Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 48 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Presales 276 318 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.34% 5.19% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 5.93% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 203 232 400
Berkshire median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,000 £37,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £89,500 £85,000 £95,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 5,762 5,360 7,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.68% 87.50% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,592 4,208 6,158
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +15 160 £71,500 +14.40% 12
Bracknell -19 56 £73,750 +47.50% 4
Slough -37 17 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Wokingham +3 12 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Newbury +11 11 £47,500 +40.74% 3
Maidenhead -40 5 £120,000 +242.86%
Presales
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 107 (38.77%) Microsoft
2 85 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (23.55%) Active Directory
4 62 (22.46%) Office 365
5 59 (21.38%) Network Security
6 56 (20.29%) Cisco
7 55 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
8 54 (19.57%) Project Management
9 53 (19.20%) VMware
10 49 (17.75%) Data Centre
11 46 (16.67%) SQL
12 44 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
13 41 (14.86%) Windows
14 38 (13.77%) MCSE
14 38 (13.77%) ITIL
15 37 (13.41%) Finance
16 35 (12.68%) Migration
16 35 (12.68%) Relational Database
16 35 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (12.32%) Degree
18 33 (11.96%) Security Cleared
19 31 (11.23%) .NET
19 31 (11.23%) HP
19 31 (11.23%) Vendor Relationship Management
19 31 (11.23%) Azure Active Directory
20 29 (10.51%) Customer Requirements
20 29 (10.51%) Java
20 29 (10.51%) Wireless
20 29 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure

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 16 (5.80%) IIS
2 13 (4.71%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.09%) Appian
5 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.09%) JBoss
5 3 (1.09%) Liferay
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.81%) NetSuite
4 5 (1.81%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.45%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.45%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.45%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.72%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 85 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (22.46%) Office 365
3 55 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (11.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
5 23 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 23 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 23 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
5 23 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (8.33%) Serverless
6 20 (7.25%) IaaS
7 16 (5.80%) PaaS
8 13 (4.71%) SaaS
9 12 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.72%) GitHub
13 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 59 (21.38%) Network Security
2 29 (10.51%) Wireless
3 20 (7.25%) WAN
4 19 (6.88%) WLAN
5 18 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (6.16%) DNS
6 17 (6.16%) LAN
7 16 (5.80%) Firewall
8 14 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (5.07%) DHCP
8 14 (5.07%) TCP/IP
8 14 (5.07%) VPN
9 12 (4.35%) BGP
10 11 (3.99%) Cisco Firepower
10 11 (3.99%) OSPF
10 11 (3.99%) Skype
11 10 (3.62%) SNMP
11 10 (3.62%) SSL
11 10 (3.62%) VLAN
12 8 (2.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.68%) Relational Database
2 27 (9.78%) SQL Server
3 25 (9.06%) Cosmos DB
3 25 (9.06%) RDBMS
4 23 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 23 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (5.43%) Big Data
6 13 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.45%) MySQL
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.09%) DB2
10 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.09%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.09%) InstallShield
1 3 (1.09%) MSI
2 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (13.41%) Finance
2 27 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.61%) Marketing
4 15 (5.43%) Banking
5 14 (5.07%) German Language
6 12 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.99%) Retail
8 10 (3.62%) Italian Language
9 9 (3.26%) Advertising
10 8 (2.90%) Legal
11 5 (1.81%) French Language
11 5 (1.81%) Law
11 5 (1.81%) Portuguese Language
11 5 (1.81%) Spanish Language
12 4 (1.45%) Billing
12 4 (1.45%) Electronics
13 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.36%) Automotive
14 1 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 102 (36.96%) Architect
2 85 (30.80%) Consultant
3 79 (28.62%) Solutions Architect
4 39 (14.13%) Cloud Architect
5 34 (12.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 29 (10.51%) Lead Architect
7 28 (10.14%) Senior Consultant
7 28 (10.14%) Technical Architect
8 26 (9.42%) Technical Consultant
9 22 (7.97%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 21 (7.61%) Presales Consultant
11 17 (6.16%) Presales Solution Architect
12 16 (5.80%) Security Architect
12 16 (5.80%) Security Solutions Architect
13 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Consultant
13 15 (5.43%) SAP Consultant
14 13 (4.71%) Developer
14 13 (4.71%) Network Engineer
14 13 (4.71%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 12 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.23%) .NET
2 24 (8.70%) Web Services
3 16 (5.80%) ASP.NET
4 15 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (2.54%) MDX
6 6 (2.17%) J2EE
7 5 (1.81%) HTML
8 4 (1.45%) Middleware
9 3 (1.09%) Lucene
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.09%) REST
9 3 (1.09%) Software Packaging
9 3 (1.09%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.72%) CSS
10 2 (0.72%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.72%) XML
11 1 (0.36%) JSON
11 1 (0.36%) LDAP
11 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.75%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (7.97%) Driving Licence
4 20 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.90%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (2.90%) Robotics
6 8 (2.90%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.54%) NHS
8 6 (2.17%) Clustering
8 6 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.17%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.81%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.86%) Windows
2 18 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.99%) Linux
4 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Unix
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.57%) Project Management
2 38 (13.77%) ITIL
3 35 (12.68%) Migration
3 35 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (11.23%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 29 (10.51%) Customer Engagement
5 29 (10.51%) Customer Requirements
5 29 (10.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 26 (9.42%) Identity Access Management
7 24 (8.70%) Business Development
8 19 (6.88%) Network Design
9 18 (6.52%) ERP
10 16 (5.80%) DevOps
10 16 (5.80%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.80%) SIEM
11 15 (5.43%) ITIL V3
12 14 (5.07%) Artificial Intelligence
13 13 (4.71%) Analytics
14 12 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (4.35%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.67%) SQL
2 29 (10.51%) Java
3 17 (6.16%) Python
4 15 (5.43%) PL/SQL
4 15 (5.43%) Scala
4 15 (5.43%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.62%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.26%) C
7 5 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.09%) C#
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (13.77%) MCSE
4 34 (12.32%) Degree
5 33 (11.96%) Security Cleared
6 28 (10.14%) CCNP
6 28 (10.14%) MCSA
7 22 (7.97%) CCNA
8 18 (6.52%) CCIE
9 15 (5.43%) CCDP
10 11 (3.99%) CCSE
10 11 (3.99%) CISSP
10 11 (3.99%) MCP
11 10 (3.62%) JNCIP
12 9 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.90%) EMC Certification
14 7 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.54%) ISSAP
14 7 (2.54%) VCAP
14 7 (2.54%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.26%) SLA
2 7 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (2.54%) QA
3 6 (2.17%) GDPR
4 3 (1.09%) COBIT
5 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.72%) GAMP
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (23.55%) Active Directory
2 29 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.54%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.17%) Docker
6 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.09%) vCloud
7 3 (1.09%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (9.06%) SCCM
2 9 (3.26%) QRadar
3 7 (2.54%) CASB
3 7 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.81%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.09%) SCOM
6 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.72%) Ansible
7 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 107 (38.77%) Microsoft
2 56 (20.29%) Cisco
3 53 (19.20%) VMware
4 31 (11.23%) HP
5 26 (9.42%) EMC
6 25 (9.06%) Dell
6 25 (9.06%) F5
7 24 (8.70%) Juniper
8 23 (8.33%) SAP
9 20 (7.25%) CheckPoint
9 20 (7.25%) NetApp
10 19 (6.88%) Fortinet
11 18 (6.52%) Citrix
11 18 (6.52%) Splunk
12 14 (5.07%) Meraki
12 14 (5.07%) Palo Alto
13 13 (4.71%) IBM
13 13 (4.71%) Oracle
14 12 (4.35%) Google
15 8 (2.90%) Aruba