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There are many ERP careers to choose from when deciding which path to take. For hosted applications, the top five are: Aplicor, Intacct, NetSuite, SAP and Workday. The top five client-server applications are Epicor, Infor, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle and SAP.
Other careers include open source (Apache OFBix/opentaps, Compiere, ERP5, OpenMFG and OpenPro); industry solutions (Government public sector, membership management, process manufacturing, professional services and retail); and specialty solutions (project accounting, data warehousing & OLAP, e-commerce, point of sale and budgeting).
You should choose an ERP career that matches background education or experience—for example, if you have a degree in marketing you should choose one of the marketing modules to start out with. Recruiters and employers look for opening-level ERP consultants who have a background in one of the solutions, as it makes learning ERP much easier.