Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 122 122
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,712 1,959 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.92% 2.83% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.05% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,461 1,445
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £103,750
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 54,127 64,215 63,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.20% 92.65% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 43,674 51,915 52,409
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -14 238 £72,500 +7.41% 17
West London +30 54 £75,000 +50.00% 6
South London +8 10 £70,000 - 1
East London +14 2 £60,000 - 2
North London +7 1 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 427 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 407 (23.77%) Microsoft
4 333 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
5 324 (18.93%) Degree
6 323 (18.87%) Finance
7 279 (16.30%) Business Development
8 240 (14.02%) Windows
9 238 (13.90%) DevOps
10 231 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
11 222 (12.97%) SQL
12 207 (12.09%) Software Engineering
13 204 (11.92%) Cisco
14 202 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
15 199 (11.62%) Java
16 194 (11.33%) Oracle
17 178 (10.40%) Project Management
18 175 (10.22%) Marketing
19 165 (9.64%) Creative Thinking
20 164 (9.58%) Mentoring
21 159 (9.29%) SaaS
22 158 (9.23%) Business Analysis
23 154 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
24 152 (8.88%) Analytics
25 145 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
26 144 (8.41%) Data Centre
26 144 (8.41%) Python
27 140 (8.18%) Customer Requirements
28 139 (8.12%) Linux
29 136 (7.94%) Office 365

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 89 (5.20%) CMS
2 57 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.69%) MS Exchange
4 40 (2.34%) Skype for Business
5 33 (1.93%) IIS
6 31 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 30 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 30 (1.75%) Confluence
8 26 (1.52%) Apache Spark
9 20 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (1.11%) EPiServer
11 18 (1.05%) Apache
12 14 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.70%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.47%) SAS
15 8 (0.47%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.35%) Anypoint
16 6 (0.35%) nginx
17 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.53%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.058%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 54 (3.15%) SAP Hybris
2 26 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.40%) Magento
4 22 (1.29%) SDL Web 8
5 14 (0.82%) Visualfiles
6 10 (0.58%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.41%) Primavera
8 7 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.18%) Lawson
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 418 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 333 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
3 159 (9.29%) SaaS
4 145 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 136 (7.94%) Office 365
6 85 (4.96%) IaaS
7 75 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
8 66 (3.86%) PaaS
9 53 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 38 (2.22%) Power Platform
11 31 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
12 29 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
13 24 (1.40%) Azure Machine Learning
14 22 (1.29%) GitHub
15 18 (1.05%) OneDrive
16 16 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
17 11 (0.64%) Slack
18 10 (0.58%) OpenShift
19 9 (0.53%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (7.71%) Firewall
2 105 (6.13%) Network Security
3 84 (4.91%) WAN
4 73 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
5 71 (4.15%) Wireless
6 62 (3.62%) Internet
7 58 (3.39%) VPN
8 57 (3.33%) Unified Communications
9 56 (3.27%) MPLS
10 49 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
11 46 (2.69%) TCP/IP
11 46 (2.69%) VPLS
12 40 (2.34%) Cisco ISE
12 40 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (2.22%) Skype
14 33 (1.93%) HTTP
15 30 (1.75%) WebEx
16 28 (1.64%) Cisco Wireless
17 26 (1.52%) DNS
17 26 (1.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.38%) Big Data
3 49 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 38 (2.22%) Power BI
7 32 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (1.75%) MySQL
9 29 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 26 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.29%) Endeca
12 22 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.23%) MongoDB
14 20 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 19 (1.11%) Data Lake
16 18 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 110 (6.43%) Jenkins
2 63 (3.68%) JIRA
3 62 (3.62%) TeamCity
4 54 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 54 (3.15%) Git (software)
5 50 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 47 (2.75%) Selenium
7 46 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (2.28%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.58%) IBM UrbanCode
9 27 (1.58%) Travis CI
10 25 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 25 (1.46%) JUnit
11 24 (1.40%) Appium
12 19 (1.11%) Gradle
13 17 (0.99%) Calabash
13 17 (0.99%) JBehave
13 17 (0.99%) WatiN
13 17 (0.99%) WATIR
14 16 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 323 (18.87%) Finance
2 175 (10.22%) Marketing
3 95 (5.55%) Retail
4 89 (5.20%) Banking
5 73 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.39%) Back Office
7 36 (2.10%) Legal
8 31 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.17%) Spanish Language
10 17 (0.99%) French Language
10 17 (0.99%) Front Office
11 15 (0.88%) Advertising
11 15 (0.88%) German Language
12 10 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.53%) Law
13 9 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.47%) Electronics
15 5 (0.29%) Automotive
15 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 485 (28.33%) Consultant
2 452 (26.40%) Architect
3 241 (14.08%) Solutions Architect
4 118 (6.89%) Senior Consultant
5 106 (6.19%) Cloud Architect
6 102 (5.96%) Analyst
7 99 (5.78%) Presales Consultant
8 97 (5.67%) Business Analyst
9 80 (4.67%) Presales Engineer
10 71 (4.15%) Senior Business Analyst
11 69 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
12 62 (3.62%) Cisco Engineer
13 55 (3.21%) Business Consultant
13 55 (3.21%) Security Consultant
14 53 (3.10%) Sales Executive
14 53 (3.10%) Technical Consultant
15 51 (2.98%) Technical Architect
16 47 (2.75%) Agile Business Analyst
17 46 (2.69%) Network Consultant
18 45 (2.63%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (7.30%) Web Services
2 91 (5.32%) .NET
3 88 (5.14%) XML
4 66 (3.86%) HTML
5 46 (2.69%) Node.js
6 45 (2.63%) JSON
7 42 (2.45%) CSS
7 42 (2.45%) REST
8 37 (2.16%) Spring
9 32 (1.87%) ASP.NET
10 29 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
11 27 (1.58%) Middleware
12 26 (1.52%) J2EE
12 26 (1.52%) XMPP
13 24 (1.40%) Gherkin
14 20 (1.17%) SOAP
15 18 (1.05%) AngularJS
16 17 (0.99%) Behat
16 17 (0.99%) RESTful
17 16 (0.93%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 231 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (8.41%) Data Centre
3 99 (5.78%) Public Cloud
4 96 (5.61%) Virtual Team
5 95 (5.55%) Fintech
6 68 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
10 28 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.58%) PlayStation
12 26 (1.52%) Social Media
13 22 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.29%) User Experience
14 20 (1.17%) Blog
15 19 (1.11%) Replication
16 17 (0.99%) Cloud Native
16 17 (0.99%) IVR
17 15 (0.88%) Clustering
18 12 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 240 (14.02%) Windows
2 139 (8.12%) Linux
3 63 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 40 (2.34%) Windows 10
5 39 (2.28%) Unix
6 33 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (1.58%) Mesosphere
8 26 (1.52%) Android
8 26 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 11 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.41%) AIX
15 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.058%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.058%) HPUX
17 1 (0.058%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (16.30%) Business Development
3 238 (13.90%) DevOps
4 207 (12.09%) Software Engineering
5 202 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
6 178 (10.40%) Project Management
7 165 (9.64%) Creative Thinking
8 164 (9.58%) Mentoring
9 158 (9.23%) Business Analysis
10 152 (8.88%) Analytics
11 140 (8.18%) Customer Requirements
12 130 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 130 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 126 (7.36%) Migration
14 120 (7.01%) Service Design
15 117 (6.83%) ITIL
16 112 (6.54%) Open Source
17 111 (6.48%) Test Automation
18 100 (5.84%) User Stories
19 99 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 222 (12.97%) SQL
2 199 (11.62%) Java
3 144 (8.41%) Python
4 95 (5.55%) JavaScript
5 86 (5.02%) PowerShell
6 62 (3.62%) Bash Shell
7 60 (3.50%) C#
8 55 (3.21%) C
9 46 (2.69%) R
10 31 (1.81%) Go
11 29 (1.69%) Ruby
12 26 (1.52%) Perl
13 22 (1.29%) C++
14 20 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.05%) Kotlin
16 16 (0.93%) Apple Swift
17 14 (0.82%) PHP
18 12 (0.70%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.70%) Scala
19 7 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 324 (18.93%) Degree
2 154 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (7.07%) CCNP
4 87 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 60 (3.50%) CCIE
6 58 (3.39%) CCNA
7 56 (3.27%) SC Cleared
8 55 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 29 (1.69%) CISSP
10 29 (1.69%) MCSE
11 25 (1.46%) CISM
12 23 (1.34%) RHCE
13 21 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.99%) CCDA
14 17 (0.99%) SANS
15 16 (0.93%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.70%) MCSA
16 12 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (0.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.21%) QA
2 38 (2.22%) GDPR
3 25 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 24 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 16 (0.93%) SLA
6 11 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.47%) SEPA
8 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.29%) COBIT
10 4 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 126 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 99 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (5.08%) Docker
4 43 (2.51%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.05%) BitLocker
6 18 (1.05%) XenApp
6 18 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.64%) KVM
8 10 (0.58%) vSphere
9 7 (0.41%) HDFS
9 7 (0.41%) NFS
9 7 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.12%) Firmware
12 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.058%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.058%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 114 (6.66%) Puppet
2 104 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (5.43%) Ansible
4 83 (4.85%) Terraform
5 77 (4.50%) Kubernetes
6 38 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
7 33 (1.93%) Nagios
8 28 (1.64%) SCCM
9 27 (1.58%) Automic
9 27 (1.58%) Consul
9 27 (1.58%) Prometheus
10 20 (1.17%) Salt
11 19 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
11 19 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
12 18 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
14 13 (0.76%) FortiGate
14 13 (0.76%) Stealthwatch
15 10 (0.58%) Packer
16 9 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 407 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 204 (11.92%) Cisco
3 194 (11.33%) Oracle
4 122 (7.13%) Google
4 122 (7.13%) SAP
5 117 (6.83%) VMware
6 104 (6.07%) hybris
7 67 (3.91%) Citrix
8 61 (3.56%) Palo Alto
9 56 (3.27%) Adobe
10 54 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
11 52 (3.04%) F5
12 47 (2.75%) ServiceNow
13 37 (2.16%) Juniper
13 37 (2.16%) Sitecore
14 35 (2.04%) Meraki
15 33 (1.93%) Dell
16 32 (1.87%) ATG
16 32 (1.87%) HP
16 32 (1.87%) Splunk