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 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 Manager
Rank 682 647 707
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 207 228 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 152 120
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £58,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +30.55%

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 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 16 September 2014 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 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 -37 200 £55,000 +10.00% 35
London -15 115 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East -36 54 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Brentford +4 23 £60,000 -7.69%
Berkshire +1 22 £51,250 -41.42% 3
City of London -23 22 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East of England -14 18 £55,000 -35.29% 2
Hampshire +7 15 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Basingstoke - 14 £45,000 -
Reading +8 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Hertfordshire -7 10 £45,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 8 £45,000 -52.63% 1
Surrey -20 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Middlesex - 6 £80,000 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £45,000 -
Essex +12 4 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £60,000 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £75,000 +150.00%
Milton Keynes -7 4 £75,000 -
Cambridge -2 3 £60,000 -5.88%
Manchester -16 3 £30,000 +39.53% 2
East Midlands -17 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North West -21 3 £30,000 -53.84% 3
Egham - 3 £30,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £100,000 -
Oxted - 2 £67,500 -
Home Counties +9 1 £30,000 -51.61%
Uxbridge +8 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Slough -4 1 £30,000 -66.66% 2

Sales Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 130 (29.15%) Business Development
2 114 (25.56%) Marketing
3 107 (23.99%) Finance
4 104 (23.32%) Telecoms
5 88 (19.73%) Degree
6 73 (16.37%) CRM
7 48 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (10.09%) Microsoft
9 39 (8.74%) Retail
9 39 (8.74%) SAP
10 38 (8.52%) B2B
11 33 (7.40%) Wireless
11 33 (7.40%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (7.17%) MS Excel
13 27 (6.05%) Network Security
14 26 (5.83%) Juniper
15 25 (5.61%) Project Management
16 24 (5.38%) ERP
17 23 (5.16%) VoIP
18 22 (4.93%) Blue Coat
18 22 (4.93%) Security Cleared
18 22 (4.93%) NGN
18 22 (4.93%) Ruckus Wireless
18 22 (4.93%) LogRhythm
18 22 (4.93%) Riverbed
19 21 (4.71%) Oracle
20 20 (4.48%) WLAN
20 20 (4.48%) LAN
20 20 (4.48%) Data Management
21 19 (4.26%) SC Cleared

Sales Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (2.24%) Lync
2 9 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.22%) CMS
3 1 (0.22%) SAS
3 1 (0.22%) Moodle
3 1 (0.22%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 32 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.12%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.26%) SaaS
2 7 (1.57%) Office 365
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.40%) Wireless
2 27 (6.05%) Network Security
3 23 (5.16%) VoIP
4 22 (4.93%) NGN
5 20 (4.48%) WLAN
5 20 (4.48%) LAN
6 14 (3.14%) UMTS
6 14 (3.14%) GSM
6 14 (3.14%) LTE
6 14 (3.14%) Unified Communications
7 13 (2.91%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (2.91%) Internet
8 9 (2.02%) Broadband
9 7 (1.57%) DSL
10 6 (1.35%) MVNO
11 5 (1.12%) Intranet
12 4 (0.90%) SAN
12 4 (0.90%) SMS
12 4 (0.90%) WAN
12 4 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.47%) SAP HANA
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.45%) MS Access
2 2 (0.45%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.22%) dBASE
3 1 (0.22%) QlikView
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
General
1 114 (25.56%) Marketing
2 107 (23.99%) Finance
3 104 (23.32%) Telecoms
4 39 (8.74%) Retail
5 19 (4.26%) Back Office
6 15 (3.36%) Legal
7 14 (3.14%) Banking
8 12 (2.69%) Advertising
8 12 (2.69%) Electronics
9 9 (2.02%) Spanish Language
10 8 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.57%) Billing
12 6 (1.35%) French Language
12 6 (1.35%) German Language
13 5 (1.12%) Games
14 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.90%) Local Government
15 3 (0.67%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.67%) Web Services
2 2 (0.45%) Flash
2 2 (0.45%) .NET
2 2 (0.45%) Velocity
3 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.79%) Social Media
5 7 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (1.35%) User Experience
6 6 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.12%) Handset
7 5 (1.12%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.12%) EFT
8 4 (0.90%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.67%) FMCG
10 2 (0.45%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.45%) VLE
10 2 (0.45%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.79%) Windows
2 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.15%) Business Development
2 73 (16.37%) CRM
3 38 (8.52%) B2B
4 25 (5.61%) Project Management
5 24 (5.38%) ERP
6 20 (4.48%) Data Management
7 19 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 18 (4.04%) Time Management
9 14 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (2.24%) Performance Management
11 9 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.02%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (2.02%) Revenue Management
11 9 (2.02%) Analytics
12 8 (1.79%) Product Management
12 8 (1.79%) SOA
12 8 (1.79%) ITIL
12 8 (1.79%) Validation
13 7 (1.57%) Direct Marketing
13 7 (1.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.57%) C
2 4 (0.90%) SQL
3 2 (0.45%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (19.73%) Degree
2 22 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.79%) MBA
5 7 (1.57%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.67%) CCIE
7 3 (0.67%) CCNP
7 3 (0.67%) CCNA
7 3 (0.67%) CCDA
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) XenApp
2 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.74%) SAP
3 33 (7.40%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (5.83%) Juniper
5 22 (4.93%) Blue Coat
5 22 (4.93%) Ruckus Wireless
5 22 (4.93%) LogRhythm
5 22 (4.93%) Riverbed
6 21 (4.71%) Oracle
7 18 (4.04%) Cisco
8 14 (3.14%) HP
9 13 (2.91%) VMware
10 12 (2.69%) NetApp
11 11 (2.47%) EMC
12 10 (2.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 10 (2.24%) Nokia
12 10 (2.24%) Siemens
12 10 (2.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 10 (2.24%) Ericsson
13 9 (2.02%) IBM
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