The table below looks at the statistics for the Pre Sales Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pre Sales Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pre Sales Engineer
Rank 790 758 760
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Pre Sales Engineer 112 126 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 97 111 124
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Pre Sales Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pre Sales Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Pre Sales Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pre Sales Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pre Sales Engineer within the UK.

Pre Sales Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Pre Sales Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pre Sales Engineer over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Pre Sales Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Pre Sales Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pre Sales Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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
England -46 108 £50,000 -16.66% 11
London +3 50 £50,000 -20.00% 3
South East -26 42 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Berkshire +4 14 £45,000 -26.53% 4
Hampshire - 10 £66,250 -
Staines +10 6 £70,000 -
Reading +5 6 £35,500 -25.26% 1
Surrey -13 6 £70,000 +40.00%
Farnborough - 6 £68,750 -
East of England - 5 £40,000 -
City of London +17 4 £39,000 -36.32%
Hertfordshire - 4 £38,750 -
Watford - 4 £38,750 -
East Midlands +15 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
West Sussex -2 3 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -17 3 £62,500 +4.16%
Horsham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Leicestershire +17 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Bristol +3 2 £62,500 +31.57%
North West -12 2 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Kent - 2 £46,250 -
Derbyshire - 2 £50,000 -
Leicester - 2 £40,000 -
Slough - 2 £45,000 - 1
Loughborough - 2 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £46,250 -
Cheshire -8 1 £35,000 +2.18%
Manchester -18 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Melton Mowbray - 1 £40,000 -

Pre Sales Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Pre Sales Engineer in their job title 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 with Pre Sales Engineer in their job title.

1 63 (25.40%) Cisco
2 57 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 57 (22.98%) Windows
2 57 (22.98%) Linux
3 50 (20.16%) Java
4 49 (19.76%) VMware
5 43 (17.34%) Degree
6 42 (16.94%) MS Excel
7 41 (16.53%) Computer Science
7 41 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (15.73%) Firewall
9 37 (14.92%) SaaS
10 35 (14.11%) Telecoms
10 35 (14.11%) Project Management
11 32 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 32 (12.90%) UNIX
12 28 (11.29%) WAN
12 28 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (11.29%) Wireless
13 27 (10.89%) VoIP
14 26 (10.48%) Finance
14 26 (10.48%) Marketing
14 26 (10.48%) Unified Communications
15 25 (10.08%) CRM
16 24 (9.68%) Active Directory
16 24 (9.68%) JavaScript
16 24 (9.68%) SQL
17 23 (9.27%) LAN
18 22 (8.87%) CCNA
18 22 (8.87%) Lync

Pre Sales Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Pre Sales Engineer in their job title 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 with Pre Sales Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (8.87%) Lync
2 19 (7.66%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.82%) IIS
5 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.81%) JBoss
6 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.84%) MS Office
3 9 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.92%) SaaS
2 15 (6.05%) Office 365
3 12 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.23%) PaaS
5 8 (3.23%) IaaS
6 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.73%) Firewall
2 28 (11.29%) Wireless
2 28 (11.29%) WAN
3 27 (10.89%) VoIP
4 26 (10.48%) Unified Communications
5 23 (9.27%) LAN
6 15 (6.05%) Network Security
7 14 (5.65%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.24%) Ethernet
9 12 (4.84%) MPLS
10 11 (4.44%) VPN
10 11 (4.44%) WLAN
11 9 (3.63%) VPLS
11 9 (3.63%) LTE
12 8 (3.23%) Internet
12 8 (3.23%) IPsec
13 7 (2.82%) SDH
14 6 (2.42%) VLAN
15 5 (2.02%) HTTP
15 5 (2.02%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.66%) MySQL
3 17 (6.85%) Data Mining
3 17 (6.85%) Big Data
3 17 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (5.24%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.81%) HBase
7 2 (0.81%) Riak
7 2 (0.81%) HCatalog
7 2 (0.81%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (6.85%) Eclipse
1 17 (6.85%) NetBeans
1 17 (6.85%) Subversion
2 8 (3.23%) Emacs
3 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (14.11%) Telecoms
2 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 26 (10.48%) Marketing
3 17 (6.85%) Front Office
4 10 (4.03%) Electronics
5 9 (3.63%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.63%) Games
6 4 (1.61%) Retail
6 4 (1.61%) French Language
6 4 (1.61%) Legal
7 3 (1.21%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.21%) German Language
8 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.81%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.47%) REST
2 20 (8.06%) .NET
2 20 (8.06%) SOAP
3 17 (6.85%) JSP
3 17 (6.85%) Servlets
3 17 (6.85%) jQuery
4 9 (3.63%) CSS
5 8 (3.23%) Web Services
5 8 (3.23%) XMPP
6 5 (2.02%) Flash
6 5 (2.02%) HTML
6 5 (2.02%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.21%) J2EE
7 3 (1.21%) Lucene
8 2 (0.81%) Middleware
9 1 (0.40%) LAMP
9 1 (0.40%) OAuth
9 1 (0.40%) OpenID
9 1 (0.40%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.53%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.24%) DTV
4 11 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.02%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.61%) GIS
8 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.21%) PKI
8 3 (1.21%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.81%) IVR
10 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.40%) Social Network
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.40%) Open Source
10 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.40%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.98%) Windows
1 57 (22.98%) Linux
2 32 (12.90%) UNIX
3 20 (8.06%) Solaris
4 18 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.82%) AIX
7 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.81%) Android
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.11%) Project Management
2 25 (10.08%) CRM
3 21 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (8.06%) Network Design
5 17 (6.85%) OO
5 17 (6.85%) OOD
6 15 (6.05%) SIEM
7 11 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.44%) Business Development
8 9 (3.63%) ITIL
8 9 (3.63%) Analytics
8 9 (3.63%) Product Marketing
8 9 (3.63%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (3.23%) B2B
9 8 (3.23%) Benchmarking
9 8 (3.23%) Service Management
9 8 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (3.23%) Validation
9 8 (3.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.16%) Java
2 24 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 24 (9.68%) SQL
3 16 (6.45%) Python
4 14 (5.65%) Ruby
5 10 (4.03%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.63%) C++
7 7 (2.82%) C
7 7 (2.82%) C#
8 5 (2.02%) PHP
9 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.81%) Perl
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (17.34%) Degree
2 28 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.87%) CCNA
4 19 (7.66%) CCNP
5 17 (6.85%) MCSE
5 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.05%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.84%) MCSA
8 11 (4.44%) MCITP
9 9 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.42%) CCDA
11 6 (2.42%) CCDP
11 6 (2.42%) CISSP
12 5 (2.02%) CCIE
13 3 (1.21%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (1.21%) CISA
14 2 (0.81%) MBA
14 2 (0.81%) MCP
14 2 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) GPG13
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.42%) XenApp
4 6 (2.42%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.42%) vCloud
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.81%) HDFS
5 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.40%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.81%) Ambari
2 2 (0.81%) Oozie
3 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 63 (25.40%) Cisco
2 57 (22.98%) Microsoft
3 49 (19.76%) VMware
4 19 (7.66%) Avaya
5 17 (6.85%) Jaspersoft
6 14 (5.65%) Juniper
6 14 (5.65%) Citrix
7 11 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.44%) EMC
8 10 (4.03%) Oracle
8 10 (4.03%) NetApp
9 9 (3.63%) IBM
9 9 (3.63%) SAP
9 9 (3.63%) HP
10 8 (3.23%) Sun
10 8 (3.23%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.42%) F5
12 3 (1.21%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.21%) Intel
12 3 (1.21%) SonicWALL
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