Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 152 148
Rank change year-on-year -24 -4 -24
Permanent jobs citing Presales 193 241 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.68% 1.99% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.20% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 132 171 202
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +1.69%

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 10,394 10,945 12,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.28% 90.16% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,618 8,771 10,157
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -24 93 £55,000 -4.35% 25
Cambridgeshire +43 71 £45,000 - 4
Bedfordshire -30 11 £71,250 +35.71% 2
Essex +28 9 £57,500 +38.55% 2
Suffolk -8 9 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 56 (29.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (20.73%) Windows
4 38 (19.69%) CRM
5 37 (19.17%) VMware
6 34 (17.62%) Marketing
7 33 (17.10%) Project Management
8 31 (16.06%) Finance
9 30 (15.54%) Cisco
9 30 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (15.54%) Office 365
10 26 (13.47%) ITIL
11 25 (12.95%) MS Exchange
12 24 (12.44%) Degree
12 24 (12.44%) Hyper-V
13 23 (11.92%) Customer Requirements
14 22 (11.40%) Business Development
14 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
15 21 (10.88%) PowerShell
15 21 (10.88%) SaaS
15 21 (10.88%) PaaS
16 20 (10.36%) IaaS
16 20 (10.36%) Data Centre
17 19 (9.84%) Windows 7
17 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (9.33%) Oracle
18 18 (9.33%) PRINCE2
18 18 (9.33%) Migration
19 17 (8.81%) SQL Server
19 17 (8.81%) IBM

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 25 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.22%) OpenStack
3 11 (5.70%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.18%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.07%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.07%) JBoss
7 4 (2.07%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.04%) CMS
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.18%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.55%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.55%) SAP GRC
4 3 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (29.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (15.54%) Office 365
3 21 (10.88%) PaaS
3 21 (10.88%) SaaS
4 20 (10.36%) IaaS
5 10 (5.18%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.55%) GitHub
7 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.29%) DNS
2 15 (7.77%) Internet
3 13 (6.74%) Firewall
3 13 (6.74%) SAN
4 11 (5.70%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.18%) Skype
6 7 (3.63%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (3.63%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.63%) VSAN
6 7 (3.63%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (3.11%) VPN
8 5 (2.59%) LAN
8 5 (2.59%) WAN
9 4 (2.07%) DSL
9 4 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.07%) Network Security
9 4 (2.07%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (2.07%) SSL
10 3 (1.55%) Wireless
11 1 (0.52%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.15%) Big Data
5 6 (3.11%) SQLPlus
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.55%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (1.04%) Power BI
8 2 (1.04%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) ClearCase
1 4 (2.07%) ClearQuest
1 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 34 (17.62%) Marketing
2 31 (16.06%) Finance
3 5 (2.59%) French Language
3 5 (2.59%) German Language
3 5 (2.59%) Legal
4 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.55%) Swedish Language
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
6 2 (1.04%) Publishing
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (29.02%) Consultant
2 51 (26.42%) Architect
3 25 (12.95%) Technical Consultant
4 20 (10.36%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Consultant
6 13 (6.74%) Account Manager
6 13 (6.74%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (6.74%) Technical Account Manager
6 13 (6.74%) Technical Manager
7 12 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 12 (6.22%) Presales Engineer
7 12 (6.22%) Supply Chain Manager
7 12 (6.22%) Technical Solutions Manager
8 11 (5.70%) Office 365 Consultant
9 10 (5.18%) Azure Consultant
9 10 (5.18%) Lead Architect
9 10 (5.18%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.18%) Microsoft BI Consultant
10 9 (4.66%) Account Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.22%) EDI
2 7 (3.63%) JSON
3 6 (3.11%) .NET
3 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.11%) Middleware
4 5 (2.59%) Web Services
5 4 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.07%) EJB
5 4 (2.07%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (2.07%) HornetQ
5 4 (2.07%) Java EE
5 4 (2.07%) Java SE
5 4 (2.07%) JMS
5 4 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.36%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.22%) NHS
5 10 (5.18%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.63%) Fintech
7 7 (3.63%) User Experience
8 5 (2.59%) CMDB
8 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.07%) iPhone
9 4 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.07%) PKI
9 4 (2.07%) PMI
9 4 (2.07%) Replication
10 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.73%) Windows
2 19 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.81%) Windows 10
4 15 (7.77%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.70%) Linux
6 8 (4.15%) Unix
6 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.07%) Solaris
9 4 (2.07%) Windows Phone
9 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.07%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.69%) CRM
2 33 (17.10%) Project Management
3 26 (13.47%) ITIL
4 23 (11.92%) Customer Requirements
5 22 (11.40%) Business Development
6 18 (9.33%) Migration
6 18 (9.33%) PRINCE2
7 16 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.77%) Analytics
9 14 (7.25%) Product Management
10 13 (6.74%) Business Analysis
10 13 (6.74%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.22%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.70%) Change Control
12 11 (5.70%) SDLC
12 11 (5.70%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.18%) Mathematics
13 10 (5.18%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.74%) C
3 10 (5.18%) Java
3 10 (5.18%) Python
4 8 (4.15%) SQL
5 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.07%) C#
5 4 (2.07%) C++
5 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.07%) VBScript
6 3 (1.55%) PHP
7 2 (1.04%) AWK
7 2 (1.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Degree
2 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.18%) Master's Degree
4 8 (4.15%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.59%) CISSP
7 4 (2.07%) CSSLP
7 4 (2.07%) ISSAP
7 4 (2.07%) ISSEP
7 4 (2.07%) MCSE
7 4 (2.07%) PhD
7 4 (2.07%) PMP
8 3 (1.55%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.55%) CCNA
8 3 (1.55%) CCNP
9 2 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) QA
2 7 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.11%) GDPR
4 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.59%) SLA
5 4 (2.07%) PMO
6 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.52%) COBIT
7 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (12.44%) Hyper-V
2 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.15%) XenApp
5 8 (4.15%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.63%) Docker
6 7 (3.63%) VMware NSX
7 6 (3.11%) XenServer
8 4 (2.07%) BitLocker
8 4 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (7.25%) SCVMM
2 11 (5.70%) SCCM
3 7 (3.63%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.63%) SCOrch
3 7 (3.63%) vRealize
4 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.07%) Puppet
6 3 (1.55%) Packer
6 3 (1.55%) Terraform
7 2 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.52%) Observium
8 1 (0.52%) RANCID
8 1 (0.52%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 67 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 37 (19.17%) VMware
3 30 (15.54%) Cisco
4 18 (9.33%) Oracle
5 17 (8.81%) IBM
6 12 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (5.70%) Citrix
8 10 (5.18%) Cognos
8 10 (5.18%) Polycom
9 9 (4.66%) EMC
10 8 (4.15%) SAP
10 8 (4.15%) Symantec
10 8 (4.15%) Veeam
11 6 (3.11%) HP
11 6 (3.11%) Meraki
11 6 (3.11%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.07%) Micro Focus
12 4 (2.07%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.55%) Capita