Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 140 132
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Presales 148 165 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.09% 2.14% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.30% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 145 122
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +0.92%
10th Percentile £35,800 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £84,500 £75,000 £88,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -11.11%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,520 7,171 6,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.93% 92.88% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,403 6,088 5,119
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Manchester

Presales
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Presales in Manchester.

Salary trend for Presales in Manchester

Presales
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Manchester

Presales
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Altrincham - 19 £36,500 - 1
Stockport -9 4 £45,000 +16.88%
Bolton - 4 £61,250 -
Presales
North West

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

1 45 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.68%) Retail
3 36 (24.32%) Project Management
4 33 (22.30%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (20.27%) SDLC
7 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (18.92%) Finance
8 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 25 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (16.22%) Manufacturing
10 24 (16.22%) Decision-Making
11 23 (15.54%) Cisco
12 22 (14.86%) SAP
12 22 (14.86%) PRINCE2
12 22 (14.86%) VMware
13 21 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (13.51%) Customer Requirements
15 19 (12.84%) Publishing
15 19 (12.84%) CRM
15 19 (12.84%) Risk Management
16 18 (12.16%) ITIL
16 18 (12.16%) IaaS
17 17 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
17 17 (11.49%) Service Delivery
18 16 (10.81%) LAN
18 16 (10.81%) Software Delivery
19 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
19 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (10.14%) Telecoms

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics SL
3 2 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (12.16%) IaaS
4 12 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (6.08%) PaaS
6 7 (4.73%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.03%) Office 365
9 2 (1.35%) SaaS
10 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) LAN
2 14 (9.46%) WAN
3 9 (6.08%) Firewall
4 8 (5.41%) VPN
5 7 (4.73%) DNS
5 7 (4.73%) Wireless
6 6 (4.05%) MPLS
6 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.38%) HTTP
7 5 (3.38%) VLAN
8 4 (2.70%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.70%) Value-Added Service
8 4 (2.70%) VoIP
8 4 (2.70%) WLAN
9 3 (2.03%) ADSL
9 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.03%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (2.03%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (2.03%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.73%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.05%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (25.68%) Retail
2 28 (18.92%) Finance
3 24 (16.22%) Manufacturing
4 19 (12.84%) Publishing
5 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
6 11 (7.43%) Marketing
7 3 (2.03%) Advertising
7 3 (2.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.35%) Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) German Language
9 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (37.16%) Architect
2 34 (22.97%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (21.62%) Consultant
4 18 (12.16%) Project Manager
5 15 (10.14%) SAP Architect
6 14 (9.46%) Presales Consultant
7 13 (8.78%) Analyst
8 12 (8.11%) Technical Manager
9 11 (7.43%) Business Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Technical Project Manager
10 10 (6.76%) Presales Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Presales Solution Architect
11 9 (6.08%) SDLC Business Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management Business Analyst
12 8 (5.41%) Cisco Consultant
13 7 (4.73%) Azure Architect
13 7 (4.73%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (4.73%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) Web Services
2 7 (4.73%) CSS
3 6 (4.05%) HTML
4 5 (3.38%) .NET
4 5 (3.38%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (3.38%) JSON
4 5 (3.38%) Node.js
4 5 (3.38%) React
4 5 (3.38%) XHTML
4 5 (3.38%) XML
5 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.68%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.30%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.73%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.05%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (4.05%) Tandem
5 6 (4.05%) User Experience
6 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.03%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.35%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.46%) Windows
1 14 (9.46%) Windows Server
2 8 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) CentOS
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.32%) Project Management
3 31 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (20.27%) SDLC
5 24 (16.22%) Decision-Making
6 22 (14.86%) PRINCE2
7 20 (13.51%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (12.84%) CRM
8 19 (12.84%) Risk Management
9 18 (12.16%) ITIL
10 17 (11.49%) Service Delivery
11 16 (10.81%) Software Delivery
12 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
13 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.11%) Scrum
15 9 (6.08%) DevOps
15 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.78%) Java
2 9 (6.08%) C#
3 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.73%) Python
3 7 (4.73%) Ruby
4 6 (4.05%) PHP
5 4 (2.70%) SQL
5 4 (2.70%) X++
6 3 (2.03%) C
7 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (9.46%) Degree
2 12 (8.11%) CCNP
2 12 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (7.43%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.08%) CCDP
6 6 (4.05%) APMG
6 6 (4.05%) PMP
7 5 (3.38%) CCIE
8 2 (1.35%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.35%) CCDE
8 2 (1.35%) CCNA
8 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.68%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.68%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) MCSE
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) QA
1 11 (7.43%) SLA
2 6 (4.05%) GCP
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.05%) Docker
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.73%) Puppet
1 7 (4.73%) Terraform
2 6 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.05%) Packer
3 3 (2.03%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.54%) Cisco
3 22 (14.86%) SAP
3 22 (14.86%) VMware
4 13 (8.78%) IBM
5 12 (8.11%) Google
6 8 (5.41%) NetApp
7 6 (4.05%) Aruba
7 6 (4.05%) CommVault
7 6 (4.05%) Dell
7 6 (4.05%) EMC
7 6 (4.05%) Veeam
7 6 (4.05%) Veritas
7 6 (4.05%) Zerto
8 4 (2.70%) Mitel
8 4 (2.70%) ShoreTel
9 3 (2.03%) Avaya
9 3 (2.03%) Meraki
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle
9 3 (2.03%) Workday