Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 174 148
Rank change year-on-year +31 -26 -23
Permanent jobs citing Presales 147 226 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.83% 1.83% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.01% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 118 180 181
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,950 £27,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £85,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 7,138 11,228 10,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.08% 90.78% 90.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,337 8,626 8,773
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +41 96 £60,000 -3.23% 8
Cambridgeshire +4 25 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Bedfordshire -18 15 £27,500 -63.33% 2
Essex +42 9 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Suffolk +19 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Norfolk - 1 £55,000 -
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.57%) Cisco
3 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (20.41%) Active Directory
5 29 (19.73%) Windows
6 24 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (16.33%) VMware
7 22 (14.97%) CCNA
7 22 (14.97%) Hyper-V
7 22 (14.97%) Customer Requirements
8 21 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 20 (13.61%) Windows Server
10 19 (12.93%) Project Management
10 19 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (12.24%) VLAN
12 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (10.88%) Data Centre
13 16 (10.88%) Office 365
13 16 (10.88%) PowerShell
13 16 (10.88%) Firewall
13 16 (10.88%) ITIL
14 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
14 15 (10.20%) HP
15 14 (9.52%) Finance
15 14 (9.52%) Network Security
15 14 (9.52%) MS Exchange
15 14 (9.52%) DNS
15 14 (9.52%) Change Management
15 14 (9.52%) Nimble Storage

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 14 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.68%) Sage CRM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (10.88%) Office 365
4 13 (8.84%) IaaS
5 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (4.08%) PaaS
6 6 (4.08%) SaaS
7 3 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.24%) VLAN
2 16 (10.88%) Firewall
3 14 (9.52%) DNS
3 14 (9.52%) Network Security
4 13 (8.84%) DHCP
5 12 (8.16%) SAN
5 12 (8.16%) Wireless
6 10 (6.80%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (6.12%) Skype
8 8 (5.44%) WAN
8 8 (5.44%) Wireless Security
9 7 (4.76%) Internet
9 7 (4.76%) Unified Communications
10 6 (4.08%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.08%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (4.08%) Converged Networks
10 6 (4.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) Big Data
3 5 (3.40%) GIS
4 4 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Essbase
7 1 (0.68%) MOLAP
7 1 (0.68%) OLAP
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.68%) QlikView
7 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Hudson
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (9.52%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Billing
5 2 (1.36%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (34.69%) Consultant
2 35 (23.81%) Architect
3 25 (17.01%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (10.20%) Presales Consultant
5 11 (7.48%) Network Consultant
6 10 (6.80%) Cisco Consultant
6 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.80%) Network Support
7 9 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.12%) Security Consultant
8 8 (5.44%) Cisco Support
8 8 (5.44%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Analytics Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 7 (4.76%) Data Analytics Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (4.76%) Sales Support
9 7 (4.76%) Software Project Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) Kafka
1 4 (2.72%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (2.72%) RESTful
2 3 (2.04%) HTML
3 2 (1.36%) .NET
3 2 (1.36%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) CSS
4 1 (0.68%) jQuery
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.88%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.80%) Replication
4 8 (5.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.76%) PMI
6 6 (4.08%) Industry 4.0
7 5 (3.40%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.40%) User Experience
8 4 (2.72%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (2.04%) CESG
9 3 (2.04%) Life Science
9 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) CCTV
10 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.73%) Windows
2 20 (13.61%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.44%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.72%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.36%) Android
7 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.97%) Customer Requirements
2 21 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 19 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.93%) Project Management
4 16 (10.88%) ITIL
5 14 (9.52%) Change Management
5 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (8.84%) Change Control
6 13 (8.84%) Problem Management
7 12 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.48%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (7.48%) Migration
8 11 (7.48%) SDLC
8 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.80%) Analytics
9 10 (6.80%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.12%) Business Development
10 9 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.84%) SQL
2 13 (8.84%) VBScript
3 3 (2.04%) C
3 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.04%) PHP
4 2 (1.36%) C#
4 2 (1.36%) C++
4 2 (1.36%) Java
4 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (14.97%) CCNA
3 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.44%) CCNP
4 8 (5.44%) CCSA
5 7 (4.76%) CCIE
5 7 (4.76%) MCSA
5 7 (4.76%) PhD
5 7 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (4.08%) Degree
6 6 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.08%) MCSE
7 5 (3.40%) CCAA
7 5 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.04%) CISSP
9 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) GDPR
2 6 (4.08%) QA
3 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.04%) RMADS
5 2 (1.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.97%) Hyper-V
3 13 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.80%) DFS Replication
5 5 (3.40%) XenApp
5 5 (3.40%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.72%) Docker
6 4 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.04%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) SCCM
2 11 (7.48%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (6.80%) SCVMM
4 6 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (4.08%) Stealthwatch
5 4 (2.72%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.72%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.72%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.36%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.57%) Cisco
3 24 (16.33%) VMware
4 15 (10.20%) HP
5 14 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
6 10 (6.80%) Citrix
6 10 (6.80%) Veeam
7 9 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.44%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.76%) Huawei
9 7 (4.76%) Symantec
10 6 (4.08%) IronPort
11 4 (2.72%) Aruba
11 4 (2.72%) Dell
11 4 (2.72%) NetApp
12 3 (2.04%) Google
12 3 (2.04%) Juniper
12 3 (2.04%) Oracle
12 3 (2.04%) SAP
13 1 (0.68%) Ivanti