Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 173 134
Rank change year-on-year -12 -39 -3
Permanent jobs citing Presales 145 195 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.47% 1.61% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.77% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 109 185 202
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £41,025
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,939 11,013 11,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.34% 90.86% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6,639 8,933 9,684
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in the East of England

Presales
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Presales in the East of England

Presales
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in the East of England

Presales
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Hertfordshire +9 101 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Cambridgeshire +32 24 £45,000 - 5
Essex +11 11 £52,500 +26.51% 4
Bedfordshire -46 9 £30,000 -47.83% 3
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Presales.

1 66 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 59 (40.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (36.55%) VMware
4 51 (35.17%) Windows
5 44 (30.34%) Hyper-V
6 39 (26.90%) Office 365
7 38 (26.21%) MS Exchange
8 37 (25.52%) Active Directory
8 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (24.14%) IaaS
9 35 (24.14%) Migration
10 29 (20.00%) PaaS
11 28 (19.31%) Customer Requirements
11 28 (19.31%) Internet
11 28 (19.31%) Firewall
12 26 (17.93%) SAN
13 25 (17.24%) DNS
13 25 (17.24%) Windows Server
14 24 (16.55%) SaaS
15 23 (15.86%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
15 23 (15.86%) Microsoft Office
16 22 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2003
17 21 (14.48%) Veeam
17 21 (14.48%) SCCM
17 21 (14.48%) SCVMM
17 21 (14.48%) VPN
18 20 (13.79%) Project Management
19 19 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
19 19 (13.10%) Cisco

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 38 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (11.03%) OpenStack
4 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (6.90%) GlassFish
5 10 (6.90%) JBoss
5 10 (6.90%) MQSeries
5 10 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.83%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.07%) IIS
9 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.69%) Confluence
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.69%) Smallworld
Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.38%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.38%) Sage 50
3 2 (1.38%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 59 (40.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (26.90%) Office 365
3 35 (24.14%) IaaS
4 29 (20.00%) PaaS
5 24 (16.55%) SaaS
6 23 (15.86%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (4.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (4.14%) GitHub
9 6 (4.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (2.76%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.31%) Firewall
1 28 (19.31%) Internet
2 26 (17.93%) SAN
3 25 (17.24%) DNS
4 21 (14.48%) VPN
5 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.66%) Reverse Proxy
7 13 (8.97%) LAN
7 13 (8.97%) WAN
8 10 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (6.90%) iSCSI
9 8 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (4.83%) Network Security
10 7 (4.83%) Skype
11 6 (4.14%) SSL
12 5 (3.45%) Wireless
13 3 (2.07%) L2TP
13 3 (2.07%) MPLS
13 3 (2.07%) PPP
13 3 (2.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.76%) Big Data
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.69%) Power BI
6 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (6.90%) French Language
1 10 (6.90%) German Language
1 10 (6.90%) Marketing
2 8 (5.52%) Swedish Language
3 7 (4.83%) Finance
4 3 (2.07%) Military
4 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.38%) Billing
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (37.24%) Consultant
2 33 (22.76%) Architect
3 22 (15.17%) Cloud Consultant
4 17 (11.72%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (11.72%) Technical Consultant
4 17 (11.72%) Windows Consultant
5 16 (11.03%) Office 365 Consultant
6 15 (10.34%) Azure Consultant
7 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 10 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (6.21%) Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (6.21%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.52%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) Data Architect
10 8 (5.52%) Data Centre Architect
11 7 (4.83%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) Web Services
2 10 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (6.90%) EJB
2 10 (6.90%) EJB 3.0
2 10 (6.90%) HornetQ
2 10 (6.90%) Java EE
2 10 (6.90%) Java SE
2 10 (6.90%) JMS
2 10 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) Express
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) jQuery
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (9.66%) Replication
4 12 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.14%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.14%) iPhone
7 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.07%) LPAR
7 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.07%) PMI
7 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.69%) PACS
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.17%) Windows
2 25 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.03%) Linux
4 13 (8.97%) Unix
4 13 (8.97%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.59%) Windows 10
6 7 (4.83%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.14%) Windows Phone
7 6 (4.14%) Windows Vista
7 6 (4.14%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.76%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.07%) AIX
9 3 (2.07%) CentOS
9 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.07%) SUSE
9 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) Migration
2 28 (19.31%) Customer Requirements
3 20 (13.79%) Project Management
4 19 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (10.34%) Business Development
6 14 (9.66%) SOA
7 13 (8.97%) Change Control
7 13 (8.97%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (8.28%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.59%) Analytics
9 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.21%) ITIL
12 8 (5.52%) ITSM
12 8 (5.52%) Service Management
13 7 (4.83%) B2B
13 7 (4.83%) Network Management
13 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.83%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.72%) Java
3 13 (8.97%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.52%) AWK
5 8 (5.52%) SQL
6 7 (4.83%) PHP
7 6 (4.14%) C#
8 4 (2.76%) C++
9 2 (1.38%) VBScript
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.34%) Degree
4 12 (8.28%) AWS Certification
4 12 (8.28%) MCSE
5 11 (7.59%) CCNA
6 7 (4.83%) MCSA
7 6 (4.14%) CCNP
7 6 (4.14%) Master's Degree
8 5 (3.45%) CCSA
8 5 (3.45%) MCP
9 4 (2.76%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.07%) LPIC
10 3 (2.07%) PhD
10 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.38%) APMP
11 2 (1.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) DICOM
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
2 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) SEPA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (30.34%) Hyper-V
2 37 (25.52%) Active Directory
2 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.03%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.83%) XenApp
4 7 (4.83%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.76%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.07%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) SCCM
1 21 (14.48%) SCVMM
2 10 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.90%) Puppet
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (4.83%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.14%) Packer
5 6 (4.14%) Terraform
6 4 (2.76%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.76%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.07%) Ansible
7 3 (2.07%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.07%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.07%) Observium
7 3 (2.07%) RANCID
7 3 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.38%) SCOM
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.69%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 66 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 53 (36.55%) VMware
3 21 (14.48%) Veeam
4 19 (13.10%) Cisco
5 18 (12.41%) Symantec
6 13 (8.97%) Oracle
7 12 (8.28%) IBM
8 8 (5.52%) NetApp
9 7 (4.83%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.83%) Citrix
9 7 (4.83%) EMC
10 6 (4.14%) Google
11 4 (2.76%) Cognos
11 4 (2.76%) Dell
11 4 (2.76%) HP
11 4 (2.76%) Meraki
11 4 (2.76%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (2.07%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.07%) Remedy
12 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com