Period
to 22 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > London
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 121 133
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,173 1,743 1,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.32% 2.78% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.00% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1,191 1,503
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £45,375 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £100,800
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 47,112 58,156 65,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.31% 92.74% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37,777 46,950 53,852
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,064 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +2 202 £75,000 - 46
West London -24 32 £66,250 -5.36% 17
South London +7 9 £75,000 -7.69% 3
East London +4 4 £60,000 -22.58% 16
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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.

1 338 (28.82%) Microsoft
2 337 (28.73%) Azure
3 295 (25.15%) Finance
4 260 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (19.44%) AWS
6 174 (14.83%) Project Management
7 152 (12.96%) Degree
8 150 (12.79%) Project Delivery
9 146 (12.45%) Marketing
10 142 (12.11%) Business Development
11 139 (11.85%) Analytics
12 135 (11.51%) DevOps
13 130 (11.08%) Migration
14 128 (10.91%) Office 365
15 126 (10.74%) SaaS
15 126 (10.74%) Oracle
16 118 (10.06%) Windows
17 113 (9.63%) Customer Requirements
18 101 (8.61%) Public Cloud
19 98 (8.35%) Java
20 94 (8.01%) Mentoring
21 90 (7.67%) Data Centre
22 89 (7.59%) SQL
22 89 (7.59%) ITIL
23 81 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
24 80 (6.82%) ERP
25 79 (6.73%) Virtual Team
26 78 (6.65%) Software Engineering
27 77 (6.56%) Business Analysis
27 77 (6.56%) .NET

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 64 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 61 (5.20%) Skype for Business
3 45 (3.84%) CMS
4 39 (3.32%) MS Exchange
5 35 (2.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (0.94%) IIS
9 11 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.68%) Confluence
12 7 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.60%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.51%) Apache
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.26%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.085%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
2 17 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (1.28%) Magento
4 14 (1.19%) SDL Web 8
5 10 (0.85%) LatentZero
5 10 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 10 (0.85%) thinkFolio
6 8 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
8 5 (0.43%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.43%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (0.26%) HFM
10 3 (0.26%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 337 (28.73%) Azure
2 228 (19.44%) AWS
3 128 (10.91%) Office 365
4 126 (10.74%) SaaS
5 65 (5.54%) GCP
6 64 (5.46%) PaaS
7 55 (4.69%) IaaS
8 53 (4.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 36 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (2.56%) Serverless
11 21 (1.79%) Power Platform
12 15 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.19%) Mimecast
13 14 (1.19%) OneDrive
14 13 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.94%) WhatsApp
16 10 (0.85%) OpenShift
17 9 (0.77%) Akamai
18 8 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.80%) Skype
2 47 (4.01%) Internet
3 43 (3.67%) WAN
4 42 (3.58%) Unified Communications
5 40 (3.41%) Firewall
6 37 (3.15%) MPLS
7 36 (3.07%) LAN
8 30 (2.56%) SAN
9 29 (2.47%) Network Security
10 25 (2.13%) VPN
10 25 (2.13%) Wireless
11 23 (1.96%) HTTP
12 21 (1.79%) NAS
12 21 (1.79%) VPLS
13 19 (1.62%) DNS
13 19 (1.62%) WebEx
14 15 (1.28%) NetScaler
15 13 (1.11%) BGP
16 11 (0.94%) DHCP
17 10 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.14%) Big Data
2 39 (3.32%) SQL Server
3 35 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 25 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.62%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.19%) Endeca
9 14 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
10 12 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.02%) Power BI
10 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (0.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.85%) HBase
12 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.77%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.53%) Jenkins
1 18 (1.53%) JIRA
2 14 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.19%) TeamCity
3 9 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.68%) IBM UrbanCode
4 8 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (0.68%) Travis CI
4 8 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.68%) WinDbg
5 4 (0.34%) Chocolatey
5 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.17%) Postman
8 1 (0.085%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.085%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.085%) MSTest
8 1 (0.085%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.085%) VersionOne
General
1 295 (25.15%) Finance
2 146 (12.45%) Marketing
3 64 (5.46%) Retail
4 59 (5.03%) Public Sector
5 58 (4.94%) Banking
6 42 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.73%) Legal
8 29 (2.47%) German Language
9 26 (2.22%) Law
10 25 (2.13%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.28%) Advertising
11 15 (1.28%) French Language
12 12 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.94%) Front Office
13 11 (0.94%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.85%) Publishing
15 9 (0.77%) Games
16 7 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
16 7 (0.60%) Dutch Language
17 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 383 (32.65%) Consultant
2 317 (27.02%) Architect
3 203 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
4 132 (11.25%) Presales Consultant
5 72 (6.14%) Cloud Architect
6 63 (5.37%) Presales Engineer
7 58 (4.94%) Solutions Consultant
8 54 (4.60%) Cloud Consultant
9 49 (4.18%) Analyst
9 49 (4.18%) Presales Solution Architect
10 40 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
11 37 (3.15%) Azure Architect
11 37 (3.15%) Business Analyst
11 37 (3.15%) Project Manager
12 34 (2.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 33 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
14 28 (2.39%) Senior Manager
15 27 (2.30%) Managing Consultant
15 27 (2.30%) Senior Consultant
16 25 (2.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (6.56%) .NET
2 53 (4.52%) HTML
3 47 (4.01%) Web Services
4 44 (3.75%) XML
5 35 (2.98%) J2EE
6 34 (2.90%) CSS
7 24 (2.05%) Middleware
8 23 (1.96%) REST
9 19 (1.62%) Node.js
10 18 (1.53%) JSON
11 16 (1.36%) SOAP
12 14 (1.19%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.94%) ASP.NET
14 10 (0.85%) React
14 10 (0.85%) Regular Expression
14 10 (0.85%) RESTful
14 10 (0.85%) XSD
14 10 (0.85%) XSLT
15 9 (0.77%) SAP Basis
16 8 (0.68%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.61%) Public Cloud
2 90 (7.67%) Data Centre
3 79 (6.73%) Virtual Team
4 74 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (4.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 40 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (3.24%) User Experience
8 37 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (2.05%) Cloud Native
10 20 (1.71%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.28%) Life Science
12 15 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.11%) Social Media
14 12 (1.02%) Derivative
14 12 (1.02%) iPad
15 11 (0.94%) Blog
15 11 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.06%) Windows
2 60 (5.12%) Linux
3 46 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 31 (2.64%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.19%) Unix
6 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.77%) Solaris
8 8 (0.68%) Mesosphere
9 6 (0.51%) Android
9 6 (0.51%) VMS
10 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.085%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (14.83%) Project Management
3 150 (12.79%) Project Delivery
4 142 (12.11%) Business Development
5 139 (11.85%) Analytics
6 135 (11.51%) DevOps
7 130 (11.08%) Migration
8 113 (9.63%) Customer Requirements
9 94 (8.01%) Mentoring
10 89 (7.59%) ITIL
11 81 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 80 (6.82%) ERP
13 78 (6.65%) Software Engineering
14 77 (6.56%) Business Analysis
15 75 (6.39%) Cybersecurity
16 74 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
17 68 (5.80%) Artificial Intelligence
17 68 (5.80%) CRM
18 66 (5.63%) Product Management
19 64 (5.46%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 98 (8.35%) Java
2 89 (7.59%) SQL
3 61 (5.20%) Python
4 59 (5.03%) JavaScript
5 56 (4.77%) PowerShell
6 46 (3.92%) C#
7 37 (3.15%) C
8 22 (1.88%) C++
9 17 (1.45%) Go
10 16 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.19%) Ruby
12 13 (1.11%) R
13 12 (1.02%) PHP
13 12 (1.02%) TypeScript
14 10 (0.85%) Scala
15 9 (0.77%) Bourne shell
15 9 (0.77%) C-shell
15 9 (0.77%) Korn
16 8 (0.68%) VBA
17 4 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 152 (12.96%) Degree
2 42 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.62%) Master's Degree
6 17 (1.45%) CCIE
6 17 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.28%) MCSE
8 14 (1.19%) CCNA
8 14 (1.19%) CISSP
9 12 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.94%) CCNP
10 11 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.77%) MCITP
11 9 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.68%) CCDP
12 8 (0.68%) MCSA
13 5 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.24%) SLA
2 19 (1.62%) GDPR
3 17 (1.45%) QA
4 11 (0.94%) PMO
5 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.60%) PSD2
6 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.34%) FATCA
7 4 (0.34%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.34%) NIST
8 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.26%) EMIR
8 3 (0.26%) SEPA
9 2 (0.17%) MiFID
9 2 (0.17%) NCSC
10 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.96%) Docker
5 17 (1.45%) XenApp
5 17 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.94%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.85%) vSphere
8 9 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.34%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.085%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.085%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.085%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 59 (5.03%) SCCM
2 45 (3.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (2.98%) Kubernetes
3 35 (2.98%) Terraform
4 31 (2.64%) Puppet
5 27 (2.30%) Ansible
6 21 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.68%) Automic
7 8 (0.68%) Consul
7 8 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.68%) ThinApp
7 8 (0.68%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.51%) Rancher
9 5 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.34%) Istio
11 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.26%) Oozie
11 3 (0.26%) Salt
12 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 338 (28.82%) Microsoft
2 126 (10.74%) Oracle
3 76 (6.48%) Cisco
3 76 (6.48%) SAP
4 59 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (4.86%) Citrix
6 48 (4.09%) Google
6 48 (4.09%) VMware
7 39 (3.32%) Adobe
8 36 (3.07%) ServiceNow
9 34 (2.90%) IBM
10 25 (2.13%) Splunk
11 23 (1.96%) hybris
12 22 (1.88%) Fortinet
13 20 (1.71%) UiPath
14 18 (1.53%) Databricks
15 15 (1.28%) Apple
15 15 (1.28%) Elastic Path
16 14 (1.19%) ATG
16 14 (1.19%) HP