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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 35 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAP 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.31% 3.88% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 11.22% 9.09% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 1
Average salary £49,000 £57,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.03% +96.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
98 99 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.43% 42.67% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 106
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 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 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) Legato
3 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Brocade
3 4 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (28.57%) FMCG
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) ROLAP
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) SAP BI
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) ETL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP CRM
1 2 (14.29%) SAP MDM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) ROLAP
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BI
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Lead Data Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Sales Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) FMCG
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCTS
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ACCA
3 1 (7.14%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Legato
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 4 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (14.29%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) CA