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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sales Manager
Rank 695 685 725
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 209 195 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 158 114 124
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £84,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 202 £52,500 - 27
London -4 106 £52,500 +2.43% 9
South East -26 56 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Berkshire -3 24 £70,000 -22.22% 3
East of England -8 17 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Brentford +10 15 £60,000 -7.69%
Hampshire +7 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Basingstoke - 11 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 9 £60,000 - 1
City of London -18 9 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £60,000 - 1
North West -5 7 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Reading -7 7 £67,500 +12.50%
Manchester -14 7 £27,500 +6.79% 2
Surrey -26 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands -19 5 £45,000 -52.63% 3
Milton Keynes - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge -5 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 4 - - 1
Essex -2 3 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £80,000 -
Egham - 3 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 - 2
Kent +6 2 £31,250 -30.55%
Uxbridge -1 2 £60,000 +33.33%
South West -22 2 £57,500 - 2
Thames Valley - 2 - -
Sevenoaks - 2 £31,250 -
Oxted - 2 - -

Sales Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 120 (28.04%) Business Development
2 103 (24.07%) Marketing
3 99 (23.13%) Telecoms
4 97 (22.66%) Finance
5 71 (16.59%) Degree
6 64 (14.95%) CRM
7 42 (9.81%) Microsoft
8 41 (9.58%) B2B
9 39 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (8.88%) MS Excel
10 38 (8.88%) SAP
11 37 (8.64%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (7.48%) Project Management
13 25 (5.84%) Retail
14 24 (5.61%) Riverbed
14 24 (5.61%) Wireless
14 24 (5.61%) Juniper
15 23 (5.37%) Network Security
16 22 (5.14%) NGN
16 22 (5.14%) Blue Coat
16 22 (5.14%) Ruckus Wireless
16 22 (5.14%) LogRhythm
17 21 (4.91%) SaaS
18 20 (4.67%) Oracle
19 19 (4.44%) ERP
19 19 (4.44%) VoIP
20 17 (3.97%) Time Management
20 17 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (3.97%) SharePoint
21 16 (3.74%) Security Cleared

Sales Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.23%) Lync
2 1 (0.23%) SAS
2 1 (0.23%) CMS
2 1 (0.23%) Moodle
2 1 (0.23%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 38 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.93%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.91%) SaaS
2 6 (1.40%) Office 365
3 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) IaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.61%) Wireless
2 23 (5.37%) Network Security
3 22 (5.14%) NGN
4 19 (4.44%) VoIP
5 13 (3.04%) LTE
5 13 (3.04%) GSM
5 13 (3.04%) UMTS
5 13 (3.04%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (2.80%) LAN
7 10 (2.34%) WLAN
8 9 (2.10%) Broadband
9 7 (1.64%) Intranet
9 7 (1.64%) Internet
10 6 (1.40%) DSL
10 6 (1.40%) MVNO
11 4 (0.93%) SMS
11 4 (0.93%) WAN
11 4 (0.93%) SAN
12 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.34%) SAP HANA
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.47%) MS Access
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.23%) dBASE
4 1 (0.23%) QlikView
4 1 (0.23%) Spotfire
General
1 103 (24.07%) Marketing
2 99 (23.13%) Telecoms
3 97 (22.66%) Finance
4 25 (5.84%) Retail
5 15 (3.50%) Back Office
6 12 (2.80%) Electronics
7 10 (2.34%) Billing
7 10 (2.34%) Legal
8 8 (1.87%) Banking
9 7 (1.64%) Games
9 7 (1.64%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.40%) Advertising
11 4 (0.93%) French Language
11 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.70%) Front Office
12 3 (0.70%) Local Government
12 3 (0.70%) German Language
12 3 (0.70%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.47%) .NET
1 2 (0.47%) XML
1 2 (0.47%) Flash
2 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.23%) COM
2 1 (0.23%) Web Services
2 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.50%) Mobile App
2 15 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.40%) EFT
5 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.17%) Handset
6 4 (0.93%) Biometrics
6 4 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (0.70%) Social Media
7 3 (0.70%) FMCG
8 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.47%) VLE
8 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.47%) Equities
8 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.23%) User Experience
9 1 (0.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.50%) Windows
2 4 (0.93%) Linux
3 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.04%) Business Development
2 64 (14.95%) CRM
3 41 (9.58%) B2B
4 32 (7.48%) Project Management
5 19 (4.44%) ERP
6 17 (3.97%) Time Management
6 17 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (3.74%) Analytics
8 15 (3.50%) Data Management
9 14 (3.27%) E-Commerce
10 12 (2.80%) Performance Management
11 9 (2.10%) Revenue Management
11 9 (2.10%) Product Management
12 8 (1.87%) Validation
12 8 (1.87%) SOA
12 8 (1.87%) PRINCE2
12 8 (1.87%) Coaching
13 7 (1.64%) Risk Management
13 7 (1.64%) ITSM
13 7 (1.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.64%) C
2 6 (1.40%) SQL
3 5 (1.17%) Java
4 2 (0.47%) Python
5 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (16.59%) Degree
2 16 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.87%) MBA
5 7 (1.64%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.47%) CISSP
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.47%) PMP
6 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) CCIE
7 1 (0.23%) CCNP
7 1 (0.23%) CCNA
7 1 (0.23%) CCDA
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.57%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) XenApp
1 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.88%) SAP
3 37 (8.64%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (5.61%) Riverbed
4 24 (5.61%) Juniper
5 22 (5.14%) Blue Coat
5 22 (5.14%) Ruckus Wireless
5 22 (5.14%) LogRhythm
6 20 (4.67%) Oracle
7 12 (2.80%) Cisco
8 10 (2.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 10 (2.34%) Nokia
8 10 (2.34%) Siemens
8 10 (2.34%) Ericsson
8 10 (2.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 9 (2.10%) IBM
9 9 (2.10%) Mitel
10 7 (1.64%) Huawei
11 6 (1.40%) VMware
12 5 (1.17%) Citrix
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