Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 134 140
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 -29
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,515 1,710 1,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.75% 2.50% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.70% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1,213 1,437
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £61,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.38% +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 51,241 63,329 70,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.00% 92.58% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41,242 50,745 53,853
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 £97,955 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -13 193 £75,000 +11.11% 43
West London +8 41 £75,000 +25.00% 15
South London -7 9 £67,500 -10.00% 2
North London -16 1 - - 3
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 386 (25.48%) Azure
2 348 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 344 (22.71%) Finance
3 344 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
4 300 (19.80%) AWS
5 216 (14.26%) DevOps
6 209 (13.80%) Project Management
7 206 (13.60%) Java
8 205 (13.53%) SQL
9 195 (12.87%) Degree
10 194 (12.81%) Windows
11 184 (12.15%) Analytics
12 172 (11.35%) Cisco
13 161 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
14 158 (10.43%) Python
15 156 (10.30%) SaaS
16 153 (10.10%) Creative Thinking
17 152 (10.03%) Oracle
18 151 (9.97%) Marketing
19 149 (9.83%) Big Data
20 148 (9.77%) Business Development
21 145 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
22 141 (9.31%) Software Engineering
23 140 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
24 134 (8.84%) Data Centre
25 131 (8.65%) Office 365
26 126 (8.32%) Project Delivery
27 125 (8.25%) Linux
28 121 (7.99%) Salesforce.com
29 120 (7.92%) SAP

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 87 (5.74%) CMS
2 64 (4.22%) SharePoint
3 56 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 43 (2.84%) Apache Solr
5 39 (2.57%) Skype for Business
6 35 (2.31%) EPiServer
7 26 (1.72%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.72%) Confluence
8 23 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.86%) Apache
11 12 (0.79%) IIS
11 12 (0.79%) SAS
12 7 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.40%) nginx
13 6 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.20%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.20%) Anypoint
Applications
1 39 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.59%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (2.90%) SAP Hybris
2 39 (2.57%) Magento
3 37 (2.44%) SDL Web 8
4 14 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.66%) LatentZero
5 10 (0.66%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.66%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.33%) Primavera
10 5 (0.33%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.26%) HFM
11 4 (0.26%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
12 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 386 (25.48%) Azure
2 300 (19.80%) AWS
3 156 (10.30%) SaaS
4 131 (8.65%) Office 365
5 100 (6.60%) GCP
6 82 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 82 (5.41%) IaaS
7 59 (3.89%) PaaS
8 50 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 45 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 27 (1.78%) Power Platform
11 25 (1.65%) OneDrive
12 23 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (1.39%) Serverless
14 20 (1.32%) GitHub
15 19 (1.25%) OpenShift
16 18 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
16 18 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
17 17 (1.12%) Yammer
18 15 (0.99%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 97 (6.40%) Firewall
2 88 (5.81%) Network Security
3 72 (4.75%) Internet
4 64 (4.22%) WAN
5 58 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
6 55 (3.63%) MPLS
7 53 (3.50%) VPN
8 51 (3.37%) Unified Communications
9 50 (3.30%) Cisco Firepower
10 43 (2.84%) Skype
10 43 (2.84%) Wireless
11 39 (2.57%) VPLS
12 37 (2.44%) HTTP
13 35 (2.31%) Cisco ISE
14 33 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (1.78%) Cisco Wireless
16 26 (1.72%) TCP/IP
17 20 (1.32%) LAN
18 19 (1.25%) SAN
18 19 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (9.83%) Big Data
2 77 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 75 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 49 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 44 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 41 (2.71%) RDBMS
7 37 (2.44%) Endeca
8 25 (1.65%) Power BI
9 24 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.52%) Data Lake
10 23 (1.52%) MySQL
11 20 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (1.19%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 82 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 49 (3.23%) JIRA
3 46 (3.04%) TeamCity
4 42 (2.77%) Git (software)
5 41 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 34 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (2.05%) Selenium
8 27 (1.78%) IBM UrbanCode
8 27 (1.78%) Travis CI
9 26 (1.72%) Bitbucket
10 17 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.92%) GoCD
11 14 (0.92%) JMeter
12 10 (0.66%) Hudson
13 9 (0.59%) Appium
13 9 (0.59%) JUnit
13 9 (0.59%) SoapUI
13 9 (0.59%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 344 (22.71%) Finance
2 151 (9.97%) Marketing
3 90 (5.94%) Retail
4 82 (5.41%) Public Sector
5 74 (4.88%) Banking
6 53 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 35 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (1.39%) Legal
10 16 (1.06%) Spanish Language
11 13 (0.86%) Back Office
12 12 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.66%) Advertising
13 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.66%) French Language
13 10 (0.66%) Front Office
13 10 (0.66%) German Language
14 8 (0.53%) Law
14 8 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 406 (26.80%) Consultant
2 356 (23.50%) Architect
3 200 (13.20%) Solutions Architect
4 108 (7.13%) Cloud Architect
5 86 (5.68%) Presales Consultant
6 82 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
7 75 (4.95%) Presales Engineer
8 68 (4.49%) Analyst
9 59 (3.89%) Business Analyst
10 56 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
11 48 (3.17%) Security Consultant
12 46 (3.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 46 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 43 (2.84%) Lead Architect
13 43 (2.84%) Technical Consultant
14 40 (2.64%) Cloud Consultant
15 39 (2.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 39 (2.57%) Developer
16 38 (2.51%) Sales Executive
16 38 (2.51%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (5.94%) .NET
2 81 (5.35%) Web Services
2 81 (5.35%) XML
3 67 (4.42%) HTML
4 49 (3.23%) J2EE
5 39 (2.57%) JSON
6 37 (2.44%) Middleware
7 29 (1.91%) Node.js
8 27 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
8 27 (1.78%) XMPP
9 24 (1.58%) Spring
10 20 (1.32%) CSS
11 19 (1.25%) REST
12 17 (1.12%) ASP.NET
13 15 (0.99%) SAML
14 14 (0.92%) AngularJS
15 12 (0.79%) NumPy
15 12 (0.79%) OAuth
15 12 (0.79%) SciPy
15 12 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 145 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (8.84%) Data Centre
3 119 (7.85%) Public Cloud
4 80 (5.28%) Virtual Team
5 61 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 52 (3.43%) Social Media
7 51 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.31%) Life Science
9 30 (1.98%) User Experience
10 27 (1.78%) PlayStation
11 25 (1.65%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 24 (1.58%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.32%) Algorithms
14 19 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.06%) Cloud Native
15 16 (1.06%) Equities
15 16 (1.06%) Fixed Income
15 16 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 194 (12.81%) Windows
2 125 (8.25%) Linux
3 52 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 50 (3.30%) Windows 10
5 43 (2.84%) Unix
6 27 (1.78%) Mesosphere
7 24 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.39%) Android
9 20 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.59%) Solaris
13 7 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.066%) CentOS
17 1 (0.066%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (14.26%) DevOps
3 209 (13.80%) Project Management
4 184 (12.15%) Analytics
5 161 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
6 153 (10.10%) Creative Thinking
7 148 (9.77%) Business Development
8 141 (9.31%) Software Engineering
9 126 (8.32%) Project Delivery
10 118 (7.79%) Mentoring
11 116 (7.66%) Migration
12 109 (7.19%) Customer Requirements
12 109 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 101 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 95 (6.27%) Test Automation
15 92 (6.07%) Data Science
16 90 (5.94%) Fintech
17 89 (5.87%) Machine Learning
18 87 (5.74%) ITIL
19 86 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 206 (13.60%) Java
2 205 (13.53%) SQL
3 158 (10.43%) Python
4 91 (6.01%) PowerShell
5 76 (5.02%) JavaScript
6 58 (3.83%) Bash Shell
6 58 (3.83%) R
7 55 (3.63%) C++
8 53 (3.50%) C
9 48 (3.17%) C#
10 32 (2.11%) Go
10 32 (2.11%) Ruby
11 16 (1.06%) Objective-C
12 14 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.86%) Perl
13 13 (0.86%) PHP
14 9 (0.59%) Apple Swift
14 9 (0.59%) Bourne shell
14 9 (0.59%) C-shell
14 9 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 195 (12.87%) Degree
2 140 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (6.53%) CCNP
4 71 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 45 (2.97%) CCIE
6 39 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (2.31%) CCNA
8 34 (2.24%) SC Cleared
9 24 (1.58%) CISSP
9 24 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.32%) Master's Degree
12 19 (1.25%) MCSE
13 18 (1.19%) CISM
14 17 (1.12%) CCDA
15 15 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
15 15 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (0.86%) MCSA
16 13 (0.86%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.63%) QA
2 46 (3.04%) GDPR
3 23 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.45%) SLA
5 20 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (0.59%) NIST
8 8 (0.53%) COBIT
9 5 (0.33%) PMO
10 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.26%) SEPA
11 2 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 95 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 90 (5.94%) Docker
3 67 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.58%) XenDesktop
6 23 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.39%) XenApp
8 11 (0.73%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.53%) KVM
10 7 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.33%) vSphere
13 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.13%) Firmware
14 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.066%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.066%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 94 (6.20%) Puppet
2 91 (6.01%) Ansible
3 72 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (4.69%) Kubernetes
5 68 (4.49%) Terraform
6 39 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 37 (2.44%) Nagios
8 35 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
9 32 (2.11%) SCCM
10 27 (1.78%) Automic
10 27 (1.78%) Consul
10 27 (1.78%) Prometheus
11 22 (1.45%) Stealthwatch
12 18 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
12 18 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
12 18 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (0.99%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
14 14 (0.92%) Packer
15 12 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 348 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 172 (11.35%) Cisco
3 152 (10.03%) Oracle
4 121 (7.99%) Salesforce.com
5 120 (7.92%) SAP
6 99 (6.53%) VMware
7 80 (5.28%) Google
8 77 (5.08%) hybris
9 70 (4.62%) Adobe
10 53 (3.50%) Citrix
10 53 (3.50%) Palo Alto
11 42 (2.77%) F5
12 37 (2.44%) Elastic Path
12 37 (2.44%) Interwoven
13 34 (2.24%) Splunk
14 30 (1.98%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.78%) Meraki
16 26 (1.72%) ServiceNow
16 26 (1.72%) SolarWinds
17 25 (1.65%) SaltStack