The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 34 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.45% 3.04% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
SAP
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
89 91 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.27% 39.57% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 75 65 80
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £30,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SAP Salary Trend in Chester

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (33.33%) Brocade
4 4 (33.33%) FMCG
4 4 (33.33%) Legato
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Information Management
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Tableau
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 2 (16.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) ROLAP
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Lead Data Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) FMCG
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Legato
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
2 4 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix