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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sales Manager
Rank 643 695 646
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 255 221 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 198 172 184
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.27%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015 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 29 July 2015. 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 +54 245 £57,500 +15.00% 31
South East +44 97 £57,750 +28.33% 9
London +10 90 £70,000 +27.27% 14
Berkshire +48 68 £75,000 +66.66% 7
Reading +17 32 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Slough - 29 £80,000 -
East of England +7 28 £48,400 +7.55% 1
City of London +24 25 £57,500 +17.94% 4
Surrey +25 21 £25,000 -56.52%
North West +17 15 £43,500 -11.22% 2
Cambridge +26 9 £72,500 +20.83%
Cambridgeshire +14 9 £72,500 +20.83%
Suffolk - 9 £30,000 -
Redhill - 9 £25,000 -
Manchester +16 8 £27,500 -43.87% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £48,400 -
Bracknell +21 5 - -
Yorkshire +3 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire +1 5 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Brentford -3 5 £75,000 +25.00%
Knutsford - 5 £43,500 - 1
Reigate - 5 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire +6 4 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £32,500 -
Leeds - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire -7 3 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Hertfordshire -19 3 - - 1
Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
Scotland +14 2 - -
Basingstoke +9 2 £27,500 -38.88%

Sales Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 149 (30.85%) Marketing
2 130 (26.92%) Business Development
3 115 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 73 (15.11%) Degree
5 64 (13.25%) Retail
5 64 (13.25%) Finance
6 59 (12.22%) Microsoft
7 58 (12.01%) Data Centre
8 57 (11.80%) CRM
9 55 (11.39%) B2B
9 55 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (11.39%) SaaS
10 45 (9.32%) Wireless
11 37 (7.66%) E-Commerce
12 33 (6.83%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (6.42%) Electronics
13 31 (6.42%) SAP
14 29 (6.00%) Computer Science
15 28 (5.80%) Advertising
16 23 (4.76%) Service Delivery
16 23 (4.76%) Nokia
16 23 (4.76%) German Language
16 23 (4.76%) Huawei
17 22 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 22 (4.55%) Cisco
17 22 (4.55%) MS Excel
18 21 (4.35%) ERP
19 20 (4.14%) LAN
19 20 (4.14%) Games
20 19 (3.93%) GSM

Sales Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 8 (1.66%) CMS
2 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.62%) GemFire
3 3 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.21%) Lync
4 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.69%) MS Office
3 10 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.24%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.24%) Sage CRM
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.62%) Magento
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.39%) SaaS
2 4 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.32%) Wireless
2 20 (4.14%) LAN
3 19 (3.93%) UMTS
3 19 (3.93%) GSM
3 19 (3.93%) LTE
3 19 (3.93%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (2.90%) Internet
5 10 (2.07%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.66%) DNS
7 7 (1.45%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.45%) MPLS
7 7 (1.45%) PBX
7 7 (1.45%) CTI
8 6 (1.24%) VPN
8 6 (1.24%) Frame Relay
8 6 (1.24%) VoIP
8 6 (1.24%) ATM
9 3 (0.62%) Broadband
9 3 (0.62%) Firewall
9 3 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.90%) Big Data
2 8 (1.66%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.21%) MySQL
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Selenium
1 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 149 (30.85%) Marketing
2 115 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 64 (13.25%) Finance
3 64 (13.25%) Retail
4 31 (6.42%) Electronics
5 28 (5.80%) Advertising
6 23 (4.76%) German Language
7 20 (4.14%) Games
8 15 (3.11%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.90%) French Language
10 13 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (2.69%) Banking
11 12 (2.48%) Publishing
12 8 (1.66%) Automotive
13 6 (1.24%) Local Government
14 5 (1.04%) Front Office
14 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
14 5 (1.04%) Danish Language
14 5 (1.04%) Swedish Language
15 4 (0.83%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.45%) COM
2 5 (1.04%) Web Services
2 5 (1.04%) RSS
3 3 (0.62%) HTML
4 1 (0.21%) CGI
4 1 (0.21%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.01%) Data Centre
2 55 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.93%) Social Media
5 16 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.48%) Handset
7 11 (2.28%) User Experience
8 9 (1.86%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.45%) IVR
9 7 (1.45%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.04%) Life Science
10 5 (1.04%) BBC
10 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.83%) Telematics
12 3 (0.62%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.41%) IPTV
13 2 (0.41%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.41%) FMCG
13 2 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.66%) Linux
2 7 (1.45%) Windows
3 5 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (26.92%) Business Development
2 57 (11.80%) CRM
3 55 (11.39%) B2B
4 37 (7.66%) E-Commerce
5 23 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 21 (4.35%) ERP
7 17 (3.52%) Project Management
8 15 (3.11%) Service Management
9 13 (2.69%) Time Management
9 13 (2.69%) Performance Management
9 13 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (2.69%) Coaching
10 12 (2.48%) Line Management
10 12 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (2.48%) Logistics
11 11 (2.28%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (2.28%) Fault Management
11 11 (2.28%) People Management
11 11 (2.28%) Channel Management
12 9 (1.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.11%) C
2 1 (0.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (15.11%) Degree
2 4 (0.83%) MBA
2 4 (0.83%) SAP Certification
3 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) VTSP
4 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.21%) CISA
4 1 (0.21%) CISM
4 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.21%) MCSE
4 1 (0.21%) CCNA
4 1 (0.21%) CISSP
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.28%) SLA
2 3 (0.62%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.21%) NFS
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.83%) Salesforce.com
3 31 (6.42%) SAP
4 23 (4.76%) Nokia
4 23 (4.76%) Huawei
5 22 (4.55%) Cisco
5 22 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 17 (3.52%) Oracle
7 15 (3.11%) Ericsson
8 14 (2.90%) VMware
9 13 (2.69%) Blue Coat
10 12 (2.48%) IBM
10 12 (2.48%) Dell
11 11 (2.28%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.28%) Fortinet
11 11 (2.28%) Infor
11 11 (2.28%) hybris
12 10 (2.07%) Sage
12 10 (2.07%) Epicor
12 10 (2.07%) Siebel
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