Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 150 122
Rank change year-on-year +24 -28 -39
Permanent jobs citing Presales 259 54 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.44% 1.35% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.44% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 148 30 254
10th Percentile £36,250 £17,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £81,250 £60,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,625 £69,125 £78,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -3.85%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,884 3,739 10,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.27% 93.59% 92.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,124 3,050 8,523
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Presales as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in the Midlands

Presales
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Presales in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Presales in the Midlands

Presales
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Presales in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Presales in the Midlands

Presales
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
West Midlands +29 212 £60,000 +9.09% 45
East Midlands -36 44 £50,000 +170.27% 9
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Presales.

1 104 (40.15%) Azure
2 94 (36.29%) Microsoft
3 59 (22.78%) Project Management
3 59 (22.78%) Project Delivery
3 59 (22.78%) Social Skills
4 58 (22.39%) Finance
5 57 (22.01%) Windows
6 54 (20.85%) Business Development
7 53 (20.46%) ERP
8 51 (19.69%) Public Sector
9 49 (18.92%) Marketing
9 49 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (18.92%) DevOps
10 48 (18.53%) Active Directory
11 47 (18.15%) Microsoft 365
12 46 (17.76%) Oracle
12 46 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (17.37%) Public Cloud
14 41 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (15.44%) Oracle ERP
15 40 (15.44%) Coaching
16 37 (14.29%) SaaS
17 36 (13.90%) Mentoring
18 35 (13.51%) PaaS
18 35 (13.51%) Analytics
19 33 (12.74%) VMware
19 33 (12.74%) Oracle Certification
20 32 (12.36%) IaaS
21 31 (11.97%) Migration
22 29 (11.20%) Requirements Gathering

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 25 (9.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.25%) IIS
3 5 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.54%) Confluence
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.16%) CMS
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Kentico
6 1 (0.39%) MTS
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (10.04%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (15.44%) Oracle ERP
2 28 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (6.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (4.63%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (2.32%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 5 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (1.16%) NetSuite
8 3 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.77%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.39%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.39%) Maximo
10 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 1 (0.39%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 104 (40.15%) Azure
2 47 (18.15%) Microsoft 365
3 37 (14.29%) SaaS
4 35 (13.51%) PaaS
5 32 (12.36%) IaaS
6 26 (10.04%) Serverless
7 25 (9.65%) Power Platform
8 23 (8.88%) AWS
9 21 (8.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 21 (8.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 16 (6.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (5.79%) PowerApps
12 11 (4.25%) Power Automate
13 9 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (3.09%) GCP
15 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 1 (0.39%) Azure Logic Apps
16 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.56%) WAN
2 15 (5.79%) VLAN
3 14 (5.41%) LAN
3 14 (5.41%) Wireless
4 13 (5.02%) DHCP
4 13 (5.02%) DNS
4 13 (5.02%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.25%) Internet
6 10 (3.86%) SAN
7 5 (1.93%) Network Security
7 5 (1.93%) VPN
8 4 (1.54%) Firewall
8 4 (1.54%) SD-WAN
8 4 (1.54%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.77%) BGP
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.77%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.77%) MPLS
10 2 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.18%) Power BI
3 9 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.54%) Tableau
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.16%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.39%) GitLab
3 1 (0.39%) Maven
3 1 (0.39%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 59 (22.78%) Social Skills
2 58 (22.39%) Finance
3 51 (19.69%) Public Sector
4 49 (18.92%) Marketing
5 24 (9.27%) Presentation Skills
6 22 (8.49%) Retail
7 15 (5.79%) Influencing Skills
8 14 (5.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (4.63%) Automotive
11 7 (2.70%) Law
12 6 (2.32%) Banking
13 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.77%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (37.45%) Architect
2 65 (25.10%) Solutions Architect
3 55 (21.24%) Consultant
4 30 (11.58%) Project Manager
5 28 (10.81%) ERP Manager
6 27 (10.42%) ERP Project Manager
7 24 (9.27%) Salesforce Architect
8 21 (8.11%) Cloud Consultant
9 18 (6.95%) Cloud Architect
9 18 (6.95%) Oracle Project Manager
9 18 (6.95%) Technical Consultant
10 17 (6.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 14 (5.41%) Analyst
12 13 (5.02%) ERP Architect
12 13 (5.02%) Oracle Architect
13 12 (4.63%) Azure Architect
13 12 (4.63%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
13 12 (4.63%) Presales Consultant
14 11 (4.25%) Platform Engineer
15 10 (3.86%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.95%) Middleware
2 9 (3.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (3.09%) SAML
4 7 (2.70%) Web Services
5 5 (1.93%) CSS
5 5 (1.93%) HTML
5 5 (1.93%) REST
6 2 (0.77%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.77%) JSON
6 2 (0.77%) SOAP
6 2 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.77%) XML
7 1 (0.39%) .NET
7 1 (0.39%) COM+
7 1 (0.39%) DCOM
7 1 (0.39%) Java SE
7 1 (0.39%) MDX
7 1 (0.39%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.37%) Public Cloud
2 19 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.18%) Cloud Native
4 11 (4.25%) Internet of Things
5 10 (3.86%) Clustering
5 10 (3.86%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (3.47%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.32%) Industry 4.0
8 6 (2.32%) Social Media
9 4 (1.54%) Blog
9 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.16%) iPad
10 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.01%) Windows
2 26 (10.04%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.63%) Windows 10
3 12 (4.63%) Windows Server 2019
4 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.32%) Linux
6 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.77%) Android
7 2 (0.77%) Unix
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.78%) Project Delivery
1 59 (22.78%) Project Management
2 54 (20.85%) Business Development
3 53 (20.46%) ERP
4 49 (18.92%) DevOps
4 49 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (15.44%) Coaching
8 36 (13.90%) Mentoring
9 35 (13.51%) Analytics
10 31 (11.97%) Migration
11 29 (11.20%) Requirements Gathering
12 28 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
12 28 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (10.81%) Decision-Making
13 25 (9.65%) Risk Management
14 24 (9.27%) Time Management
15 23 (8.88%) CRM
16 22 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.56%) SQL
2 7 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.93%) Java
3 5 (1.93%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.77%) Ruby
5 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (12.74%) Oracle Certification
2 23 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (8.88%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.34%) Degree
4 11 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (3.47%) CCNP
6 8 (3.09%) MCSE
7 7 (2.70%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.93%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.93%) OSCP
9 4 (1.54%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.16%) CCDP
10 3 (1.16%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.16%) SAFe Agilist
11 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.56%) PMO
2 15 (5.79%) QA
3 9 (3.47%) GDPR
4 5 (1.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.93%) SLA
5 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (18.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.93%) Docker
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (8.88%) Single Sign-On
2 20 (7.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (5.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 15 (5.79%) Kubernetes
4 12 (4.63%) SCCM
5 10 (3.86%) WSUS
6 6 (2.32%) Terraform
7 5 (1.93%) Ansible
8 4 (1.54%) Puppet
9 3 (1.16%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.39%) Avamar
10 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.39%) Grafana
10 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 94 (36.29%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.76%) Oracle
3 33 (12.74%) VMware
4 28 (10.81%) Citrix
4 28 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (6.56%) Cisco
6 12 (4.63%) JD Edwards
7 9 (3.47%) Adobe
8 8 (3.09%) Okta
9 7 (2.70%) Veeam
10 6 (2.32%) Apple
11 5 (1.93%) Juniper
11 5 (1.93%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.54%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.54%) Pardot
12 4 (1.54%) SAP
12 4 (1.54%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.16%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.16%) ConnectWise
13 3 (1.16%) Sage