The table below looks at the statistics for the Sales Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sales Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sales Manager
Rank 691 604 678
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 248 354 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 163 276 177
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £88,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sales Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sales Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sales Manager
Salary Trend

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

Sales Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Sales Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sales Manager over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Sales Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Sales Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
England -59 236 £51,250 +2.50% 36
London -74 97 £55,000 -8.33% 17
South East +12 74 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Berkshire -10 38 £55,000 -8.33%
Reading 0 20 £35,000 -30.00%
Yorkshire +17 17 £25,000 -23.07%
South Yorkshire - 16 £25,000 -
Sheffield - 16 £25,000 -
West Midlands -21 14 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +6 13 £25,000 -
Birmingham -3 12 £27,500 +1.85%
Bracknell - 11 £55,000 -
South West -2 10 £40,000 - 2
East of England -8 10 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Cambridgeshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 9 £45,000 - 1
North West +26 7 £42,500 -26.08% 6
East Sussex +17 7 - -
West Sussex 0 7 £30,000 -
Reigate - 7 £25,000 -
Brighton - 7 - -
Worthing - 6 £30,000 -
City of London +20 5 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Midlands +17 4 £85,000 +142.85%
Newbury - 4 £85,000 -
Manchester +16 3 £35,000 -40.42% 3
Oxfordshire -6 3 - -
Hampshire +19 2 £47,500 +53.22% 1
Brentford +3 2 - -
Oxford -11 2 - -

Sales Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Sales Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 189 (37.50%) Marketing
2 179 (35.52%) Business Development
3 102 (20.24%) Finance
4 101 (20.04%) CRM
5 82 (16.27%) SaaS
6 74 (14.68%) Telecoms
7 64 (12.70%) B2B
8 63 (12.50%) Presales
9 57 (11.31%) Retail
10 54 (10.71%) Degree
11 45 (8.93%) Product Marketing
12 38 (7.54%) Microsoft
13 37 (7.34%) Data Centre
14 28 (5.56%) Wireless
15 26 (5.16%) MS Excel
16 24 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (4.56%) E-Commerce
17 23 (4.56%) Banking
18 21 (4.17%) MS Office
18 21 (4.17%) Analytics
19 19 (3.77%) Front Office
20 18 (3.57%) CAD
20 18 (3.57%) Service Management
20 18 (3.57%) Unified Communications
21 17 (3.37%) Internet
22 16 (3.17%) Management Information System
22 16 (3.17%) Advertising
23 15 (2.98%) Service Delivery
24 14 (2.78%) Performance Management

Sales Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Sales Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (0.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.79%) CMS
2 4 (0.79%) Tuxedo
3 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.17%) MS Office
3 10 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.20%) Summit
6 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 82 (16.27%) SaaS
2 10 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.79%) Office 365
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle CX
4 4 (0.79%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.20%) AdWords
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.56%) Wireless
2 18 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 17 (3.37%) Internet
4 12 (2.38%) 4G
5 7 (1.39%) VoIP
6 6 (1.19%) Network Security
7 5 (0.99%) Broadband
7 5 (0.99%) VPN
8 4 (0.79%) WAN
9 3 (0.60%) Firewall
9 3 (0.60%) IPv4
9 3 (0.60%) IPv6
10 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.40%) LAN
10 2 (0.40%) SAN
10 2 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.40%) WebEx
11 1 (0.20%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.19%) Big Data
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.20%) GIS
General
1 189 (37.50%) Marketing
2 102 (20.24%) Finance
3 74 (14.68%) Telecoms
4 57 (11.31%) Retail
5 23 (4.56%) Banking
6 19 (3.77%) Front Office
7 16 (3.17%) Advertising
8 14 (2.78%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.38%) Games
9 12 (2.38%) Legal
10 11 (2.18%) Billing
11 10 (1.98%) Dutch Language
11 10 (1.98%) Publishing
12 9 (1.79%) Electronics
12 9 (1.79%) German Language
13 8 (1.59%) Automotive
13 8 (1.59%) Brand Awareness
13 8 (1.59%) Law
14 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.99%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.99%) COM
2 2 (0.40%) CGI
2 2 (0.40%) COM+
3 1 (0.20%) .NET
3 1 (0.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.34%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.58%) Social Media
4 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.59%) Fintech
6 7 (1.39%) BBC
7 6 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.19%) iDTV
7 6 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.79%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.79%) User Experience
10 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.60%) NHS
11 2 (0.40%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.40%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (35.52%) Business Development
2 101 (20.04%) CRM
3 64 (12.70%) B2B
4 63 (12.50%) Presales
5 45 (8.93%) Product Marketing
6 23 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (4.56%) E-Commerce
7 21 (4.17%) Analytics
8 18 (3.57%) CAD
8 18 (3.57%) Service Management
9 15 (2.98%) Service Delivery
10 14 (2.78%) Performance Management
11 13 (2.58%) Coaching
11 13 (2.58%) Time Management
12 12 (2.38%) Mentoring
13 10 (1.98%) Asset Management
13 10 (1.98%) Product Management
13 10 (1.98%) Programme Management
14 9 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (1.79%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.19%) C
2 3 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (0.79%) MBA
3 3 (0.60%) APMP
3 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.40%) HNC
4 2 (0.40%) HND
5 1 (0.20%) ACCA
5 1 (0.20%) CIMA
5 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.20%) COSHH
1 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.40%) Nessus
2 2 (0.40%) Nmap
3 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (7.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (1.79%) Huawei
4 8 (1.59%) Oracle
5 6 (1.19%) Juniper
5 6 (1.19%) SAP
6 5 (0.99%) Altiris
6 5 (0.99%) Cisco
6 5 (0.99%) FrontRange
6 5 (0.99%) LANDesk
6 5 (0.99%) Remedy
6 5 (0.99%) Sage
7 4 (0.79%) CyberSource
7 4 (0.79%) DataCash
7 4 (0.79%) Elavon
7 4 (0.79%) TSYS
7 4 (0.79%) VeriFone
7 4 (0.79%) VocaLink
7 4 (0.79%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.60%) CA
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