What Is a SAP Analyst?

SAP analyst stands for Systems Applications and Products analyst and refers to a computer systems analyst who designs and implements SAP business systems products. SAP analysts work with applications related to business needs, such as enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management, human capital management and financial management.

This position typically requires a bachelor's degree, business knowledge and systems analysis skills. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer systems analysts, which SAP analysts classify as, earned a mean annual wage of $82,000 in May of 2011. A 22 percent job growth increase is expected from 2010 to 2020, which is higher than average.