Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 48 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Presales 143 134 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.98% 5.39% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 6.28% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 112 126 208
Reading median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.76% -7.20% -3.85%
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,125 £37,275
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £90,000
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -10.77% +4.00%

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 2,089 2,134 3,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 87.33% 85.77% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,767 1,681 2,673
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 54 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 40 (27.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
4 30 (20.98%) Windows
5 29 (20.28%) Office 365
6 26 (18.18%) Project Management
7 22 (15.38%) Migration
7 22 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (14.69%) Customer Engagement
8 21 (14.69%) IaaS
8 21 (14.69%) SCCM
9 20 (13.99%) Finance
9 20 (13.99%) SQL
10 19 (13.29%) SAP
10 19 (13.29%) Business Development
11 18 (12.59%) VMware
11 18 (12.59%) HP
11 18 (12.59%) Cisco
11 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (11.19%) DevOps
12 16 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (10.49%) Data Centre
13 15 (10.49%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (10.49%) Degree
14 14 (9.79%) Network Security
14 14 (9.79%) Marketing
15 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
15 13 (9.09%) Dell
15 13 (9.09%) MCSE
15 13 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA

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 12 (8.39%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.50%) Apache Solr
2 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.80%) JBoss
3 4 (2.80%) Liferay
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.80%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.10%) IIS
4 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (5.59%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (3.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (3.50%) NetSuite
4 5 (3.50%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.80%) SAP CO
5 4 (2.80%) SAP FI
5 4 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (2.80%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.40%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.70%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.70%) Sage 500
7 1 (0.70%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (20.28%) Office 365
3 21 (14.69%) IaaS
4 16 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (8.39%) PaaS
6 8 (5.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (4.90%) SaaS
8 5 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.40%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.40%) Serverless
11 1 (0.70%) GitHub
11 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.79%) Network Security
2 9 (6.29%) Firewall
2 9 (6.29%) Skype
2 9 (6.29%) VPN
3 7 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (4.90%) Internet
3 7 (4.90%) LAN
3 7 (4.90%) WAN
3 7 (4.90%) WLAN
4 5 (3.50%) NetScaler
4 5 (3.50%) Wireless
5 4 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.80%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.80%) IOS XR
6 2 (1.40%) MPLS
6 2 (1.40%) NAS
6 2 (1.40%) SAN
6 2 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.80%) Big Data
4 4 (2.80%) DB2
4 4 (2.80%) MySQL
4 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.70%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (13.99%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Marketing
3 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.29%) Advertising
5 7 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.50%) Retail
7 3 (2.10%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) French Language
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) German Language
8 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (46.15%) Consultant
2 29 (20.28%) Architect
3 27 (18.88%) Senior Consultant
4 18 (12.59%) Technical Consultant
5 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Consultant
5 15 (10.49%) Technical Architect
6 13 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
6 13 (9.09%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 12 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.29%) Lead Architect
8 9 (6.29%) Presales Consultant
9 8 (5.59%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
11 6 (4.20%) Exchange Consultant
12 5 (3.50%) SAP MM Consultant
12 5 (3.50%) SAP SD Consultant
12 5 (3.50%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
12 5 (3.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 5 (3.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) .NET
1 6 (4.20%) Middleware
2 5 (3.50%) J2EE
3 4 (2.80%) Lucene
3 4 (2.80%) MDX
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.80%) WebCenter
4 3 (2.10%) Web Services
5 2 (1.40%) HTML
5 2 (1.40%) JSON
5 2 (1.40%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.70%) JSF
6 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (10.49%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.20%) Clustering
5 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.20%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.50%) Robotics
7 4 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.80%) NHS
7 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.40%) Blog
9 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.40%) Smart City
10 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.98%) Windows
2 9 (6.29%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.20%) Linux
5 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Unix
7 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.18%) Project Management
2 22 (15.38%) Migration
3 21 (14.69%) Customer Engagement
4 19 (13.29%) Business Development
5 16 (11.19%) DevOps
6 15 (10.49%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (6.99%) ITIL
9 9 (6.29%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (5.59%) ERP
10 8 (5.59%) Product Management
11 7 (4.90%) CRM
12 6 (4.20%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (4.20%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.20%) SOA
12 6 (4.20%) Target Operating Model
12 6 (4.20%) Time Management
12 6 (4.20%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) SQL
2 8 (5.59%) C
3 6 (4.20%) Java
4 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.40%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) X++
6 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.49%) Degree
3 13 (9.09%) MCSE
4 9 (6.29%) CCNP
4 9 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.59%) CCNA
5 8 (5.59%) MCP
6 6 (4.20%) MCSA
7 5 (3.50%) CCSA
7 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.80%) ACCA
8 4 (2.80%) CCSE
8 4 (2.80%) CIMA
8 4 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.80%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (2.10%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.10%) NCIE
10 2 (1.40%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.10%) Docker
5 1 (0.70%) vCloud
5 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (14.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.80%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.10%) SCOM
4 3 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.29%) SAP
3 18 (12.59%) Cisco
3 18 (12.59%) HP
3 18 (12.59%) VMware
4 13 (9.09%) Dell
5 11 (7.69%) EMC
6 10 (6.99%) Citrix
6 10 (6.99%) NetApp
7 7 (4.90%) Oracle
8 5 (3.50%) F5
8 5 (3.50%) IBM
8 5 (3.50%) Meraki
9 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.80%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (2.80%) Symantec
10 3 (2.10%) Epicor
10 3 (2.10%) Juniper
10 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com