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

Presales
England > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 129 113
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,898 1,882 2,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.71% 2.68% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.92% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,441 1,853
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £96,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £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 64,072 64,376 74,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.53% 91.56% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51,458 52,661 64,433
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 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 June 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 -9 285 £67,000 +3.08% 36
West London -26 57 £50,000 -13.04% 13
East London -35 12 £67,500 +3.85% 13
North London +4 7 £52,500 -4.55% 3
South London -16 7 £71,250 +11.33% 3
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 563 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 473 (24.92%) Finance
3 369 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 333 (17.54%) Degree
5 295 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
6 276 (14.54%) Cisco
7 273 (14.38%) SQL
8 270 (14.23%) Analytics
9 249 (13.12%) Project Management
10 245 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
11 234 (12.33%) Business Development
12 229 (12.07%) Marketing
13 228 (12.01%) Retail
14 219 (11.54%) VMware
15 199 (10.48%) Big Data
16 195 (10.27%) Windows
17 193 (10.17%) SaaS
18 192 (10.12%) Office 365
19 189 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
20 185 (9.75%) Migration
21 180 (9.48%) Data Centre
22 176 (9.27%) IaaS
22 176 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
23 166 (8.75%) Service Delivery
24 164 (8.64%) Customer Requirements
25 163 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
25 163 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
26 161 (8.48%) CRM
26 161 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
26 161 (8.48%) Mentoring

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 86 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 43 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 36 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 34 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 29 (1.53%) CMS
6 24 (1.26%) Apache Spark
6 24 (1.26%) OpenStack
7 17 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.47%) JBoss
13 8 (0.42%) SAS
14 6 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.26%) Apache
15 5 (0.26%) EPiServer
Applications
1 52 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.21%) ProjectWise
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.16%) LibreOffice
7 3 (0.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 91 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
4 15 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.63%) HFM
6 12 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.53%) SAP Business One
7 10 (0.53%) Scribe Insight
8 9 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
9 8 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.26%) SAP MDG
13 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.21%) SAP Retail
14 3 (0.16%) SAP SCM
14 3 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 369 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 245 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
3 193 (10.17%) SaaS
4 192 (10.12%) Office 365
5 176 (9.27%) IaaS
6 122 (6.43%) PaaS
7 91 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
8 73 (3.85%) Serverless
9 63 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 61 (3.21%) Dynamics 365
11 54 (2.85%) Azure Data Factory
12 47 (2.48%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 26 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (1.16%) npm
14 22 (1.16%) OpenShift
15 14 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (0.63%) Force.com
16 12 (0.63%) Mimecast
17 10 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
18 9 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 141 (7.43%) Wireless
2 115 (6.06%) Unified Communications
3 72 (3.79%) Firewall
4 66 (3.48%) WAN
5 64 (3.37%) Wireless Security
6 58 (3.06%) Network Security
7 54 (2.85%) LAN
8 43 (2.27%) HTTP
8 43 (2.27%) VPN
9 38 (2.00%) Internet
10 37 (1.95%) TCP/IP
11 32 (1.69%) SAN
12 31 (1.63%) Cisco Firepower
13 30 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (1.58%) Skype
14 29 (1.53%) NAS
15 28 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
16 25 (1.32%) DNS
17 22 (1.16%) VoIP
18 19 (1.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (10.48%) Big Data
2 116 (6.11%) SQL Server
3 71 (3.74%) Data Lake
4 69 (3.64%) Power BI
5 57 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 39 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (2.05%) Hadoop
6 39 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 29 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.05%) NoSQL
9 18 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (0.90%) Apache Hive
10 17 (0.90%) SAP HANA
11 16 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (0.79%) Essbase
13 14 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (0.68%) Data Mining
14 13 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 88 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 25 (1.32%) JIRA
5 22 (1.16%) Grunt
5 22 (1.16%) gulp
5 22 (1.16%) PostCSS
5 22 (1.16%) webpack
6 20 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.00%) Selenium
8 18 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.79%) Jasmine
10 15 (0.79%) Protractor
11 13 (0.68%) SpecFlow
12 12 (0.63%) NUnit
12 12 (0.63%) SonarQube
13 10 (0.53%) Maven
13 10 (0.53%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.53%) VersionOne
General
1 473 (24.92%) Finance
2 229 (12.07%) Marketing
3 228 (12.01%) Retail
4 126 (6.64%) Banking
5 105 (5.53%) Manufacturing
6 84 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 81 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 77 (4.06%) Advertising
9 48 (2.53%) German Language
10 37 (1.95%) Billing
11 33 (1.74%) Italian Language
11 33 (1.74%) Legal
12 19 (1.00%) Back Office
13 18 (0.95%) Military
14 17 (0.90%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.84%) French Language
15 16 (0.84%) Law
16 13 (0.68%) Local Government
17 12 (0.63%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 613 (32.30%) Architect
2 609 (32.09%) Consultant
3 312 (16.44%) Solutions Architect
4 191 (10.06%) Presales Consultant
5 171 (9.01%) Technical Architect
6 116 (6.11%) Cloud Architect
7 97 (5.11%) Analyst
8 78 (4.11%) Cisco Architect
9 76 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
10 74 (3.90%) Cloud Consultant
11 70 (3.69%) Project Manager
12 65 (3.42%) Senior Consultant
13 63 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 62 (3.27%) Azure Architect
15 61 (3.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 60 (3.16%) Senior Manager
17 59 (3.11%) Cisco Solutions Architect
17 59 (3.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
18 52 (2.74%) Azure Consultant
18 52 (2.74%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (6.80%) Web Services
2 101 (5.32%) HTML
3 92 (4.85%) .NET
4 77 (4.06%) CSS
5 57 (3.00%) REST
6 49 (2.58%) XML
7 48 (2.53%) AngularJS
8 47 (2.48%) Node.js
9 43 (2.27%) React
10 36 (1.90%) J2EE
11 34 (1.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 30 (1.58%) Middleware
13 29 (1.53%) HTML5
14 28 (1.48%) JSON
15 25 (1.32%) Backbone.js
16 23 (1.21%) Ajax
17 22 (1.16%) Redux
17 22 (1.16%) Sass
17 22 (1.16%) SVG
18 21 (1.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 117 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 90 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 81 (4.27%) User Experience
5 72 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 71 (3.74%) Virtual Team
7 64 (3.37%) Mobile App
8 61 (3.21%) Fintech
9 59 (3.11%) Management Information System
10 44 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
11 41 (2.16%) Driving Licence
12 37 (1.95%) Private Cloud
13 33 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 22 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
14 22 (1.16%) Replication
15 18 (0.95%) Blog
15 18 (0.95%) PMI
16 17 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 195 (10.27%) Windows
2 118 (6.22%) Linux
3 65 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 62 (3.27%) Windows 10
5 41 (2.16%) Unix
6 39 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.58%) VMS
10 10 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.21%) AIX
11 4 (0.21%) SUSE
12 3 (0.16%) Android
12 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.053%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (14.23%) Analytics
3 249 (13.12%) Project Management
4 234 (12.33%) Business Development
5 185 (9.75%) Migration
6 176 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
7 166 (8.75%) Service Delivery
8 164 (8.64%) Customer Requirements
9 163 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 161 (8.48%) CRM
10 161 (8.48%) Mentoring
10 161 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
11 151 (7.96%) Decision-Making
12 102 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 94 (4.95%) DevOps
14 90 (4.74%) Machine Learning
15 88 (4.64%) ITIL
16 80 (4.21%) SDLC
17 79 (4.16%) Business Analysis
17 79 (4.16%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 273 (14.38%) SQL
2 140 (7.38%) C#
3 131 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 128 (6.74%) Java
5 85 (4.48%) Python
6 73 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 56 (2.95%) C
8 40 (2.11%) U-SQL
9 34 (1.79%) PHP
10 31 (1.63%) C++
11 30 (1.58%) Ruby
12 22 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.05%) R
13 20 (1.05%) VBScript
14 18 (0.95%) Perl
15 14 (0.74%) Scala
16 12 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.53%) Apex Code
17 10 (0.53%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 333 (17.54%) Degree
2 189 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
3 133 (7.01%) CCIE
4 107 (5.64%) CCNP
5 102 (5.37%) CCNA
6 62 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 49 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (2.48%) PMI Certification
10 40 (2.11%) CCDP
11 39 (2.05%) PMP
12 35 (1.84%) MCSE
13 32 (1.69%) CCIE Service Provider
13 32 (1.69%) CISSP
14 31 (1.63%) CCIE Data Center
15 30 (1.58%) SC Cleared
16 27 (1.42%) CCIE Security
16 27 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (1.32%) ISEB
18 22 (1.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.16%) QA
2 29 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.16%) PMO
3 22 (1.16%) WCAG
4 14 (0.74%) COBIT
4 14 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.63%) SLA
6 11 (0.58%) SEPA
7 10 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.47%) GCP
8 9 (0.47%) GDPR
9 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.26%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.16%) PSD2
13 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.11%) IFRS
13 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 163 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (6.53%) Active Directory
3 57 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (2.11%) Docker
5 36 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 31 (1.63%) vSphere
7 28 (1.48%) VMware NSX
8 25 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 25 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 23 (1.21%) XenApp
10 14 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.68%) BitLocker
12 7 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.26%) KVM
13 5 (0.26%) XenServer
14 3 (0.16%) NFS
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (2.95%) SCCM
2 34 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 28 (1.48%) Puppet
4 24 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.26%) SCVMM
5 20 (1.05%) Ansible
5 20 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (0.90%) vRealize
7 10 (0.53%) Salt
8 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (0.42%) SCDPM
8 8 (0.42%) SCOrch
8 8 (0.42%) SCSM
9 6 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.32%) Terraform
10 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 563 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 276 (14.54%) Cisco
3 219 (11.54%) VMware
4 122 (6.43%) Oracle
5 113 (5.95%) F5
6 112 (5.90%) NetApp
7 102 (5.37%) EMC
8 99 (5.22%) Dell
8 99 (5.22%) Google
9 86 (4.53%) SAP
9 86 (4.53%) Splunk
10 84 (4.43%) Citrix
11 71 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
12 62 (3.27%) Tableau
13 50 (2.63%) IBM
14 46 (2.42%) HP
15 37 (1.95%) hybris
15 37 (1.95%) ServiceNow
16 36 (1.90%) Sitecore
17 35 (1.84%) Cognizant