Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 54 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Presales 323 315 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.78% 4.74% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 5.49% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 207 257 482
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -10.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,250 £86,750 £88,750
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%

Presales is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,013 5,738 8,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.92% 86.38% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,822 4,493 6,672
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,475 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Berkshire

Presales
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Presales in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Presales in Berkshire

Presales
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Berkshire

Presales
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 146 £62,500 +7.76% 28
Bracknell +5 76 £44,125 -11.75% 5
Wokingham +9 23 £60,000 -6.25% 2
Slough -25 19 £55,000 -18.52% 2
Newbury -5 17 £35,000 -
Maidenhead -50 7 £60,000 +50.00%
Thatcham +7 1 £24,000 -61.60%
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Presales
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Presales also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Presales.

1 94 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 81 (25.08%) Data Centre
3 77 (23.84%) Cisco
4 76 (23.53%) VMware
5 73 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 64 (19.81%) ITIL
7 62 (19.20%) Project Management
8 61 (18.89%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (17.65%) Windows
9 57 (17.65%) Network Security
10 55 (17.03%) Migration
11 50 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
12 49 (15.17%) Active Directory
13 48 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 47 (14.55%) HP
14 47 (14.55%) Wireless
15 44 (13.62%) WAN
16 43 (13.31%) CCNP
16 43 (13.31%) Office 365
17 42 (13.00%) Juniper
18 39 (12.07%) ERP
18 39 (12.07%) Oracle
18 39 (12.07%) SQL Server
18 39 (12.07%) Fortinet
19 38 (11.76%) F5
20 37 (11.46%) Degree
20 37 (11.46%) CheckPoint
21 36 (11.15%) SAP
21 36 (11.15%) Finance
22 35 (10.84%) Telecoms

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (8.98%) IIS
2 15 (4.64%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.55%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.24%) JBoss
6 4 (1.24%) Liferay
6 4 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.93%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 18 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (4.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (3.41%) SAP FI
3 9 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (1.55%) NetSuite
5 5 (1.55%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.24%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.24%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.62%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.31%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.31%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 73 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (13.31%) Office 365
4 25 (7.74%) IaaS
5 14 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (4.02%) PaaS
7 11 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (3.10%) SaaS
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.55%) Serverless
10 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (17.65%) Network Security
2 47 (14.55%) Wireless
3 44 (13.62%) WAN
4 32 (9.91%) LAN
5 31 (9.60%) WLAN
6 28 (8.67%) DNS
7 27 (8.36%) DHCP
8 26 (8.05%) VPN
9 24 (7.43%) SNMP
10 23 (7.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (6.50%) TCP/IP
12 20 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (6.19%) Wireshark
13 19 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
13 19 (5.88%) OSPF
14 18 (5.57%) BGP
14 18 (5.57%) MPLS
15 17 (5.26%) SSL
16 16 (4.95%) Cisco ISE
16 16 (4.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.17%) MySQL
5 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (1.55%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.24%) Big Data
8 4 (1.24%) DB2
8 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (11.15%) Finance
2 35 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.29%) German Language
4 19 (5.88%) Marketing
5 16 (4.95%) Italian Language
6 15 (4.64%) Banking
7 11 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.41%) Retail
8 9 (2.79%) Advertising
9 8 (2.48%) Law
10 5 (1.55%) French Language
10 5 (1.55%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.24%) Electronics
11 4 (1.24%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.62%) Legal
12 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.31%) Billing
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 115 (35.60%) Consultant
2 92 (28.48%) Architect
3 66 (20.43%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (10.22%) Technical Architect
5 32 (9.91%) Security Architect
5 32 (9.91%) Security Solutions Architect
6 31 (9.60%) Senior Consultant
7 28 (8.67%) Cloud Architect
8 26 (8.05%) ERP Consultant
8 26 (8.05%) Technical Consultant
9 25 (7.74%) Implementation Consultant
10 24 (7.43%) ERP Implementation Consultant
10 24 (7.43%) Presales Consultant
11 23 (7.12%) Presales Solution Architect
12 19 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 17 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
14 16 (4.95%) Lead Architect
14 16 (4.95%) Network Architect
14 16 (4.95%) Network Security Architect
14 16 (4.95%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.33%) .NET
2 7 (2.17%) Web Services
3 6 (1.86%) Middleware
4 5 (1.55%) HTML
4 5 (1.55%) J2EE
4 5 (1.55%) MDX
5 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.24%) Lucene
5 4 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.24%) WebCenter
5 4 (1.24%) XML
6 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.93%) JSON
6 3 (0.93%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.62%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) JSF
8 1 (0.31%) LDAP
8 1 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 81 (25.08%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.36%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (4.95%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.95%) FlexPod
5 15 (4.64%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.33%) Life Science
7 13 (4.02%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.17%) Clustering
10 6 (1.86%) Robotics
10 6 (1.86%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.55%) NHS
12 4 (1.24%) IVR
13 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.65%) Windows
2 29 (8.98%) Windows Server
3 16 (4.95%) Linux
4 10 (3.10%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.24%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.93%) Unix
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.81%) ITIL
2 62 (19.20%) Project Management
3 55 (17.03%) Migration
4 39 (12.07%) ERP
5 35 (10.84%) ITIL V3
6 32 (9.91%) Network Design
7 31 (9.60%) Load Balancing
7 31 (9.60%) SIEM
8 30 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (8.67%) Customer Requirements
10 27 (8.36%) Business Development
11 23 (7.12%) Customer Engagement
11 23 (7.12%) PRINCE2
12 19 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.88%) Performance Management
12 19 (5.88%) Value Proposition
13 17 (5.26%) B2B
13 17 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
13 17 (5.26%) Decision-Making
13 17 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.53%) SQL
2 15 (4.64%) Java
3 11 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.48%) C
5 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.24%) C#
7 4 (1.24%) Python
8 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.93%) Scala
8 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.62%) PHP
9 2 (0.62%) X++
10 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (18.89%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (13.31%) CCNP
3 37 (11.46%) Degree
4 35 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (10.22%) CCDP
6 31 (9.60%) CCIE
7 28 (8.67%) CCNA
7 28 (8.67%) MCSE
8 19 (5.88%) CCSE
8 19 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 18 (5.57%) JNCIP
10 17 (5.26%) CISSP
10 17 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (4.64%) IISP
11 15 (4.64%) ISSAP
12 13 (4.02%) CCIE Data Center
12 13 (4.02%) CCIE Service Provider
12 13 (4.02%) EMC Certification
12 13 (4.02%) MCP
13 12 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.95%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (2.48%) GAMP
3 6 (1.86%) SLA
4 4 (1.24%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (15.17%) Active Directory
2 48 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.95%) VMware NSX
5 14 (4.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.24%) vCloud
7 3 (0.93%) Docker
7 3 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (7.12%) SCCM
2 16 (4.95%) CASB
2 16 (4.95%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (4.64%) QRadar
4 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.24%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.24%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.24%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.93%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.31%) vRealize
7 1 (0.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 94 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 77 (23.84%) Cisco
3 76 (23.53%) VMware
4 47 (14.55%) HP
5 42 (13.00%) Juniper
6 39 (12.07%) Fortinet
6 39 (12.07%) Oracle
7 38 (11.76%) F5
8 37 (11.46%) CheckPoint
9 36 (11.15%) SAP
10 33 (10.22%) EMC
11 30 (9.29%) NetApp
11 30 (9.29%) Splunk
12 28 (8.67%) Dell
13 23 (7.12%) Aruba
13 23 (7.12%) IBM
14 21 (6.50%) Meraki
15 18 (5.57%) Palo Alto
16 17 (5.26%) McAfee
16 17 (5.26%) Riverbed