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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sales Manager
Rank 652 704 646
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 253 222 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 193 176 172
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +56 249 £56,500 +2.72% 33
South East +31 116 £55,250 +16.31% 6
London -11 94 £62,500 +8.69% 19
Berkshire +63 77 £75,000 +66.66% 3
Reading +28 37 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Slough +26 30 £80,000 +166.66%
City of London +22 24 £57,500 +17.94% 4
Surrey +20 21 £25,000 -51.21%
North West +14 20 £43,500 +2.35% 7
Manchester +14 12 £33,750 -20.58% 5
Reigate - 8 £22,500 -
Hampshire +7 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Cheshire - 6 £44,250 -
Hackney - 6 - -
Knutsford - 6 £44,250 -
Redhill - 6 £25,000 -
Middlesex +1 5 £47,500 -40.62%
East of England -8 5 £30,500 -44.54%
Yorkshire +15 4 £51,250 - 1
Brentford -4 4 £80,000 +33.33%
South West -12 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Feltham - 4 £160,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Exmouth - 4 £52,500 -
Portsmouth - 4 £40,000 -
Devon - 4 £52,500 -
Bracknell +22 3 - -
West Yorkshire +11 3 £52,500 -
Basingstoke +11 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Scotland +4 2 £60,000 +33.33% 1

Sales Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 128 (27.95%) Marketing
2 108 (23.58%) Business Development
3 103 (22.49%) Telecoms
4 68 (14.85%) Degree
5 64 (13.97%) Finance
6 60 (13.10%) Microsoft
7 58 (12.66%) B2B
8 55 (12.01%) SaaS
9 52 (11.35%) CRM
10 50 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
11 47 (10.26%) Retail
12 46 (10.04%) Data Centre
13 41 (8.95%) Wireless
14 31 (6.77%) Advertising
14 31 (6.77%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (6.33%) SAP
16 27 (5.90%) Electronics
16 27 (5.90%) Social Media
17 26 (5.68%) Project Management
17 26 (5.68%) Computer Science
18 25 (5.46%) Huawei
18 25 (5.46%) Nokia
18 25 (5.46%) MS Excel
19 24 (5.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
20 23 (5.02%) Cisco
20 23 (5.02%) E-Commerce
21 22 (4.80%) Service Delivery
21 22 (4.80%) Oracle
22 21 (4.59%) Games
23 20 (4.37%) German Language

Sales Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.66%) CMS
3 3 (0.66%) GemFire
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.22%) Lync
4 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.49%) MS Office
3 10 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.31%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.31%) Sage CRM
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.87%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.01%) SaaS
2 8 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.95%) Wireless
2 19 (4.15%) Internet
3 17 (3.71%) LAN
4 14 (3.06%) UMTS
4 14 (3.06%) GSM
4 14 (3.06%) LTE
4 14 (3.06%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (2.18%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.75%) DNS
7 7 (1.53%) PBX
7 7 (1.53%) CTI
7 7 (1.53%) Firewall
7 7 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.31%) Network Security
9 5 (1.09%) WAN
10 4 (0.87%) WebEx
11 3 (0.66%) VPN
11 3 (0.66%) SAN
11 3 (0.66%) MPLS
12 2 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.62%) SAP HANA
2 8 (1.75%) Big Data
3 6 (1.31%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.09%) MySQL
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Selenium
1 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 128 (27.95%) Marketing
2 103 (22.49%) Telecoms
3 64 (13.97%) Finance
4 47 (10.26%) Retail
5 31 (6.77%) Advertising
6 27 (5.90%) Electronics
7 21 (4.59%) Games
8 20 (4.37%) German Language
9 16 (3.49%) French Language
9 16 (3.49%) Publishing
10 13 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
12 10 (2.18%) Legal
12 10 (2.18%) Banking
13 8 (1.75%) Automotive
14 7 (1.53%) Swedish Language
14 7 (1.53%) Danish Language
15 6 (1.31%) Billing
15 6 (1.31%) Local Government
16 5 (1.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.75%) COM
2 5 (1.09%) RSS
3 4 (0.87%) Web Services
3 4 (0.87%) XML
3 4 (0.87%) .NET
4 3 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) CGI
5 1 (0.22%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.04%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.90%) Social Media
4 26 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.84%) Handset
7 9 (1.97%) BBC
7 9 (1.97%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.53%) IVR
9 7 (1.53%) User Experience
10 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.09%) Life Science
11 5 (1.09%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.87%) Telematics
12 4 (0.87%) iDTV
13 2 (0.44%) Replication
13 2 (0.44%) Economics
13 2 (0.44%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.53%) Android
2 6 (1.31%) Windows
2 6 (1.31%) Linux
3 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.58%) Business Development
2 58 (12.66%) B2B
3 52 (11.35%) CRM
4 26 (5.68%) Project Management
5 23 (5.02%) E-Commerce
6 22 (4.80%) Service Delivery
7 18 (3.93%) ERP
8 16 (3.49%) Service Management
9 15 (3.28%) Time Management
10 14 (3.06%) Coaching
11 13 (2.84%) SDLC
11 13 (2.84%) Analytics
12 12 (2.62%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (2.40%) Fault Management
13 11 (2.40%) Performance Management
13 11 (2.40%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (2.40%) People Management
14 10 (2.18%) SEO
14 10 (2.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.49%) C
2 6 (1.31%) SQL
3 4 (0.87%) Java
3 4 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (14.85%) Degree
2 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.87%) MBA
3 4 (0.87%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.22%) CISA
5 1 (0.22%) CISM
5 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.22%) MCSE
5 1 (0.22%) CCNA
5 1 (0.22%) CISSP
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.40%) SLA
2 3 (0.66%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Firmware
3 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.77%) Salesforce.com
3 29 (6.33%) SAP
4 25 (5.46%) Nokia
4 25 (5.46%) Huawei
5 24 (5.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 23 (5.02%) Cisco
7 22 (4.80%) Oracle
8 17 (3.71%) Ericsson
9 13 (2.84%) Blue Coat
9 13 (2.84%) hybris
10 12 (2.62%) Dell
11 11 (2.40%) IBM
11 11 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.40%) Fortinet
12 10 (2.18%) Infor
12 10 (2.18%) Epicor
12 10 (2.18%) Sage
12 10 (2.18%) Siebel
13 9 (1.97%) Juniper
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