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

Presales
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 150 138
Rank change year-on-year -36 -12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Presales 104 147 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.42% 1.96% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.13% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 81 134 128
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -2.91%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £71,625
North West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -16.67%

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 6,771 6,890 6,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.39% 91.63% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,614 5,899 5,254
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 - 12 £47,000 -
Stockport -4 3 £40,500 +5.19% 1
Salford - 1 £60,000 - 1
Presales
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (23.08%) Retail
4 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (20.19%) SDLC
6 19 (18.27%) Project Management
6 19 (18.27%) Finance
6 19 (18.27%) Manufacturing
6 19 (18.27%) Cisco
7 18 (17.31%) VMware
7 18 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (16.35%) Windows
8 17 (16.35%) IaaS
9 15 (14.42%) SAP
10 14 (13.46%) Active Directory
10 14 (13.46%) Publishing
10 14 (13.46%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
12 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (11.54%) Data Modelling
13 11 (10.58%) CRM
13 11 (10.58%) VPN
13 11 (10.58%) Marketing
13 11 (10.58%) Software Delivery
14 10 (9.62%) DevOps
14 10 (9.62%) Hyper-V
14 10 (9.62%) Risk Management

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 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.96%) Documentum
3 1 (0.96%) FileNet
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (16.35%) IaaS
4 9 (8.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (8.65%) PaaS
5 5 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.85%) SaaS
6 4 (3.85%) Serverless
7 3 (2.88%) Office 365
8 2 (1.92%) G Suite
9 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) VPN
2 10 (9.62%) Firewall
3 9 (8.65%) WAN
4 8 (7.69%) LAN
5 7 (6.73%) MPLS
5 7 (6.73%) VoIP
5 7 (6.73%) Wireless
6 3 (2.88%) ADSL
6 3 (2.88%) PBX
6 3 (2.88%) RFID
6 3 (2.88%) Skype
6 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.88%) VLAN
7 2 (1.92%) DHCP
7 2 (1.92%) DNS
7 2 (1.92%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.92%) PSTN
7 2 (1.92%) SMTP
7 2 (1.92%) Softswitch
7 2 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (23.08%) Retail
2 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 19 (18.27%) Manufacturing
3 14 (13.46%) Publishing
4 11 (10.58%) Marketing
5 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.88%) Legal
7 2 (1.92%) Advertising
7 2 (1.92%) Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (36.54%) Architect
2 22 (21.15%) Consultant
3 16 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (12.50%) SAP Architect
5 11 (10.58%) Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Designer
8 7 (6.73%) Presales Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.81%) SDLC Business Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management Business Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Azure Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) DCOM
2 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.96%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (5.77%) Tandem
3 5 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.85%) Replication
4 4 (3.85%) User Experience
5 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.92%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.69%) Linux
4 6 (5.77%) Unix
5 3 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.92%) CentOS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.19%) SDLC
3 19 (18.27%) Project Management
4 14 (13.46%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.58%) CRM
6 11 (10.58%) Software Delivery
7 10 (9.62%) DevOps
7 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.65%) Migration
9 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.73%) ITIL
10 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.77%) RUP
10 6 (5.77%) Scrum
10 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) C#
1 5 (4.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.85%) Java
3 3 (2.88%) C
3 3 (2.88%) PHP
3 3 (2.88%) Python
3 3 (2.88%) Ruby
4 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.96%) Java 9
5 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 6 (5.77%) CCDP
3 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) CCNP
5 4 (3.85%) APMG
5 4 (3.85%) PMP
6 3 (2.88%) CCDE
6 3 (2.88%) CCIE
7 2 (1.92%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.96%) CISA
8 1 (0.96%) CISM
8 1 (0.96%) CISSP
8 1 (0.96%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) GCP
2 1 (0.96%) GDPR
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.96%) Docker
4 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
1 3 (2.88%) Terraform
1 3 (2.88%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) Cobbler
2 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.96%) Packer
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.27%) Cisco
3 18 (17.31%) VMware
4 15 (14.42%) SAP
5 9 (8.65%) Google
6 7 (6.73%) IBM
6 7 (6.73%) Oracle
7 6 (5.77%) Aruba
7 6 (5.77%) CommVault
7 6 (5.77%) Dell
7 6 (5.77%) EMC
7 6 (5.77%) Mitel
7 6 (5.77%) NetApp
7 6 (5.77%) Veeam
7 6 (5.77%) Veritas
7 6 (5.77%) Zerto
8 5 (4.81%) HP
9 4 (3.85%) Avaya
10 3 (2.88%) Capita
10 3 (2.88%) Red Hat