The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Sales Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sales Engineer
Rank 841 801 806
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Engineer 46 72 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.068% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.072% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 79
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,156 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Sales Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sales Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sales Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Sales Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Sales Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sales Engineer over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Sales Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Sales Engineer
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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 -48 44 £66,250 +32.50% 7
London -27 21 £70,000 +30.23% 2
South East -18 20 £65,000 +67.74% 4
Berkshire +8 13 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Reading - 7 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -2 4 £69,250 +109.84% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £42,500 -
Slough -2 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £33,750 -
Surrey - 2 £55,500 -
South Wales - 2 £33,750 -
South West - 2 £53,750 -
Wales - 2 £33,750 -
Farnborough -6 1 £73,500 +122.72% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Cowes - 1 £35,000 -
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Camberley - 1 £73,500 -
Southampton - 1 £81,840 -
Oxted - 1 £37,500 -

Sales Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Sales Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (25.53%) Degree
2 23 (24.47%) Cisco
3 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
4 17 (18.09%) Marketing
5 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.96%) Business Development
6 15 (15.96%) SaaS
7 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (14.89%) Windows
8 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
9 11 (11.70%) Linux
9 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
10 10 (10.64%) CISSP
11 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
11 9 (9.57%) HNC
11 9 (9.57%) Firewall
11 9 (9.57%) Wireless
11 9 (9.57%) Project Management
11 9 (9.57%) SIEM
11 9 (9.57%) Product Marketing
11 9 (9.57%) Product Management
12 8 (8.51%) Network Security
12 8 (8.51%) Lync
12 8 (8.51%) XMPP
12 8 (8.51%) Juniper
13 7 (7.45%) Internet
13 7 (7.45%) UNIX
13 7 (7.45%) SQL
13 7 (7.45%) SDH
13 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared

Sales Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Sales Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.51%) Lync
2 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.57%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) Wireless
3 8 (8.51%) Network Security
4 7 (7.45%) Internet
4 7 (7.45%) SDH
5 6 (6.38%) DWDM
5 6 (6.38%) WLAN
6 5 (5.32%) WAN
6 5 (5.32%) VPN
6 5 (5.32%) DNS
6 5 (5.32%) VPLS
7 4 (4.26%) LAN
8 3 (3.19%) VoIP
8 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.13%) SS7
9 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.13%) LDAP
9 2 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (18.09%) Marketing
2 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) French Language
4 4 (4.26%) Spanish Language
4 4 (4.26%) Electronics
4 4 (4.26%) Finance
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Games
5 3 (3.19%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Interactive Media
6 2 (2.13%) Military
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.06%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) XMPP
2 3 (3.19%) SAML
3 2 (2.13%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.13%) LAMP
3 2 (2.13%) Lucene
3 2 (2.13%) COM
4 1 (1.06%) WSDL
4 1 (1.06%) Flash
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) XML
4 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) PKI
5 3 (3.19%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.13%) Open Source
6 2 (2.13%) Social Media
6 2 (2.13%) DTV
6 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.13%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.06%) PMI
7 1 (1.06%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.06%) SCADA
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Business Development
2 9 (9.57%) Project Management
2 9 (9.57%) SIEM
2 9 (9.57%) Product Marketing
2 9 (9.57%) Product Management
3 6 (6.38%) Network Design
3 6 (6.38%) CRM
4 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security
4 4 (4.26%) Analytics
4 4 (4.26%) Time Management
4 4 (4.26%) CAD
4 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.26%) Network Planning
4 4 (4.26%) Logistics
4 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.19%) DevOps
5 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.13%) Network Management
6 2 (2.13%) Security Architecture
6 2 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) C
3 4 (4.26%) Python
4 3 (3.19%) Java
4 3 (3.19%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) Groovy
6 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Degree
2 10 (10.64%) CISSP
3 9 (9.57%) HNC
4 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) GCIH
5 3 (3.19%) GCFA
5 3 (3.19%) GIAC
5 3 (3.19%) EnCE
6 2 (2.13%) MBA
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.13%) CNA
6 2 (2.13%) Novell Certification
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
7 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.06%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
1 3 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.13%) GPG13
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Snort
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
1 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Cisco
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) Juniper
4 5 (5.32%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) F5
6 2 (2.13%) Foundry
6 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.13%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.13%) Websense
6 2 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.13%) McAfee
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.13%) EMC
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
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