Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 160 139
Rank change year-on-year -23 -21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Presales 154 223 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.45% 1.92% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.14% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 106 192 176
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +12.75%
10th Percentile £32,125 £37,550 £39,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £74,750 £73,750
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 9,487 10,425 11,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.53% 89.94% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 8,518 9,737
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £69,000
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 22 October 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 22 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
Hertfordshire -3 99 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Cambridgeshire +20 38 £45,000 +2.27% 13
Essex +20 10 £55,000 +32.53% 3
Bedfordshire -40 7 £43,500 -24.35% 7
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Presales.

1 67 (43.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 51 (33.12%) VMware
4 47 (30.52%) Windows
5 38 (24.68%) Hyper-V
6 35 (22.73%) Office 365
6 35 (22.73%) IaaS
7 34 (22.08%) PaaS
8 33 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (21.43%) Migration
9 30 (19.48%) Active Directory
10 29 (18.83%) MS Exchange
10 29 (18.83%) SaaS
11 27 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (16.88%) Internet
12 26 (16.88%) Customer Requirements
13 25 (16.23%) PowerShell
14 24 (15.58%) DNS
14 24 (15.58%) SAN
15 23 (14.94%) Hybrid Cloud
16 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
16 22 (14.29%) Degree
17 21 (13.64%) VPN
17 21 (13.64%) Project Management
17 21 (13.64%) Windows Server
18 20 (12.99%) OpenStack
18 20 (12.99%) Firewall
19 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
19 18 (11.69%) Java
20 17 (11.04%) Web Services

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 29 (18.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.99%) OpenStack
3 16 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 11 (7.14%) JBoss
4 11 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 11 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.25%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.65%) CMS
9 1 (0.65%) Confluence
9 1 (0.65%) Smallworld
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.95%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.95%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.65%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.65%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (43.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (22.73%) IaaS
2 35 (22.73%) Office 365
3 34 (22.08%) PaaS
4 33 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (18.83%) SaaS
6 11 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (6.49%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (3.90%) GitHub
8 6 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.88%) Internet
2 24 (15.58%) DNS
2 24 (15.58%) SAN
3 21 (13.64%) VPN
4 20 (12.99%) Firewall
5 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
6 15 (9.74%) Reverse Proxy
7 10 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (6.49%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (5.19%) LAN
8 8 (5.19%) WAN
9 6 (3.90%) SSL
10 5 (3.25%) Skype
10 5 (3.25%) Wireless
11 3 (1.95%) ADSL
11 3 (1.95%) L2TP
11 3 (1.95%) MPLS
11 3 (1.95%) PPP
11 3 (1.95%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.90%) Big Data
5 3 (1.95%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Power BI
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 13 (8.44%) Finance
1 13 (8.44%) Marketing
2 11 (7.14%) French Language
2 11 (7.14%) German Language
3 9 (5.84%) Swedish Language
4 4 (2.60%) Legal
4 4 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (37.66%) Consultant
2 43 (27.92%) Architect
3 23 (14.94%) Technical Consultant
4 22 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
5 20 (12.99%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Consultant
6 16 (10.39%) Office 365 Consultant
6 16 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (9.74%) Azure Consultant
8 14 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (8.44%) Windows Consultant
10 10 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (6.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (6.49%) Data Centre Architect
10 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 10 (6.49%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 9 (5.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
11 9 (5.84%) Data Architect
12 8 (5.19%) Analyst
12 8 (5.19%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.04%) Web Services
2 11 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (7.14%) EJB
2 11 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
2 11 (7.14%) HornetQ
2 11 (7.14%) Java EE
2 11 (7.14%) Java SE
2 11 (7.14%) JMS
2 11 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.95%) JSON
4 2 (1.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.65%) Express
5 1 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (11.04%) Data Centre
3 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.74%) Replication
5 14 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.90%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.90%) iPhone
8 5 (3.25%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.60%) PMI
10 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.95%) LPAR
10 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.95%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.95%) User Experience
10 3 (1.95%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.30%) Fintech
11 2 (1.30%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.52%) Windows
2 21 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.04%) Linux
3 17 (11.04%) Windows 7
4 14 (9.09%) Unix
4 14 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Phone
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Vista
6 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.95%) AIX
8 3 (1.95%) CentOS
8 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.95%) SUSE
8 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.43%) Migration
2 26 (16.88%) Customer Requirements
3 21 (13.64%) Project Management
4 17 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (10.39%) Business Development
6 15 (9.74%) Analytics
6 15 (9.74%) SOA
7 13 (8.44%) Business Analysis
8 12 (7.79%) CRM
8 12 (7.79%) ITIL
9 11 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (7.14%) ETL
9 11 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.49%) Change Control
10 10 (6.49%) Data Integration
10 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.23%) PowerShell
2 18 (11.69%) Java
3 14 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.84%) AWK
6 6 (3.90%) PHP
7 5 (3.25%) C
7 5 (3.25%) C#
8 4 (2.60%) C++
8 4 (2.60%) Python
9 3 (1.95%) SQL
10 2 (1.30%) VBScript
10 2 (1.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (14.29%) Degree
2 13 (8.44%) AWS Certification
2 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.49%) Master's Degree
3 10 (6.49%) MCSE
4 5 (3.25%) CCNP
5 4 (2.60%) PhD
5 4 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.95%) CCNA
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.95%) LPIC
6 3 (1.95%) MCP
6 3 (1.95%) MCSA
7 2 (1.30%) APMP
7 2 (1.30%) CCIE
7 2 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.65%) CISM
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) GDPR
2 2 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.65%) DICOM
3 1 (0.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) SEPA
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (24.68%) Hyper-V
2 30 (19.48%) Active Directory
3 27 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (10.39%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.55%) XenApp
5 7 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.90%) XenServer
7 3 (1.95%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.95%) Docker
7 3 (1.95%) PowerHA
7 3 (1.95%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (11.04%) SCVMM
2 16 (10.39%) SCCM
3 11 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.14%) Puppet
4 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (3.90%) Packer
5 6 (3.90%) Terraform
6 3 (1.95%) Ansible
6 3 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.95%) Observium
6 3 (1.95%) RANCID
6 3 (1.95%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.95%) vRealize
7 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.65%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 51 (33.12%) VMware
3 17 (11.04%) Cisco
4 16 (10.39%) IBM
5 15 (9.74%) Veeam
6 14 (9.09%) Symantec
7 13 (8.44%) Oracle
8 12 (7.79%) EMC
9 10 (6.49%) Cognos
10 7 (4.55%) Citrix
10 7 (4.55%) Meraki
10 7 (4.55%) NetApp
11 6 (3.90%) Google
12 5 (3.25%) SAP
13 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.95%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.95%) Remedy
14 2 (1.30%) F5
14 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow