The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 65 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAP 31 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.81% 1.97% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 5.95% 3.72% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 6
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £32,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
SAP
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
521 619 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 47.28% 53.13% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 477 547 434
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SAP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SAP Salary Trend in Kent

SAP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SAP Salary Histogram in Kent

SAP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Dover +2 4 £39,500 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £52,000 -
Canterbury -11 2 £30,000 +13.20%
Maidstone - 2 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £30,000 -
Dartford +2 1 £70,000 +115.38%
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 17 (42.50%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
3 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
3 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (30.00%) SAP BW
4 11 (27.50%) ERP
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
4 11 (27.50%) Degree
5 10 (25.00%) SAP HANA
6 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco
6 9 (22.50%) CCNA
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (20.00%) CCSP
7 8 (20.00%) CCNP
7 8 (20.00%) CISSP
7 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.00%) Law
7 8 (20.00%) CEH
7 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (20.00%) SIEM
7 8 (20.00%) Big Data
7 8 (20.00%) Analytics
7 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 7 (17.50%) SAP BI
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
10 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.00%) SAP MII
3 2 (5.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.50%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.50%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (2.50%) TACACS
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (30.00%) SAP BW
2 10 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 8 (20.00%) Big Data
4 7 (17.50%) SAP BI
5 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
4 8 (20.00%) Law
5 5 (12.50%) Marketing
5 5 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) French Language
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) SAP Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (17.50%) SAP BI Developer
3 5 (12.50%) ArcSight Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Support
6 2 (5.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) EDI
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) DTV
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) FMCG
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (27.50%) ERP
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.00%) Analytics
3 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 8 (20.00%) SIEM
4 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security
5 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.50%) Security Management
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) CCNA
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.00%) CISSP
3 8 (20.00%) CCSP
3 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 8 (20.00%) CEH
4 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) TippingPoint
3 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 4 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Wonderware