Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 130 145
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 -27
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,284 1,705 1,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.40% 2.56% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.76% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1,184 1,441
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £109,000 £97,500 £100,000
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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 49,848 61,690 69,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.20% 92.56% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40,160 49,983 54,202
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in London

Presales
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Presales in London

Presales
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in London over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Presales in London

Presales
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the London region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
Central London +18 202 £75,000 +7.14% 53
West London -4 32 £72,000 +6.67% 17
South London -9 8 £75,000 - 3
East London +7 1 £23,500 -69.68% 11
North London -11 1 - - 4
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for Presales.

1 351 (27.34%) Azure
2 332 (25.86%) Finance
3 302 (23.52%) Microsoft
4 259 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
5 250 (19.47%) AWS
6 200 (15.58%) Project Management
7 175 (13.63%) Marketing
8 169 (13.16%) DevOps
9 165 (12.85%) Degree
10 163 (12.69%) Java
11 154 (11.99%) Analytics
12 147 (11.45%) SQL
13 143 (11.14%) SaaS
14 139 (10.83%) Big Data
15 132 (10.28%) Windows
16 128 (9.97%) Salesforce.com
17 127 (9.89%) Office 365
18 126 (9.81%) Project Delivery
19 116 (9.03%) Oracle
20 111 (8.64%) Python
21 110 (8.57%) Public Cloud
22 109 (8.49%) Customer Requirements
23 108 (8.41%) Mentoring
24 102 (7.94%) Business Development
25 100 (7.79%) Migration
26 99 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
27 91 (7.09%) Data Centre
28 90 (7.01%) SAP
29 89 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
30 87 (6.78%) Linux

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 65 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 55 (4.28%) CMS
3 53 (4.13%) Skype for Business
4 48 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 38 (2.96%) Apache Solr
6 26 (2.02%) Apache Spark
7 25 (1.95%) EPiServer
8 24 (1.87%) MS Exchange
9 18 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.09%) Confluence
11 10 (0.78%) SAS
11 10 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.70%) Apache
12 9 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.70%) IIS
13 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.078%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.078%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 33 (2.57%) Magento
2 32 (2.49%) SDL Web 8
3 24 (1.87%) SAP Hybris
4 12 (0.93%) LatentZero
4 12 (0.93%) thinkFolio
5 11 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.47%) HFM
8 5 (0.39%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.39%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.31%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 351 (27.34%) Azure
2 250 (19.47%) AWS
3 143 (11.14%) SaaS
4 127 (9.89%) Office 365
5 75 (5.84%) GCP
6 56 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
6 56 (4.36%) IaaS
7 54 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 47 (3.66%) PaaS
9 29 (2.26%) Serverless
10 28 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (1.79%) OneDrive
11 23 (1.79%) Power Platform
12 18 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
13 16 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (1.25%) Mimecast
14 14 (1.09%) OpenShift
15 13 (1.01%) Azure Machine Learning
16 11 (0.86%) Force.com
17 8 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.70%) Internet
2 60 (4.67%) Skype
3 57 (4.44%) Firewall
4 43 (3.35%) Network Security
5 41 (3.19%) WAN
6 40 (3.12%) Unified Communications
7 37 (2.88%) HTTP
8 34 (2.65%) MPLS
9 31 (2.41%) LAN
10 30 (2.34%) VPN
11 26 (2.02%) Wireless
12 24 (1.87%) SAN
13 21 (1.64%) NAS
14 16 (1.25%) BGP
14 16 (1.25%) WebEx
15 15 (1.17%) DNS
16 14 (1.09%) VPLS
17 12 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (0.86%) NetScaler
18 11 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (10.83%) Big Data
2 69 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 54 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 43 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 38 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 32 (2.49%) Endeca
7 27 (2.10%) NoSQL
8 22 (1.71%) Data Lake
9 20 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.56%) Power BI
10 19 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 18 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.09%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
15 12 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 25 (1.95%) JIRA
3 24 (1.87%) TeamCity
4 20 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.48%) IBM UrbanCode
5 19 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (1.48%) Travis CI
6 17 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.39%) GoCD
10 5 (0.39%) JMeter
10 5 (0.39%) Selenium
11 4 (0.31%) Chocolatey
12 3 (0.23%) WinDbg
13 2 (0.16%) Maven
13 2 (0.16%) Postman
14 1 (0.078%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.078%) Subversion
General
1 332 (25.86%) Finance
2 175 (13.63%) Marketing
3 67 (5.22%) Retail
4 61 (4.75%) Banking
4 61 (4.75%) Public Sector
5 47 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.49%) Legal
6 32 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (1.56%) Law
9 19 (1.48%) German Language
10 16 (1.25%) Advertising
11 15 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.01%) Front Office
13 11 (0.86%) French Language
14 8 (0.62%) Brand Awareness
14 8 (0.62%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.55%) Games
16 6 (0.47%) Billing
17 4 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 406 (31.62%) Consultant
2 314 (24.45%) Architect
3 186 (14.49%) Solutions Architect
4 117 (9.11%) Presales Consultant
5 91 (7.09%) Cloud Architect
6 72 (5.61%) Presales Engineer
7 54 (4.21%) Solutions Consultant
8 49 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
9 44 (3.43%) Senior Consultant
10 43 (3.35%) Analyst
11 41 (3.19%) Presales Solution Architect
12 40 (3.12%) Cloud Consultant
13 38 (2.96%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 34 (2.65%) Project Manager
15 32 (2.49%) Developer
15 32 (2.49%) Sales Engineer
15 32 (2.49%) Technical Architect
16 31 (2.41%) Security Consultant
17 30 (2.34%) Azure Architect
18 29 (2.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.54%) .NET
2 73 (5.69%) HTML
3 63 (4.91%) XML
4 53 (4.13%) J2EE
5 41 (3.19%) Middleware
6 39 (3.04%) Web Services
7 28 (2.18%) CSS
8 20 (1.56%) JSON
9 19 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
10 18 (1.40%) Node.js
11 17 (1.32%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.25%) REST
13 15 (1.17%) Spring
13 15 (1.17%) XSD
13 15 (1.17%) XSLT
14 14 (1.09%) ASP.NET
15 12 (0.93%) HTML5
16 11 (0.86%) RESTful
17 10 (0.78%) NumPy
17 10 (0.78%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.57%) Public Cloud
2 91 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 73 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (4.52%) Virtual Team
5 53 (4.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 48 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (2.96%) User Experience
8 35 (2.73%) Life Science
9 33 (2.57%) Social Media
10 31 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.95%) Private Cloud
12 21 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
13 20 (1.56%) Cloud Native
14 19 (1.48%) Hedge funds
14 19 (1.48%) PlayStation
15 17 (1.32%) Algorithms
16 16 (1.25%) Equities
16 16 (1.25%) Fixed Income
17 15 (1.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (10.28%) Windows
2 87 (6.78%) Linux
3 39 (3.04%) Windows 10
4 38 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.95%) Unix
6 19 (1.48%) Mesosphere
7 12 (0.93%) Solaris
8 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.70%) Android
10 7 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.47%) VMS
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.078%) CentOS
14 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (15.58%) Project Management
3 169 (13.16%) DevOps
4 154 (11.99%) Analytics
5 126 (9.81%) Project Delivery
6 109 (8.49%) Customer Requirements
7 108 (8.41%) Mentoring
8 102 (7.94%) Business Development
9 100 (7.79%) Migration
10 99 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
11 89 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 84 (6.54%) Fintech
12 84 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 83 (6.46%) Creative Thinking
14 80 (6.23%) ITIL
15 79 (6.15%) CRM
16 72 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
16 72 (5.61%) E-Commerce
17 70 (5.45%) Artificial Intelligence
17 70 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 163 (12.69%) Java
2 147 (11.45%) SQL
3 111 (8.64%) Python
4 76 (5.92%) PowerShell
5 60 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 53 (4.13%) C
7 45 (3.50%) C++
8 42 (3.27%) R
9 40 (3.12%) C#
10 31 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 26 (2.02%) Go
12 18 (1.40%) Ruby
13 16 (1.25%) PHP
14 12 (0.93%) Bourne shell
14 12 (0.93%) C-shell
14 12 (0.93%) Korn
15 8 (0.62%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.62%) Perl
15 8 (0.62%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (12.85%) Degree
2 63 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.26%) Master's Degree
5 28 (2.18%) CCIE
5 28 (2.18%) CCNP
6 18 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.17%) CCNA
8 15 (1.17%) CISSP
9 14 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.09%) MCSE
9 14 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (0.86%) PMP
12 10 (0.78%) CREST Certified
12 10 (0.78%) MCSA
12 10 (0.78%) PhD
12 10 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.88%) SLA
2 34 (2.65%) QA
3 30 (2.34%) GDPR
4 13 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (0.70%) PMO
6 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.55%) NIST
8 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.23%) EMIR
9 3 (0.23%) FATCA
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.23%) PSD2
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) MiFID
10 2 (0.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 84 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 49 (3.82%) Docker
3 44 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.17%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.01%) XenApp
7 12 (0.93%) vSphere
8 9 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.078%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.078%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.078%) Firmware
12 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (4.13%) Ansible
2 51 (3.97%) Kubernetes
3 48 (3.74%) Puppet
4 46 (3.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 46 (3.58%) Terraform
5 44 (3.43%) SCCM
6 33 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.48%) Automic
7 19 (1.48%) Consul
7 19 (1.48%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.62%) Stealthwatch
9 6 (0.47%) Rancher
9 6 (0.47%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (0.39%) Nagios
10 5 (0.39%) Packer
10 5 (0.39%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.31%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 302 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 128 (9.97%) Salesforce.com
3 116 (9.03%) Oracle
4 90 (7.01%) SAP
5 84 (6.54%) Cisco
6 69 (5.37%) VMware
7 54 (4.21%) Citrix
7 54 (4.21%) Google
8 52 (4.05%) Adobe
9 36 (2.80%) hybris
9 36 (2.80%) Splunk
10 33 (2.57%) Elastic Path
10 33 (2.57%) IBM
11 32 (2.49%) Interwoven
12 27 (2.10%) ServiceNow
13 26 (2.02%) Palo Alto
14 25 (1.95%) Tealium
15 23 (1.79%) Databricks
15 23 (1.79%) HP
16 20 (1.56%) CheckPoint