Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 39 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 -30
Permanent jobs citing Presales 247 242 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.82% 5.83% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 6.43% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 102 77 132
Birmingham median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £71,125 £75,000 £81,125
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -23.08%

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 3,258 3,761 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.95% 90.67% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,387 2,809 2,945
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,124 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Presales.

1 106 (42.91%) Data Centre
2 87 (35.22%) Project Management
3 77 (31.17%) Service Delivery
4 75 (30.36%) Microsoft
5 71 (28.74%) ITIL
6 68 (27.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 63 (25.51%) Degree
8 62 (25.10%) Line Management
9 59 (23.89%) VMware
10 50 (20.24%) Cisco
11 49 (19.84%) PRINCE2
12 48 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (19.03%) CCNP
13 47 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (18.22%) CheckPoint
14 45 (18.22%) ITIL V3
15 44 (17.81%) Citrix
16 39 (15.79%) WAN
17 38 (15.38%) Fortinet
18 37 (14.98%) Windows
19 36 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
20 35 (14.17%) Active Directory
21 34 (13.77%) VPN
21 34 (13.77%) Manufacturing
21 34 (13.77%) Business Development
21 34 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
22 33 (13.36%) Retail
22 33 (13.36%) Juniper
23 32 (12.96%) OSPF
23 32 (12.96%) Finance

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 12 (4.86%) IIS
2 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (6.48%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.02%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.02%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.81%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.40%) Sage 500
5 1 (0.40%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 68 (27.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (11.34%) Office 365
4 17 (6.88%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (6.48%) IaaS
5 16 (6.48%) PaaS
6 6 (2.43%) SaaS
7 4 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.62%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 4 (1.62%) Serverless
8 3 (1.21%) GitHub
9 2 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.79%) WAN
2 34 (13.77%) VPN
3 32 (12.96%) OSPF
4 30 (12.15%) Firewall
4 30 (12.15%) Network Security
5 29 (11.74%) LAN
6 28 (11.34%) BGP
6 28 (11.34%) MPLS
7 27 (10.93%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (10.93%) SNMP
7 27 (10.93%) Wireless
8 24 (9.72%) DHCP
8 24 (9.72%) DNS
9 23 (9.31%) VLAN
10 22 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (8.50%) FWSM
11 21 (8.50%) WLAN
12 20 (8.10%) Ethernet
13 19 (7.69%) RFID
14 18 (7.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.02%) Big Data
3 4 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (1.62%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.62%) Power BI
4 3 (1.21%) MySQL
5 2 (0.81%) DB2
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (3.24%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 34 (13.77%) Manufacturing
2 33 (13.36%) Retail
3 32 (12.96%) Finance
4 24 (9.72%) Publishing
5 12 (4.86%) Marketing
6 11 (4.45%) Banking
7 8 (3.24%) Billing
8 6 (2.43%) Advertising
9 4 (1.62%) Games
10 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.81%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (43.72%) Architect
2 66 (26.72%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (14.98%) Consultant
4 25 (10.12%) Data Architect
5 20 (8.10%) Security Architect
5 20 (8.10%) Security Solutions Architect
6 15 (6.07%) Portfolio Manager
6 15 (6.07%) Presales Manager
6 15 (6.07%) Technical Specialist
7 14 (5.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 13 (5.26%) Field Engineer
9 12 (4.86%) Data Centre Architect
9 12 (4.86%) Lead Architect
9 12 (4.86%) Presales Engineer
9 12 (4.86%) SAP Architect
10 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.45%) Senior Architect
10 11 (4.45%) Senior Data Architect
10 11 (4.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.45%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.64%) LDAP
2 5 (2.02%) .NET
3 4 (1.62%) Web Services
4 3 (1.21%) CSS
4 3 (1.21%) RESTful
5 2 (0.81%) HTML
5 2 (0.81%) REST
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.40%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.40%) HTML5
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.40%) LAMP
6 1 (0.40%) LESS
6 1 (0.40%) Sass
6 1 (0.40%) WCF
6 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (42.91%) Data Centre
2 29 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (11.34%) Computer Science
4 25 (10.12%) Driving Licence
5 22 (8.91%) CMDB
6 19 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
7 16 (6.48%) Management Information System
8 12 (4.86%) CCTV
8 12 (4.86%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (4.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (3.64%) FlexPod
9 9 (3.64%) PKI
10 8 (3.24%) User Experience
11 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.21%) Fintech
12 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.81%) Clustering
13 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.98%) Windows
2 19 (7.69%) Android
3 15 (6.07%) Windows 10
3 15 (6.07%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (2.43%) Unix
7 4 (1.62%) Linux
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.81%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (35.22%) Project Management
2 77 (31.17%) Service Delivery
3 71 (28.74%) ITIL
4 62 (25.10%) Line Management
5 49 (19.84%) PRINCE2
6 45 (18.22%) ITIL V3
7 36 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (13.77%) Business Development
9 32 (12.96%) Load Balancing
9 32 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 31 (12.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (12.15%) Time Management
12 29 (11.74%) Service Management
13 27 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (10.53%) SIEM
15 25 (10.12%) IT Strategy
16 24 (9.72%) Business Analysis
16 24 (9.72%) Migration
16 24 (9.72%) Software Engineering
17 23 (9.31%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.91%) SQL
2 7 (2.83%) C#
3 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.81%) C++
4 2 (0.81%) Java
4 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.81%) X++
5 1 (0.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (25.51%) Degree
2 47 (19.03%) CCNP
2 47 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (12.15%) MCP
4 28 (11.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (8.91%) PMP
6 21 (8.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (7.69%) ISEB
7 19 (7.69%) PMI Certification
8 18 (7.29%) CISSP
9 17 (6.88%) CCDP
10 15 (6.07%) Security Cleared
11 14 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (5.26%) MCSE
13 12 (4.86%) CCSE
13 12 (4.86%) IISP
13 12 (4.86%) ISSAP
13 12 (4.86%) JNCIP
14 11 (4.45%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (2.83%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.88%) PMO
2 16 (6.48%) QA
3 14 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.02%) GPG13
5 4 (1.62%) SLA
6 3 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (14.17%) Active Directory
3 21 (8.50%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (5.26%) XenApp
5 13 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.21%) Docker
7 3 (1.21%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (10.53%) SCVMM
2 16 (6.48%) QRadar
3 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 11 (4.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.62%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.81%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.81%) SCSM
8 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.40%) Puppet
8 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 59 (23.89%) VMware
3 50 (20.24%) Cisco
4 45 (18.22%) CheckPoint
5 44 (17.81%) Citrix
6 38 (15.38%) Fortinet
7 33 (13.36%) Juniper
8 29 (11.74%) F5
8 29 (11.74%) HP
9 24 (9.72%) BMC
10 23 (9.31%) IBM
11 20 (8.10%) SAP
12 14 (5.67%) Meraki
13 13 (5.26%) Brocade
13 13 (5.26%) SolarWinds
14 12 (4.86%) Forcepoint
14 12 (4.86%) LogRhythm
14 12 (4.86%) Splunk
14 12 (4.86%) Tufin
15 11 (4.45%) NVIDIA