Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 29 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Presales 334 247 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.21% 6.77% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.08% 7.35% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 92 102 77
Birmingham median annual salary £66,250 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.78% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,125 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% +10.53% -5.00%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,014 3,362 3,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.11% 92.16% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,108 2,479 2,861
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Birmingham

Presales
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Presales in Birmingham

Presales
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Presales in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Presales.

1 198 (59.28%) Data Protection
1 198 (59.28%) GDPR
2 167 (50.00%) Project Management
3 157 (47.01%) Microsoft
4 147 (44.01%) Data Centre
5 140 (41.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 120 (35.93%) Amazon AWS
7 115 (34.43%) ITIL
8 105 (31.44%) Active Directory
9 91 (27.25%) Office 365
10 87 (26.05%) Service Management
11 85 (25.45%) VMware
12 84 (25.15%) Citrix
13 83 (24.85%) Thought Leadership
14 81 (24.25%) PRINCE2
14 81 (24.25%) Enterprise Architecture
15 77 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 73 (21.86%) Security Cleared
16 73 (21.86%) Service Delivery
17 72 (21.56%) Line Management
18 71 (21.26%) ITIL V3
18 71 (21.26%) Due Diligence
19 68 (20.36%) Customer Requirements
20 67 (20.06%) Hyper-V
21 63 (18.86%) Network Security
22 62 (18.56%) Self-Motivation
23 60 (17.96%) Cisco
24 59 (17.66%) Technical Architecture
25 57 (17.07%) MCSE
25 57 (17.07%) SQL

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 22 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.29%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.50%) IIS
3 5 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.29%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) HFM
1 7 (2.10%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 140 (41.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (35.93%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (27.25%) Office 365
4 48 (14.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 46 (13.77%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (13.77%) Amazon S3
6 42 (12.57%) PaaS
7 38 (11.38%) IaaS
8 29 (8.68%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (7.78%) Serverless
10 25 (7.49%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (7.19%) Amazon EMR
11 24 (7.19%) Amazon Kinesis
11 24 (7.19%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (6.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 22 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (6.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (3.89%) SaaS
14 11 (3.29%) OneDrive
15 6 (1.80%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (18.86%) Network Security
2 49 (14.67%) Firewall
3 28 (8.38%) WAN
4 18 (5.39%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (5.39%) VPN
5 16 (4.79%) LAN
6 15 (4.49%) MPLS
7 13 (3.89%) OSPF
8 11 (3.29%) BGP
8 11 (3.29%) Cisco Firepower
8 11 (3.29%) Skype
8 11 (3.29%) Wireless
9 10 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (2.69%) Unified Communications
10 9 (2.69%) VLAN
11 8 (2.40%) IPsec
12 7 (2.10%) DHCP
12 7 (2.10%) DNS
12 7 (2.10%) FWSM
12 7 (2.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (13.77%) Amazon RDS
3 28 (8.38%) Relational Database
4 27 (8.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 24 (7.19%) Amazon Redshift
5 24 (7.19%) Cosmos DB
5 24 (7.19%) RDBMS
6 22 (6.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (3.59%) Power BI
8 7 (2.10%) Essbase
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.90%) Big Data
10 2 (0.60%) UniData
11 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) OLTP
11 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (9.58%) Finance
2 31 (9.28%) Publishing
3 13 (3.89%) Law
4 11 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.99%) Marketing
6 4 (1.20%) Retail
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 238 (71.26%) Architect
2 102 (30.54%) Solutions Architect
3 78 (23.35%) Technical Architect
4 54 (16.17%) Cloud Architect
5 52 (15.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 28 (8.38%) Service Architect
7 26 (7.78%) Lead Architect
8 25 (7.49%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 22 (6.59%) Consultant
9 22 (6.59%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 22 (6.59%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (6.29%) Analyst
10 21 (6.29%) Business Analyst
11 19 (5.69%) Principal Architect
12 13 (3.89%) Transition Manager
13 12 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (3.29%) Network Architect
14 11 (3.29%) Office 365 Business Analyst
15 9 (2.69%) Project Manager
16 8 (2.40%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.17%) Web Services
2 25 (7.49%) .NET
3 24 (7.19%) ASP.NET
3 24 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (2.10%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.20%) LDAP
6 3 (0.90%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.90%) CGI
7 1 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 147 (44.01%) Data Centre
2 62 (18.56%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (10.78%) Public Cloud
4 34 (10.18%) CMDB
5 25 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (7.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 25 (7.49%) Private Cloud
6 17 (5.09%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.99%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.10%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.50%) PKI
10 4 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.60%) Robotics
13 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.30%) HP StoreVirtual
13 1 (0.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.07%) Windows
2 40 (11.98%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.10%) Linux
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.60%) CentOS
6 2 (0.60%) SUSE
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (59.28%) Data Protection
2 167 (50.00%) Project Management
3 115 (34.43%) ITIL
4 87 (26.05%) Service Management
5 83 (24.85%) Thought Leadership
6 81 (24.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 81 (24.25%) PRINCE2
7 73 (21.86%) Service Delivery
8 72 (21.56%) Line Management
9 71 (21.26%) Due Diligence
9 71 (21.26%) ITIL V3
10 68 (20.36%) Customer Requirements
11 59 (17.66%) Technical Architecture
12 54 (16.17%) Vendor Relationship Management
13 51 (15.27%) Customer Engagement
14 46 (13.77%) TOGAF
15 44 (13.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (11.68%) Load Balancing
18 35 (10.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (17.07%) SQL
2 26 (7.78%) Python
3 24 (7.19%) Java
3 24 (7.19%) PL/SQL
3 24 (7.19%) Scala
3 24 (7.19%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.90%) C
6 2 (0.60%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (21.86%) Security Cleared
2 57 (17.07%) MCSE
2 57 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (10.78%) CCNP
5 35 (10.48%) Degree
6 30 (8.98%) ISEB
7 26 (7.78%) MCP
8 25 (7.49%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (7.19%) MCSA
10 21 (6.29%) CISSP
10 21 (6.29%) PMI Certification
10 21 (6.29%) PMP
11 17 (5.09%) CEH
11 17 (5.09%) CompTIA Security+
12 13 (3.89%) DV Cleared
12 13 (3.89%) ISEB Practitioner
12 13 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (59.28%) GDPR
2 21 (6.29%) QA
3 18 (5.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (5.09%) GPG13
5 12 (3.59%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 105 (31.44%) Active Directory
2 77 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (20.06%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.49%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.99%) XenApp
5 10 (2.99%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.90%) Docker
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (7.19%) SCCM
2 17 (5.09%) SCOM
3 16 (4.79%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (2.10%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.90%) Ansible
6 3 (0.90%) QRadar
7 2 (0.60%) Packer
7 2 (0.60%) Terraform
8 1 (0.30%) CASB
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.30%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 157 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 85 (25.45%) VMware
3 84 (25.15%) Citrix
4 60 (17.96%) Cisco
5 39 (11.68%) CheckPoint
5 39 (11.68%) NetApp
6 34 (10.18%) HP
7 27 (8.08%) ServiceNow
8 23 (6.89%) Fortinet
9 22 (6.59%) EMC
10 21 (6.29%) Juniper
11 18 (5.39%) F5
12 17 (5.09%) 3PAR
13 16 (4.79%) BMC
14 15 (4.49%) Oracle
15 12 (3.59%) Brocade
15 12 (3.59%) Meraki
16 9 (2.69%) Dell
16 9 (2.69%) Palo Alto
17 7 (2.10%) Hyperion