Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 128 108
Rank change year-on-year -42 -20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Presales 218 291 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.75% 2.30% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.59% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 204 214 289
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £58,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% +16.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,475 £35,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%

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 10,999 11,221 13,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.18% 88.83% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,895 9,114 10,590
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,700 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -12 124 £56,000 -20.00% 12
Bedfordshire +28 46 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -73 42 £45,000 -11.33% 9
Essex +1 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Suffolk -6 5 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Norfolk - 1 £65,000 -
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Presales.

1 57 (26.15%) Finance
2 47 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 40 (18.35%) Business Development
4 38 (17.43%) Marketing
4 38 (17.43%) Cisco
5 37 (16.97%) Customer Requirements
6 33 (15.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (14.22%) ITIL
8 30 (13.76%) Project Management
8 30 (13.76%) Data Centre
9 29 (13.30%) Windows
9 29 (13.30%) Oracle
10 28 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (9.17%) VMware
12 20 (9.17%) Fintech
13 19 (8.72%) Citrix
13 19 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (8.72%) CheckPoint
14 18 (8.26%) C
14 18 (8.26%) ERP
14 18 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (8.26%) Change Management
14 18 (8.26%) Degree
15 17 (7.80%) SaaS
16 16 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (7.34%) Office 365
16 16 (7.34%) Service Delivery
16 16 (7.34%) Linux
16 16 (7.34%) Internet

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 12 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (4.13%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.75%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.92%) SAP HCM
1 2 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.46%) FastStats
2 1 (0.46%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.80%) SaaS
3 16 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.34%) Office 365
4 12 (5.50%) IaaS
5 10 (4.59%) PaaS
6 6 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.29%) GitHub
8 2 (0.92%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.34%) Internet
2 15 (6.88%) Network Security
3 12 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (5.50%) Firewall
3 12 (5.50%) Unified Communications
4 11 (5.05%) DNS
5 10 (4.59%) SAN
6 9 (4.13%) Skype
6 9 (4.13%) SSL
7 6 (2.75%) WAN
8 5 (2.29%) BGP
8 5 (2.29%) LAN
8 5 (2.29%) OSPF
8 5 (2.29%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (2.29%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (1.83%) Telepresence
9 4 (1.83%) Wireless
10 3 (1.38%) MPLS
10 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.67%) Big Data
2 7 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.29%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.29%) Power BI
4 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.92%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.92%) ClearQuest
1 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (26.15%) Finance
2 38 (17.43%) Marketing
3 9 (4.13%) Retail
4 5 (2.29%) Local Government
4 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.38%) Advertising
5 3 (1.38%) Automotive
5 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.38%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Billing
6 2 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (27.98%) Consultant
2 28 (12.84%) Architect
3 20 (9.17%) Presales Consultant
4 18 (8.26%) Security Consultant
5 16 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (6.88%) Principal Architect
7 14 (6.42%) Cisco Consultant
7 14 (6.42%) IT Manager
8 13 (5.96%) Security Manager
9 12 (5.50%) Head of Managed Services
10 11 (5.05%) Developer
11 10 (4.59%) Network Consultant
11 10 (4.59%) Network Security Consultant
12 9 (4.13%) Cisco Security Consultant
12 9 (4.13%) Cloud Consultant
12 9 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.13%) IT Security Manager
12 9 (4.13%) Presales Engineer
12 9 (4.13%) Technical Manager
13 8 (3.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.50%) Middleware
2 5 (2.29%) .NET
2 5 (2.29%) RESTful
3 4 (1.83%) EDI
4 3 (1.38%) CSS
4 3 (1.38%) HTML
4 3 (1.38%) J2EE
5 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.92%) XML
6 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.46%) JDBC
6 1 (0.46%) JMS
6 1 (0.46%) JSON
6 1 (0.46%) JSP
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
6 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.76%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.17%) Fintech
3 13 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.13%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.13%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.13%) iPhone
6 6 (2.75%) NHS
6 6 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.29%) Blog
7 5 (2.29%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.38%) Handset
9 3 (1.38%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.38%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.92%) CCTV
11 1 (0.46%) PKI
11 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.30%) Windows
2 16 (7.34%) Linux
3 10 (4.59%) Solaris
4 9 (4.13%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.13%) Windows 8
4 9 (4.13%) Windows Phone
4 9 (4.13%) Windows Vista
4 9 (4.13%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.38%) Unix
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Android
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.35%) Business Development
2 37 (16.97%) Customer Requirements
3 31 (14.22%) ITIL
4 30 (13.76%) Project Management
5 25 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (8.26%) Change Management
6 18 (8.26%) ERP
6 18 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.34%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (5.96%) GAP Analysis
9 13 (5.96%) Information Security
9 13 (5.96%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.96%) Open Source
9 13 (5.96%) Performance Management
10 12 (5.50%) Case Management
10 12 (5.50%) Compliance Audit
10 12 (5.50%) Contingency Planning
10 12 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (5.50%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.26%) C
2 14 (6.42%) C++
3 12 (5.50%) Python
4 11 (5.05%) SQL
5 10 (4.59%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.59%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.13%) Java
7 5 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.29%) Perl
8 3 (1.38%) C#
9 2 (0.92%) X++
10 1 (0.46%) Go
10 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (8.26%) Degree
3 15 (6.88%) CCNP
3 15 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.50%) MCSE
5 11 (5.05%) CCNA
6 5 (2.29%) CCSE
6 5 (2.29%) ISEB
7 4 (1.83%) CCDP
7 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.38%) AAT
8 3 (1.38%) MCSA
8 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.92%) MCITP
10 1 (0.46%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.46%) ISSEP
10 1 (0.46%) MOS
10 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.50%) GDPR
2 12 (5.50%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (2.29%) SLA
7 4 (1.83%) QA
7 4 (1.83%) SEPA
8 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.92%) Docker
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.92%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (2.75%) Puppet
3 5 (2.29%) Cobbler
4 4 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.92%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (0.92%) vRealize
6 1 (0.46%) Ansible
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) SCCM
6 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (17.43%) Cisco
3 29 (13.30%) Oracle
4 20 (9.17%) VMware
5 19 (8.72%) CheckPoint
5 19 (8.72%) Citrix
6 14 (6.42%) IBM
6 14 (6.42%) Juniper
6 14 (6.42%) Palo Alto
7 11 (5.05%) Intel
7 11 (5.05%) NVIDIA
8 10 (4.59%) Micro Focus
9 9 (4.13%) Capita
9 9 (4.13%) NetApp
10 8 (3.67%) F5
11 7 (3.21%) HP
11 7 (3.21%) McAfee
11 7 (3.21%) Symantec
12 6 (2.75%) Sony
13 5 (2.29%) Apple