Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 150 124
Rank change year-on-year +87 -26 +1
Permanent jobs citing Presales 105 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.95% 0.71% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 0.79% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 80 22 20
Cheshire median annual salary £70,000 £46,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.35% +19.35% -22.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £57,375 £60,250
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,492 2,536 1,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.79% 90.09% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 1,906 1,683
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Cheshire

Presales
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Presales in Cheshire

Presales
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Cheshire

Presales
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Warrington +53 71 £77,500 +82.35% 1
Chester +14 14 £70,000 - 2
Runcorn +13 4 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Lymm - 4 £25,000 -
Crewe +10 3 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Presales
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Presales.

1 45 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (35.24%) Project Management
3 36 (34.29%) Data Centre
4 34 (32.38%) Cisco
5 31 (29.52%) Security Cleared
6 28 (26.67%) Network Security
7 27 (25.71%) Office 365
8 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 23 (21.90%) Load Balancing
10 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (20.00%) MCSE
11 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
12 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (17.14%) Data Protection
13 18 (17.14%) GDPR
14 17 (16.19%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (16.19%) Citrix
15 15 (14.29%) WAN
15 15 (14.29%) ITIL
15 15 (14.29%) Windows
15 15 (14.29%) SIEM
16 14 (13.33%) Line Management
16 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (13.33%) Fortinet
16 14 (13.33%) Wireless
16 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
16 14 (13.33%) LAN
16 14 (13.33%) VPN

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (2.86%) Apache Pig
1 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.71%) Office 365
2 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (7.62%) IaaS
4 8 (7.62%) PaaS
5 3 (2.86%) SaaS
6 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) Network Security
2 15 (14.29%) WAN
3 14 (13.33%) LAN
3 14 (13.33%) VPN
3 14 (13.33%) Wireless
4 13 (12.38%) WLAN
5 6 (5.71%) WebEx
6 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.86%) Internet
7 3 (2.86%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.90%) DHCP
8 2 (1.90%) DNS
9 1 (0.95%) BGP
9 1 (0.95%) MPLS
9 1 (0.95%) OSPF
9 1 (0.95%) SAN
9 1 (0.95%) SNMP
9 1 (0.95%) SSL
9 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.67%) Big Data
4 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (7.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.62%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (10.48%) Legal
2 9 (8.57%) Publishing
3 7 (6.67%) Finance
4 4 (3.81%) Local Government
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
4 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.86%) Law
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Automotive
7 1 (0.95%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (47.62%) Architect
2 20 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 15 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
4 13 (12.38%) Consultant
5 12 (11.43%) Information Architect
5 12 (11.43%) Information Security Architect
5 12 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Data Centre Manager
6 10 (9.52%) Lead Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (7.62%) DevOps Architect
8 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco Specialist
9 6 (5.71%) Pricing Specialist
10 4 (3.81%) Data Analytics Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Presales Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Presales Solution Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.86%) CSS
2 3 (2.86%) HTML
2 3 (2.86%) HTML5
2 3 (2.86%) JSON
2 3 (2.86%) Kafka
2 3 (2.86%) REST
2 3 (2.86%) RESTful
3 2 (1.90%) COM
3 2 (1.90%) EJB
3 2 (1.90%) J2EE
3 2 (1.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.38%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (12.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.81%) PMI
6 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.24%) Project Management
2 23 (21.90%) Load Balancing
3 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.14%) Data Protection
5 17 (16.19%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (14.29%) ITIL
6 15 (14.29%) SIEM
7 14 (13.33%) Line Management
8 13 (12.38%) Incident Management
8 13 (12.38%) Information Security
8 13 (12.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
8 13 (12.38%) Software Optimisation
8 13 (12.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (11.43%) Analytics
9 12 (11.43%) Data Analytics
10 11 (10.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (10.48%) Programme Management
10 11 (10.48%) Server Virtualisation
10 11 (10.48%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) C
2 3 (2.86%) Java
2 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (29.52%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.00%) MCSE
2 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (13.33%) CCDP
4 14 (13.33%) CCNP
4 14 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (10.48%) MCP
6 10 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (9.52%) Degree
6 10 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (6.67%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.81%) PhD
9 3 (2.86%) ISEB
9 3 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (2.86%) PMP
9 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.95%) IISP
10 1 (0.95%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.14%) GDPR
2 4 (3.81%) PMO
3 1 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Ansible
1 8 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.62%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) Mesos
3 1 (0.95%) CASB
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.95%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.38%) Cisco
3 17 (16.19%) Citrix
4 14 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 14 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 13 (12.38%) Juniper
5 13 (12.38%) Tufin
6 12 (11.43%) Forcepoint
7 10 (9.52%) VMware
8 9 (8.57%) Dell
8 9 (8.57%) Dell Compellent
8 9 (8.57%) EMC
8 9 (8.57%) EqualLogic
8 9 (8.57%) Veeam
9 6 (5.71%) Aruba
10 5 (4.76%) HP
11 4 (3.81%) NETGEAR
11 4 (3.81%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (2.86%) Cloudera
12 3 (2.86%) Talend