The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 56 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAP 35 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.06% 2.84% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 6.28% 6.49% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 27
Average salary £39,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,558 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
557 493 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.65% 43.78% 45.73%
Number of salaries quoted 511 428 343
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAP
Wales

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SAP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SAP Salary Trend in South Wales

SAP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SAP Salary Histogram in South Wales

SAP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Caerphilly +6 15 £37,500 -37.50%
Cardiff -1 15 £35,000 +0.19% 2
Newport +6 4 £52,500 +34.61% 1
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 34 (49.28%) SAP Certification
2 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 29 (42.03%) Finance
4 24 (34.78%) VMware
5 23 (33.33%) HP
5 23 (33.33%) ITIL
6 22 (31.88%) ISO 9001
6 22 (31.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (26.09%) Cisco
8 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
9 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
9 13 (18.84%) Firewall
9 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 13 (18.84%) .NET
9 13 (18.84%) Windows
9 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 12 (17.39%) SAN
10 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
10 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (15.94%) NAS
11 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (15.94%) IIS
11 11 (15.94%) Java
12 10 (14.49%) ABAP
12 10 (14.49%) MCSE
12 10 (14.49%) NetWeaver
12 10 (14.49%) Internet
13 9 (13.04%) MCP
13 9 (13.04%) CSS

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (15.94%) IIS
2 10 (14.49%) NetWeaver
3 7 (10.14%) CMS
3 7 (10.14%) Commerce Server
4 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP PP
2 5 (7.25%) SAP SD
3 4 (5.80%) SAP BPC
4 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.45%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.45%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FS
5 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.45%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) SAN
3 11 (15.94%) NAS
4 10 (14.49%) Internet
5 8 (11.59%) DNS
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 6 (8.70%) IPsec
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.25%) Network Security
7 5 (7.25%) FWSM
7 5 (7.25%) HSRP
7 5 (7.25%) BGP
7 5 (7.25%) EIGRP
7 5 (7.25%) VRRP
7 5 (7.25%) LAN
8 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SAP BI
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.35%) MaxDB
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) SAP Support
3 10 (14.49%) Support Specialist
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Developer
4 9 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Network Support
7 5 (7.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) CSS
3 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
4 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) SOAP
4 6 (8.70%) Web Services
4 6 (8.70%) XML
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (8.70%) LINQ to SQL
4 6 (8.70%) LINQ
4 6 (8.70%) jQuery
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (4.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) DTV
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.45%) iSeries
3 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.14%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 6 (8.70%) Web Development
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.80%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.35%) Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) ABAP
4 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) SAP Certification
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.49%) MCSE
4 9 (13.04%) MCP
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
7 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.45%) VCP4
9 1 (1.45%) ACCA
9 1 (1.45%) CIMA
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.88%) ISO 9001
1 22 (31.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) VMware
3 23 (33.33%) HP
4 18 (26.09%) Cisco
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) Symantec
6 7 (10.14%) Veritas
7 5 (7.25%) F5
7 5 (7.25%) JDA
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.45%) TippingPoint
9 1 (1.45%) Brocade
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
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