The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 68 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAP 17 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 4.08% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 7.89% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 38
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £41,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -10.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,633 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -6.36%
SAP
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
557 558 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.09% 51.71% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 453 478 459
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,778 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SAP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SAP Salary Trend in Essex

SAP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SAP Salary Histogram in Essex

SAP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Basildon +10 4 £30,000 -15.49%
Brentwood +1 2 £68,750 -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 87 (73.73%) SQL
2 84 (71.19%) Oracle
3 81 (68.64%) .NET
3 81 (68.64%) Java
4 69 (58.47%) PHP
4 69 (58.47%) OO
4 69 (58.47%) CRM
4 69 (58.47%) E-Commerce
4 69 (58.47%) JD Edwards
4 69 (58.47%) Oracle CRM
4 69 (58.47%) Marketing
4 69 (58.47%) Magento
4 69 (58.47%) Apple iOS
5 35 (29.66%) Windows
6 33 (27.97%) Finance
7 21 (17.80%) Project Management
7 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (16.10%) Linux
9 18 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
10 17 (14.41%) Citrix
10 17 (14.41%) QA
11 13 (11.02%) SAP Implementation
11 13 (11.02%) MS Exchange
11 13 (11.02%) ABAP
11 13 (11.02%) Service Delivery
12 12 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (10.17%) SAN
12 12 (10.17%) NetApp
12 12 (10.17%) Documentum

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (11.02%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.17%) Documentum
2 12 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (10.17%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 69 (58.47%) Oracle CRM
1 69 (58.47%) Magento
2 4 (3.39%) SAP Business One
2 4 (3.39%) assyst
3 1 (0.85%) SAP TEM
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) SAN
2 9 (7.63%) Firewall
3 6 (5.08%) NAS
4 5 (4.24%) DNS
5 2 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos Event Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.54%) LSMW
2 3 (2.54%) Subversion
2 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.69%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Composer
General
1 69 (58.47%) Marketing
2 33 (27.97%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Law
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
5 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Analyst
2 12 (10.17%) Support Analyst
2 12 (10.17%) Release Manager
3 9 (7.63%) Administrator
3 9 (7.63%) Test Manager
3 9 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (6.78%) Test Specialist
5 7 (5.93%) Automation Specialist
5 7 (5.93%) Architect
5 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Planning Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Capacity Planning Manager
7 5 (4.24%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (4.24%) Performance Manager
7 5 (4.24%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (68.64%) .NET
2 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.39%) Middleware
4 3 (2.54%) SAP XI
4 3 (2.54%) SOAP
4 3 (2.54%) STL
4 3 (2.54%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.85%) MDX
6 1 (0.85%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.85%) JSP
6 1 (0.85%) J2EE
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.08%) AS400
3 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 69 (58.47%) Apple iOS
2 35 (29.66%) Windows
3 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.10%) Linux
5 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.85%) HPUX
8 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.47%) OO
1 69 (58.47%) CRM
1 69 (58.47%) E-Commerce
2 21 (17.80%) Project Management
3 18 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.02%) Service Delivery
4 13 (11.02%) SAP Implementation
5 12 (10.17%) Release Management
5 12 (10.17%) Test Management
6 11 (9.32%) ITIL
6 11 (9.32%) ERP
7 10 (8.47%) Migration
7 10 (8.47%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.47%) Test Scripting
8 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.63%) Change Management
8 9 (7.63%) Process Management
9 8 (6.78%) Regression Testing
9 8 (6.78%) Integration Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (73.73%) SQL
2 81 (68.64%) Java
3 69 (58.47%) PHP
4 13 (11.02%) ABAP
5 11 (9.32%) VB
5 11 (9.32%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.63%) AWK
7 9 (7.63%) Korn
7 9 (7.63%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.63%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.63%) VBA
7 9 (7.63%) Perl
7 9 (7.63%) C#
8 7 (5.93%) VBScript
9 3 (2.54%) C
9 3 (2.54%) C++
10 2 (1.69%) Python
11 1 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) MCDBA
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) XenApp
2 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.39%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Satellite
1 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 6 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (71.19%) Oracle
2 69 (58.47%) JD Edwards
3 17 (14.41%) Citrix
4 12 (10.17%) NetApp
4 12 (10.17%) EMC
5 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.63%) HP
7 6 (5.08%) VMware
8 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.39%) Cisco
9 4 (3.39%) Polycom
9 4 (3.39%) IPFX
10 3 (2.54%) IBM
10 3 (2.54%) JBoss
11 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.69%) Splunk
12 1 (0.85%) BMC
12 1 (0.85%) Cognos