Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 129 107
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,751 1,950 2,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.53% 2.63% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.84% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 1,480 1,873
London median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +12.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £101,625 £103,750 £97,500
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 63,455 68,629 74,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.75% 92.57% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50,662 53,430 64,376
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -13 243 £67,250 +3.46% 23
West London -8 55 £55,000 +4.76% 11
East London -39 14 £67,500 +1.89% 12
North London +13 13 £55,000 - 1
South London -16 12 £72,500 +28.89% 4
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 518 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 414 (23.64%) Finance
3 350 (19.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 320 (18.28%) Degree
5 315 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
6 258 (14.73%) Marketing
7 249 (14.22%) SQL
8 242 (13.82%) Analytics
9 234 (13.36%) Project Management
10 230 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
11 220 (12.56%) Cisco
12 207 (11.82%) Business Development
13 198 (11.31%) VMware
14 197 (11.25%) Retail
15 193 (11.02%) Office 365
16 175 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
16 175 (9.99%) Windows
17 169 (9.65%) Big Data
18 166 (9.48%) SaaS
19 162 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
20 156 (8.91%) Migration
20 156 (8.91%) Data Centre
21 154 (8.79%) Java
22 153 (8.74%) Mentoring
23 145 (8.28%) CRM
23 145 (8.28%) Service Delivery
24 143 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
24 143 (8.17%) Customer Requirements
25 140 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
26 138 (7.88%) IaaS

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
1 100 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 30 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 29 (1.66%) CMS
6 27 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (0.74%) JBoss
13 12 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.63%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.63%) IIS
15 10 (0.57%) Apache
15 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 58 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
3 26 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 24 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.23%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.057%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 88 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
4 14 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (0.74%) Scribe Insight
6 12 (0.69%) HFM
6 12 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
7 11 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 350 (19.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 230 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
3 193 (11.02%) Office 365
4 166 (9.48%) SaaS
5 138 (7.88%) IaaS
6 98 (5.60%) PaaS
7 91 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 52 (2.97%) Serverless
9 35 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
10 34 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 33 (1.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 18 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (0.97%) Azure Functions
13 17 (0.97%) npm
14 15 (0.86%) Mimecast
15 13 (0.74%) OpenShift
16 12 (0.69%) Force.com
17 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
18 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.54%) Wireless
2 85 (4.85%) Unified Communications
3 72 (4.11%) Firewall
4 59 (3.37%) WAN
5 52 (2.97%) Internet
6 50 (2.86%) LAN
7 44 (2.51%) Wireless Security
8 43 (2.46%) Network Security
9 39 (2.23%) HTTP
10 38 (2.17%) SAN
11 34 (1.94%) VPN
12 33 (1.88%) MPLS
13 31 (1.77%) Skype
14 29 (1.66%) TCP/IP
15 28 (1.60%) NAS
16 27 (1.54%) Cisco Firepower
17 26 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (1.48%) DNS
18 22 (1.26%) Cisco ISE
19 19 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (9.65%) Big Data
2 113 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 53 (3.03%) Data Lake
4 52 (2.97%) Power BI
5 44 (2.51%) Hadoop
6 40 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 31 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 26 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.37%) Apache Hive
11 22 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.09%) MySQL
13 15 (0.86%) SAP HANA
13 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (0.80%) Data Mining
14 14 (0.80%) Essbase
14 14 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.69%) Endeca
16 11 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 62 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 30 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 28 (1.60%) JIRA
5 24 (1.37%) Selenium
6 23 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (1.31%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (0.97%) Grunt
8 17 (0.97%) gulp
8 17 (0.97%) PostCSS
8 17 (0.97%) webpack
9 13 (0.74%) Jasmine
9 13 (0.74%) Protractor
9 13 (0.74%) SonarQube
9 13 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.57%) Maven
11 10 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.51%) Bitbucket
General
1 414 (23.64%) Finance
2 258 (14.73%) Marketing
3 197 (11.25%) Retail
4 98 (5.60%) Banking
5 81 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 81 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 69 (3.94%) Advertising
7 55 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 41 (2.34%) German Language
9 27 (1.54%) Italian Language
10 22 (1.26%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.20%) Billing
12 18 (1.03%) French Language
12 18 (1.03%) Legal
13 15 (0.86%) Back Office
13 15 (0.86%) Local Government
14 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.57%) Military
15 9 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 569 (32.50%) Architect
2 556 (31.75%) Consultant
3 286 (16.33%) Solutions Architect
4 175 (9.99%) Presales Consultant
5 128 (7.31%) Technical Architect
6 113 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 89 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 79 (4.51%) Analyst
9 76 (4.34%) Cloud Consultant
10 66 (3.77%) Cisco Architect
11 60 (3.43%) Senior Consultant
11 60 (3.43%) Senior Manager
12 58 (3.31%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 53 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
14 52 (2.97%) Azure Architect
15 51 (2.91%) Presales Engineer
15 51 (2.91%) Security Architect
16 49 (2.80%) Cisco Solutions Architect
17 46 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 45 (2.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (6.23%) Web Services
2 104 (5.94%) HTML
3 74 (4.23%) CSS
4 73 (4.17%) .NET
5 61 (3.48%) XML
6 49 (2.80%) Node.js
7 48 (2.74%) React
8 47 (2.68%) REST
9 45 (2.57%) AngularJS
10 38 (2.17%) J2EE
11 33 (1.88%) JSON
12 30 (1.71%) Spring
13 29 (1.66%) HTML5
14 26 (1.48%) Vue.js
15 25 (1.43%) Mason
16 23 (1.31%) Middleware
17 21 (1.20%) Backbone.js
18 19 (1.09%) Gherkin
19 18 (1.03%) Ajax
19 18 (1.03%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.91%) Data Centre
2 130 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 87 (4.97%) Public Cloud
5 72 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 67 (3.83%) Fintech
7 66 (3.77%) Virtual Team
8 64 (3.66%) User Experience
9 56 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
10 52 (2.97%) Mobile App
11 41 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 35 (2.00%) Management Information System
13 34 (1.94%) Driving Licence
14 26 (1.48%) Private Cloud
15 24 (1.37%) Replication
16 21 (1.20%) Blog
16 21 (1.20%) PMI
17 20 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
18 18 (1.03%) iPhone
18 18 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 175 (9.99%) Windows
2 103 (5.88%) Linux
3 70 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 54 (3.08%) Windows 10
5 38 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (1.71%) Unix
7 27 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.34%) VMS
11 4 (0.23%) AIX
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.17%) Android
12 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.17%) Debian
12 3 (0.17%) Mesosphere
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (13.82%) Analytics
3 234 (13.36%) Project Management
4 207 (11.82%) Business Development
5 175 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
6 162 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 156 (8.91%) Migration
8 153 (8.74%) Mentoring
9 145 (8.28%) CRM
9 145 (8.28%) Service Delivery
10 143 (8.17%) Customer Requirements
11 127 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
12 121 (6.91%) Decision-Making
13 97 (5.54%) Business Analysis
14 95 (5.43%) E-Commerce
14 95 (5.43%) ITIL
15 89 (5.08%) DevOps
16 82 (4.68%) Machine Learning
16 82 (4.68%) PRINCE2
17 80 (4.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 249 (14.22%) SQL
2 154 (8.79%) Java
3 114 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 102 (5.83%) C#
5 80 (4.57%) Python
6 72 (4.11%) PowerShell
7 46 (2.63%) C
8 31 (1.77%) U-SQL
9 26 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 25 (1.43%) C++
10 25 (1.43%) Ruby
11 23 (1.31%) PHP
12 19 (1.09%) R
13 17 (0.97%) VBScript
14 14 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.80%) Perl
15 12 (0.69%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.63%) Scala
16 11 (0.63%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 320 (18.28%) Degree
2 140 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 91 (5.20%) CCIE
4 78 (4.45%) CCNA
4 78 (4.45%) CCNP
5 61 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (3.48%) PMI Certification
6 49 (2.80%) PMP
7 47 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 47 (2.68%) Security Cleared
8 36 (2.06%) MCSE
9 28 (1.60%) CISSP
9 28 (1.60%) SC Cleared
10 25 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (1.37%) CCDP
12 23 (1.31%) CCIE Security
12 23 (1.31%) CCIE Service Provider
13 21 (1.20%) CCIE Data Center
13 21 (1.20%) ISEB
13 21 (1.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.86%) QA
2 25 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.37%) PMO
4 17 (0.97%) COBIT
4 17 (0.97%) WCAG
5 13 (0.74%) GCP
5 13 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.51%) GDPR
7 9 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.51%) SLA
8 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.29%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.23%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.17%) SEPA
13 2 (0.11%) IFRS
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 143 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (6.91%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
4 39 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.17%) Docker
6 25 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 24 (1.37%) VMware NSX
7 24 (1.37%) XenApp
8 23 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 23 (1.31%) vSphere
9 10 (0.57%) BitLocker
9 10 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.29%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.29%) KVM
10 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.29%) XenServer
11 3 (0.17%) NFS
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.057%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 58 (3.31%) SCCM
2 28 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 27 (1.54%) Puppet
4 23 (1.31%) Ansible
5 22 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (1.14%) SCVMM
8 12 (0.69%) Terraform
9 8 (0.46%) vRealize
10 7 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.29%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.23%) PaperCut
13 4 (0.23%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.23%) SCSM
14 3 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
14 3 (0.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 518 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 220 (12.56%) Cisco
3 198 (11.31%) VMware
4 124 (7.08%) Oracle
5 93 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
6 87 (4.97%) Citrix
7 84 (4.80%) Google
8 83 (4.74%) NetApp
9 79 (4.51%) SAP
10 74 (4.23%) F5
11 73 (4.17%) EMC
12 66 (3.77%) Dell
13 60 (3.43%) Splunk
14 54 (3.08%) Tableau
15 47 (2.68%) HP
16 42 (2.40%) Cognizant
17 38 (2.17%) hybris
18 36 (2.06%) IBM
18 36 (2.06%) Palo Alto
19 35 (2.00%) Sitecore