Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Presales 306 537 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.77% 6.37% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 7.25% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 192 373 432
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,550
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £92,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -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 5551 7407 9614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.48% 87.83% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4352 5664 7663
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -30 111 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Bracknell +17 89 £45,000 -26.53% 4
Slough -12 38 £47,500 -40.63%
Wokingham +14 22 £61,250 -4.30%
Maidenhead -5 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Thatcham - 1 £62,500 -
Presales
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Presales also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Presales.

1 90 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 67 (21.90%) Degree
3 62 (20.26%) Project Management
4 58 (18.95%) Cisco
5 57 (18.63%) Data Centre
6 52 (16.99%) VMware
7 46 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 45 (14.71%) Service Delivery
9 41 (13.40%) Time Management
10 40 (13.07%) Office 365
11 38 (12.42%) ITIL
11 38 (12.42%) Windows
12 37 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (11.44%) Network Security
14 34 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 33 (10.78%) Firewall
15 33 (10.78%) VPN
16 32 (10.46%) TCP/IP
16 32 (10.46%) Active Directory
17 31 (10.13%) CRM
17 31 (10.13%) Marketing
17 31 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (9.80%) Business Development
18 30 (9.80%) SQL
18 30 (9.80%) Finance
19 28 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
20 27 (8.82%) QA
20 27 (8.82%) Telecoms
20 27 (8.82%) Wireless
20 27 (8.82%) SQL Server

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 15 (4.90%) Skype for Business
2 14 (4.58%) IIS
3 13 (4.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.31%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.59%) Sage X3
3 8 (2.61%) SAP Business One
4 7 (2.29%) SAP HCM
4 7 (2.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.63%) NetSuite
6 5 (1.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 4 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.98%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.98%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (13.07%) Office 365
3 15 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (4.25%) SaaS
5 8 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.61%) npm
6 7 (2.29%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (1.96%) IaaS
8 5 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.31%) Yammer
10 2 (0.65%) Boomi
10 2 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.44%) Network Security
2 33 (10.78%) Firewall
2 33 (10.78%) VPN
3 32 (10.46%) TCP/IP
4 27 (8.82%) Wireless
5 24 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (7.52%) MPLS
7 22 (7.19%) IPsec
8 21 (6.86%) BGP
8 21 (6.86%) OSPF
8 21 (6.86%) SSL
9 19 (6.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (5.56%) Ethernet
10 17 (5.56%) VLAN
11 16 (5.23%) Intranet
11 16 (5.23%) LAN
11 16 (5.23%) SNMP
12 14 (4.58%) HTTP
12 14 (4.58%) WAN
13 13 (4.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.98%) Big Data
6 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.65%) Power BI
6 2 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.61%) gulp
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (10.13%) Marketing
2 30 (9.80%) Finance
3 27 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 25 (8.17%) Legal
5 17 (5.56%) Retail
6 14 (4.58%) Manufacturing
7 13 (4.25%) Banking
8 12 (3.92%) Billing
9 6 (1.96%) Electronics
10 5 (1.63%) Digital Economy
10 5 (1.63%) German Language
10 5 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (33.66%) Consultant
2 64 (20.92%) Architect
3 36 (11.76%) Presales Consultant
4 25 (8.17%) Technical Consultant
5 22 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (6.54%) Security Consultant
7 16 (5.23%) Data Architect
7 16 (5.23%) Data Centre Architect
8 14 (4.58%) Lead Architect
9 12 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.92%) Developer
9 12 (3.92%) Presales Manager
10 11 (3.59%) IT Consultant
10 11 (3.59%) Lead Developer
10 11 (3.59%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (3.59%) Service Manager
11 10 (3.27%) Analyst
12 9 (2.94%) Implementation Consultant
12 9 (2.94%) IT Security Consultant
12 9 (2.94%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.56%) CSS
2 16 (5.23%) XML
3 14 (4.58%) .NET
3 14 (4.58%) HTML
4 10 (3.27%) REST
5 8 (2.61%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.61%) jQuery
5 8 (2.61%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (2.61%) LESS
5 8 (2.61%) Middleware
5 8 (2.61%) Sass
5 8 (2.61%) WCF
6 5 (1.63%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.31%) Web Services
8 2 (0.65%) Node.js
8 2 (0.65%) SOAP
9 1 (0.33%) CSS3
9 1 (0.33%) HTML5
9 1 (0.33%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.63%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (5.56%) CCTV
5 12 (3.92%) FlexPod
6 11 (3.59%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.94%) Life Science
8 8 (2.61%) iSeries
8 8 (2.61%) Robotics
8 8 (2.61%) Tandem
8 8 (2.61%) User Experience
9 7 (2.29%) Clustering
10 6 (1.96%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.96%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.63%) Replication
11 5 (1.63%) Social Media
12 4 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.42%) Windows
2 25 (8.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.92%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.59%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.59%) Windows 8
5 10 (3.27%) Linux
6 8 (2.61%) Android
6 8 (2.61%) Solaris
7 6 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.63%) Unix
8 5 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.26%) Project Management
2 45 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 41 (13.40%) Time Management
4 38 (12.42%) ITIL
5 31 (10.13%) CRM
6 30 (9.80%) Business Development
7 27 (8.82%) ERP
8 26 (8.50%) Customer Requirements
8 26 (8.50%) SIEM
9 24 (7.84%) Migration
10 23 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.52%) SDLC
11 21 (6.86%) Line Management
12 20 (6.54%) Customer Engagement
12 20 (6.54%) Network Design
13 19 (6.21%) Data Management
14 18 (5.88%) Content Management
14 18 (5.88%) ITIL V3
14 18 (5.88%) Process Management
15 17 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.80%) SQL
2 20 (6.54%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.59%) C#
4 9 (2.94%) Java
5 8 (2.61%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.61%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.31%) C
7 2 (0.65%) Scala
8 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.33%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.33%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.33%) Python
8 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (21.90%) Degree
2 37 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (7.84%) MCSE
5 19 (6.21%) CCNP
5 19 (6.21%) Security Cleared
6 16 (5.23%) MCP
7 15 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (4.25%) CISSP
9 11 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (2.61%) MCSD
12 7 (2.29%) CCDP
12 7 (2.29%) CCNA
13 6 (1.96%) CISM
13 6 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (1.31%) CCIE
14 4 (1.31%) CCSE
14 4 (1.31%) VCAP
14 4 (1.31%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.82%) QA
2 13 (4.25%) SLA
3 7 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.65%) GAMP
5 2 (0.65%) GDPR
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.46%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.96%) XenApp
7 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.33%) HDFS
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (3.92%) SCCM
2 9 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.63%) Nessus
4 5 (1.63%) Nmap
5 4 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.98%) QRadar
6 3 (0.98%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.33%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 90 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.95%) Cisco
3 52 (16.99%) VMware
4 27 (8.82%) SAP
5 22 (7.19%) HP
6 21 (6.86%) CheckPoint
7 20 (6.54%) F5
8 19 (6.21%) Meraki
9 17 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 17 (5.56%) Oracle
10 15 (4.90%) Citrix
10 15 (4.90%) Juniper
11 14 (4.58%) Symantec
12 12 (3.92%) Aruba
12 12 (3.92%) Brocade
12 12 (3.92%) IBM
12 12 (3.92%) Sage
12 12 (3.92%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.92%) Sourcefire
13 9 (2.94%) Splunk