Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 46 23
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Presales 159 125 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.18% 5.46% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 6.34% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 137 116 192
Reading median annual salary £71,500 £61,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.73% -9.26% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £43,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £83,750 £91,125
Berkshire median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +13.33%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,974 1,972 3,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 89.16% 86.19% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,661 1,599 2,352
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £29,525
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Reading

Presales
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Presales in Reading

Presales
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Reading over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for Presales.

1 68 (42.77%) Microsoft
2 49 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
4 36 (22.64%) Office 365
5 28 (17.61%) SQL
5 28 (17.61%) Project Management
6 27 (16.98%) Windows
6 27 (16.98%) Customer Engagement
7 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (15.09%) Finance
7 24 (15.09%) Network Security
8 23 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (13.84%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (13.21%) SCCM
10 21 (13.21%) Degree
11 20 (12.58%) VMware
11 20 (12.58%) MCSE
12 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
12 19 (11.95%) SAP
13 18 (11.32%) Cisco
13 18 (11.32%) Migration
13 18 (11.32%) Relational Database
14 17 (10.69%) HP
15 15 (9.43%) Business Development
15 15 (9.43%) Data Centre
15 15 (9.43%) IaaS
15 15 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (8.81%) Vendor Relationship Management
16 14 (8.81%) Artificial Intelligence
16 14 (8.81%) Marketing

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (5.03%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.52%) IIS
5 3 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.26%) Appian
6 2 (1.26%) JBoss
6 2 (1.26%) Liferay
6 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (8.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (3.14%) NetSuite
3 5 (3.14%) SAP SD
4 4 (2.52%) SAP CO
4 4 (2.52%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.52%) SAP PP
5 2 (1.26%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 49 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (22.64%) Office 365
3 23 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (9.43%) IaaS
5 12 (7.55%) PaaS
6 11 (6.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (5.03%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (5.03%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (5.03%) Amazon S3
7 8 (5.03%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (5.03%) Serverless
8 6 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.14%) SaaS
10 3 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.26%) GitHub
12 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.09%) Network Security
2 9 (5.66%) Firewall
3 7 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (3.77%) Skype
4 6 (3.77%) VPN
5 5 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.14%) Internet
5 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
5 5 (3.14%) WLAN
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.52%) IOS XR
6 4 (2.52%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.89%) DNS
7 3 (1.89%) LAN
7 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.89%) WAN
8 2 (1.26%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.26%) DHCP
8 2 (1.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (6.29%) Cosmos DB
5 10 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.03%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (5.03%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (5.03%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.77%) Big Data
8 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.89%) MySQL
9 2 (1.26%) DB2
9 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.63%) Endeca
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.26%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.26%) MSI
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (15.09%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Marketing
3 13 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.66%) Legal
5 8 (5.03%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.03%) Retail
6 7 (4.40%) Advertising
7 5 (3.14%) Banking
8 4 (2.52%) Billing
8 4 (2.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (39.62%) Consultant
2 47 (29.56%) Architect
3 28 (17.61%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (16.35%) Senior Consultant
5 20 (12.58%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (11.32%) Technical Architect
7 16 (10.06%) Microsoft Consultant
8 14 (8.81%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (8.81%) Developer
9 13 (8.18%) Lead Architect
9 13 (8.18%) SAP Consultant
9 13 (8.18%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 10 (6.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.29%) SQL Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Presales Consultant
12 7 (4.40%) Analyst
12 7 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Network Engineer
12 7 (4.40%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) .NET
2 8 (5.03%) Web Services
3 7 (4.40%) MDX
4 3 (1.89%) J2EE
4 3 (1.89%) Middleware
4 3 (1.89%) REST
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.26%) Lucene
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.26%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.26%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.63%) HTML
6 1 (0.63%) JSON
6 1 (0.63%) SOAP
6 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.55%) Driving Licence
4 10 (6.29%) Robotics
5 7 (4.40%) NHS
6 6 (3.77%) Clustering
6 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.77%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.14%) Tandem
8 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.26%) Blog
10 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.26%) Smart City
10 2 (1.26%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.98%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.26%) Unix
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.61%) Project Management
2 27 (16.98%) Customer Engagement
3 18 (11.32%) Migration
4 15 (9.43%) Business Development
4 15 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (8.81%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (8.81%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 13 (8.18%) Analytics
6 13 (8.18%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (7.55%) DevOps
8 11 (6.92%) ITIL
9 10 (6.29%) Data Management
9 10 (6.29%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (5.03%) Customer-Centricity
10 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (4.40%) CRM
11 7 (4.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (4.40%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (4.40%) ERP
11 7 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.61%) SQL
2 10 (6.29%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.03%) C
4 7 (4.40%) Java
5 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.89%) C#
7 2 (1.26%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.21%) Degree
3 20 (12.58%) MCSE
4 12 (7.55%) MCSA
5 9 (5.66%) MCP
5 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.40%) CCNP
8 6 (3.77%) CCNA
8 6 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.52%) ACCA
9 4 (2.52%) CCSA
9 4 (2.52%) CCSE
9 4 (2.52%) CIMA
9 4 (2.52%) MCITP
10 3 (1.89%) CISA
10 3 (1.89%) CISM
10 3 (1.89%) CISSP
10 3 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (1.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) QA
2 6 (3.77%) SLA
3 3 (1.89%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.52%) Docker
5 3 (1.89%) vCloud
5 3 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (13.21%) SCCM
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.89%) SCOM
3 2 (1.26%) Ansible
3 2 (1.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.63%) QRadar
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 68 (42.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.58%) VMware
3 19 (11.95%) SAP
4 18 (11.32%) Cisco
5 17 (10.69%) HP
6 13 (8.18%) Dell
7 12 (7.55%) EMC
8 10 (6.29%) Citrix
9 9 (5.66%) NetApp
10 7 (4.40%) Automation Anywhere
10 7 (4.40%) UiPath
11 6 (3.77%) Blue Prism
11 6 (3.77%) Oracle
12 5 (3.14%) F5
12 5 (3.14%) Juniper
12 5 (3.14%) Meraki
12 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.52%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.52%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.52%) Nimble Storage