7 11 (15.94%) Finance
7 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
8 10 (14.49%) SAP Business One
8 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
8 10 (14.49%) .NET
9 9 (13.04%) SAP FI
9 9 (13.04%) Sage
9 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.04%) VMware
9 9 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (13.04%) SAP CO
9 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
10 8 (11.59%) Business Objects
10 8 (11.59%) C++
10 8 (11.59%) HP
10 8 (11.59%) BusinessObjects

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (11.59%) SAS
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) NetWeaver
3 3 (4.35%) Lync
4 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Office
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) SAP Business One
2 9 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (13.04%) SAP CO
2 9 (13.04%) SAP FI
3 4 (5.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (5.80%) SAP SD
3 4 (5.80%) Sage 200
4 3 (4.35%) SAP BPC
4 3 (4.35%) Sage 1000
4 3 (4.35%) Exchequer
5 2 (2.90%) Lawson
5 2 (2.90%) Movex
5 2 (2.90%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.90%) SAP MDM
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (1.45%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) VPN
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) DHCP
3 2 (2.90%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) VoIP
4 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (10.14%) SAP BW
3 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.80%) SAP HANA
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.35%) DB2
6 2 (2.90%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.45%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (20.29%) Manufacturing
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) German Language
4 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Consultant
2 9 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Graduate
3 7 (10.14%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) IT Support
5 3 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Business Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Support Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Administrator
6 2 (2.90%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Service Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) XML
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
4 3 (4.35%) BAPI
4 3 (4.35%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.45%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Statistics
2 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 6 (8.70%) Physics
3 4 (5.80%) Clustering
3 4 (5.80%) iPhone
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Life Science
4 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.90%) Informatics
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Windows 2000
3 4 (5.80%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) UNIX
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Project Management
2 15 (21.74%) ERP
3 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 5 (7.25%) OO
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL
9 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.35%) Demand Management
10 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.90%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) SQL
3 8 (11.59%) C++
3 8 (11.59%) Python
4 7 (10.14%) C
5 5 (7.25%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) VBA
7 3 (4.35%) ABAP
7 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) MCITP
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.90%) MCTS
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) ACCA
4 1 (1.45%) MBA
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Legato
1 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (5.80%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (5.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) IBM
4 9 (13.04%) Sage
4 9 (13.04%) VMware
5 8 (11.59%) Business Objects
5 8 (11.59%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) JD Edwards
7 4 (5.80%) Brocade
7 4 (5.80%) Veeam
7 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.80%) Remedy
7 4 (5.80%) Dell
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Avaya
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco
7 4 (5.80%) Hyperion
7 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 3 (4.35%) Epicor
9 2 (2.90%) Baan
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