Period
to 23 October 2018

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

Presales
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 152 113
Rank change year-on-year +18 -39 +3
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,726 1,758 2,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.54% 2.36% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.54% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,372 1,648
London median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £101,125 £95,000
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 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 62,403 69,281 70,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.70% 92.81% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50,143 53,043 60,553
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,260
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 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
Central London -12 246 £70,000 +16.67% 45
West London +11 61 £60,000 +14.29% 13
East London -15 24 £77,500 +14.81% 12
North London +15 15 £55,000 - 1
South London +2 13 £75,000 +33.33% 3
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Presales.

1 481 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 460 (26.65%) Finance
3 368 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
4 354 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 348 (20.16%) Degree
6 266 (15.41%) SQL
7 257 (14.89%) Marketing
8 251 (14.54%) Amazon AWS
9 246 (14.25%) Project Management
10 221 (12.80%) Business Development
11 214 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
12 203 (11.76%) Analytics
13 195 (11.30%) Office 365
14 175 (10.14%) Mentoring
15 171 (9.91%) Oracle
16 170 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
17 169 (9.79%) SaaS
18 166 (9.62%) Java
19 165 (9.56%) Windows
20 156 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
21 154 (8.92%) Retail
22 150 (8.69%) VMware
23 147 (8.52%) Cisco
24 146 (8.46%) CRM
25 135 (7.82%) Migration
26 133 (7.71%) JavaScript
27 132 (7.65%) Active Directory
28 129 (7.47%) Banking
29 124 (7.18%) ITIL
30 120 (6.95%) Web Services

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
1 109 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
4 32 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 28 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 28 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 27 (1.56%) CMS
7 24 (1.39%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (1.10%) Confluence
10 16 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 14 (0.81%) Drupal
12 13 (0.75%) Apache Pig
12 13 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.64%) IIS
13 11 (0.64%) JBoss
14 10 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 65 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.46%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.23%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.058%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 95 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
4 14 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
4 14 (0.81%) Scribe Insight
5 13 (0.75%) HFM
5 13 (0.75%) SDL Web 8
6 12 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.52%) Magento
9 8 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.35%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 3 (0.17%) BigMachines
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 354 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 251 (14.54%) Amazon AWS
3 195 (11.30%) Office 365
4 169 (9.79%) SaaS
5 120 (6.95%) IaaS
6 105 (6.08%) PaaS
7 88 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
8 59 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 33 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
10 20 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
10 20 (1.16%) Serverless
11 19 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.81%) npm
14 13 (0.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 10 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
17 8 (0.46%) Dialogflow
17 8 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.10%) Firewall
2 70 (4.06%) WAN
3 67 (3.88%) Internet
3 67 (3.88%) Unified Communications
3 67 (3.88%) Wireless
4 59 (3.42%) LAN
5 57 (3.30%) MPLS
6 45 (2.61%) HTTP
7 44 (2.55%) SAN
8 42 (2.43%) VPN
9 33 (1.91%) Network Security
10 30 (1.74%) DNS
11 26 (1.51%) Wireless Security
12 25 (1.45%) Skype
13 22 (1.27%) WebEx
14 21 (1.22%) VoIP
15 19 (1.10%) SSL
16 18 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.04%) TCP/IP
16 18 (1.04%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (6.20%) Big Data
2 101 (5.85%) SQL Server
3 71 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 51 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 38 (2.20%) Power BI
6 36 (2.09%) Hadoop
6 36 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.09%) RDBMS
7 34 (1.97%) Data Lake
8 30 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.62%) MySQL
10 25 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
12 21 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (1.04%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 48 (2.78%) JIRA
3 36 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 34 (1.97%) Selenium
5 33 (1.91%) Cucumber
6 32 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 31 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.22%) Bitbucket
9 21 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.10%) Appium
10 19 (1.10%) JUnit
10 19 (1.10%) Subversion
11 18 (1.04%) Calabash
11 18 (1.04%) JBehave
11 18 (1.04%) WatiN
11 18 (1.04%) WATIR
12 14 (0.81%) webpack
13 13 (0.75%) Grunt
13 13 (0.75%) gulp
General
1 460 (26.65%) Finance
2 257 (14.89%) Marketing
3 154 (8.92%) Retail
4 129 (7.47%) Banking
5 97 (5.62%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.95%) Manufacturing
7 49 (2.84%) Advertising
8 41 (2.38%) German Language
9 33 (1.91%) Retail Banking
10 31 (1.80%) Legal
11 26 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (1.45%) Back Office
12 25 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.39%) Front Office
14 21 (1.22%) French Language
14 21 (1.22%) Italian Language
15 14 (0.81%) Investment Banking
16 13 (0.75%) Billing
16 13 (0.75%) Local Government
17 11 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 549 (31.81%) Consultant
2 476 (27.58%) Architect
3 267 (15.47%) Solutions Architect
4 189 (10.95%) Presales Consultant
5 103 (5.97%) Cloud Architect
6 88 (5.10%) Project Manager
7 80 (4.63%) Cloud Consultant
8 78 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
9 68 (3.94%) Technical Architect
10 62 (3.59%) Senior Manager
11 60 (3.48%) Analyst
12 59 (3.42%) Senior Consultant
13 53 (3.07%) Presales Engineer
14 52 (3.01%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 47 (2.72%) Cisco Architect
16 44 (2.55%) Developer
17 42 (2.43%) Azure Architect
18 40 (2.32%) Solutions Consultant
19 38 (2.20%) Business Analyst
20 37 (2.14%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (6.95%) Web Services
2 106 (6.14%) HTML
3 97 (5.62%) .NET
4 82 (4.75%) XML
5 72 (4.17%) CSS
6 61 (3.53%) Node.js
7 41 (2.38%) React
8 38 (2.20%) AngularJS
9 37 (2.14%) JSON
10 32 (1.85%) REST
11 31 (1.80%) J2EE
12 30 (1.74%) Spring
13 28 (1.62%) SOAP
14 24 (1.39%) Gherkin
15 21 (1.22%) ASP.NET
16 18 (1.04%) Backbone.js
16 18 (1.04%) Behat
16 18 (1.04%) Middleware
17 17 (0.98%) HTML5
18 16 (0.93%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 116 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 99 (5.74%) Fintech
4 65 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 65 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 59 (3.42%) Virtual Team
6 57 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 48 (2.78%) User Experience
9 46 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
12 24 (1.39%) Replication
13 23 (1.33%) iPhone
14 18 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 18 (1.04%) IVR
15 17 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (0.87%) Blog
16 15 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 165 (9.56%) Windows
2 102 (5.91%) Linux
3 68 (3.94%) Windows Server
4 43 (2.49%) Windows 10
5 31 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 29 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.39%) Unix
9 23 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.70%) Mesosphere
11 10 (0.58%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.58%) Windows Vista
11 10 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.23%) Android
12 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.17%) Debian
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.17%) SUSE
13 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (14.25%) Project Management
3 221 (12.80%) Business Development
4 214 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
5 203 (11.76%) Analytics
6 175 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 156 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 146 (8.46%) CRM
9 135 (7.82%) Migration
10 124 (7.18%) ITIL
11 118 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
12 116 (6.72%) DevOps
13 112 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
14 108 (6.26%) Test Automation
15 105 (6.08%) Service Delivery
16 102 (5.91%) Scrum
17 101 (5.85%) Business Analysis
18 94 (5.45%) ERP
19 88 (5.10%) Decision-Making
20 87 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 266 (15.41%) SQL
2 166 (9.62%) Java
3 133 (7.71%) JavaScript
4 94 (5.45%) Python
5 81 (4.69%) C#
6 69 (4.00%) C
7 61 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 31 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.51%) Bash Shell
10 20 (1.16%) Perl
11 18 (1.04%) C++
12 17 (0.98%) R
13 16 (0.93%) U-SQL
14 14 (0.81%) Go
15 13 (0.75%) Ruby
16 12 (0.70%) PHP
16 12 (0.70%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.64%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.58%) Scala
19 9 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 348 (20.16%) Degree
2 95 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (3.42%) CCNP
5 55 (3.19%) PMI Certification
6 53 (3.07%) PMP
7 52 (3.01%) CCIE
8 46 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (2.55%) CCNA
10 36 (2.09%) Security Cleared
11 29 (1.68%) SC Cleared
12 27 (1.56%) Master's Degree
13 22 (1.27%) MCSE
14 20 (1.16%) MBA
15 17 (0.98%) CCDP
15 17 (0.98%) ISEB
15 17 (0.98%) MAPM
15 17 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (0.93%) CCIE Security
17 15 (0.87%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.65%) QA
2 24 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 23 (1.33%) GDPR
3 23 (1.33%) PMO
3 23 (1.33%) SLA
4 20 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.75%) COBIT
5 13 (0.75%) WCAG
6 12 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.41%) SEPA
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.17%) PSD2
10 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.12%) IFRS
10 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 132 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 109 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.49%) Docker
4 41 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.80%) XenApp
5 31 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.70%) VMware NSX
8 10 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.52%) vSphere
10 7 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.35%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.29%) XenServer
13 4 (0.23%) KVM
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.12%) Varnish
15 1 (0.058%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (2.38%) Puppet
2 39 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (2.09%) Ansible
4 31 (1.80%) Kubernetes
4 31 (1.80%) SCCM
5 30 (1.74%) Terraform
6 23 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.75%) SCVMM
8 12 (0.70%) Automic
8 12 (0.70%) Consul
8 12 (0.70%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.23%) Nessus
11 4 (0.23%) ThinApp
12 3 (0.17%) Mesos
12 3 (0.17%) Oozie
12 3 (0.17%) PaperCut
12 3 (0.17%) vRealize
13 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 481 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 171 (9.91%) Oracle
3 150 (8.69%) VMware
4 147 (8.52%) Cisco
5 104 (6.03%) Salesforce.com
6 86 (4.98%) Google
7 78 (4.52%) Citrix
8 65 (3.77%) SAP
9 51 (2.95%) NetApp
10 48 (2.78%) Adobe
11 41 (2.38%) EMC
12 40 (2.32%) Tableau
13 38 (2.20%) hybris
13 38 (2.20%) Splunk
14 32 (1.85%) Cognizant
15 31 (1.80%) F5
16 30 (1.74%) Dell
16 30 (1.74%) Juniper
17 28 (1.62%) IBM
18 26 (1.51%) HP