Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Presales 112 263 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.61% 7.89% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 8.98% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 96 164 153
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +21.74% -4.17%
10th Percentile £46,875 £42,500 £37,600
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £68,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -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 2068 2928 3948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.03% 87.82% 86.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1673 2154 3132
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £29,240 £28,825 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Presales in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Presales also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Presales.

1 26 (23.21%) Degree
2 24 (21.43%) Cisco
3 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
4 22 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (18.75%) CRM
6 16 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 15 (13.39%) VPN
7 15 (13.39%) SQL
7 15 (13.39%) Legal
8 14 (12.50%) ITIL
8 14 (12.50%) Office 365
8 14 (12.50%) Data Management
8 14 (12.50%) Marketing
9 13 (11.61%) Business Development
9 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
9 13 (11.61%) Firewall
9 13 (11.61%) Retail
10 12 (10.71%) LAN
10 12 (10.71%) Skype for Business
11 11 (9.82%) WAN
11 11 (9.82%) Finance
12 10 (8.93%) SLA
12 10 (8.93%) Windows
12 10 (8.93%) Unified Communications
12 10 (8.93%) SaaS
12 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
12 10 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (8.04%) Customer Requirements
13 9 (8.04%) Skype

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 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (6.25%) SAP HCM
1 7 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.50%) Office 365
3 10 (8.93%) SaaS
4 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.46%) IaaS
7 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.57%) Yammer
8 2 (1.79%) Boomi
9 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) VPN
2 13 (11.61%) Firewall
3 12 (10.71%) LAN
4 11 (9.82%) WAN
5 10 (8.93%) Unified Communications
6 9 (8.04%) Skype
7 8 (7.14%) WLAN
8 7 (6.25%) VoIP
9 6 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (5.36%) IPsec
9 6 (5.36%) SSL
10 5 (4.46%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (4.46%) DMVPN
10 5 (4.46%) FWSM
10 5 (4.46%) MPLS
10 5 (4.46%) RFID
11 4 (3.57%) Wireless
12 3 (2.68%) Network Security
12 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) Big Data
1 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.39%) Legal
3 14 (12.50%) Marketing
4 13 (11.61%) Retail
5 11 (9.82%) Finance
6 9 (8.04%) Banking
7 5 (4.46%) Digital Economy
7 5 (4.46%) German Language
8 2 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (47.32%) Consultant
2 19 (16.96%) Presales Consultant
3 16 (14.29%) Architect
4 14 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 8 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Presales Manager
7 7 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Unified Communications Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Sales Representative
9 5 (4.46%) SIEM Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Software Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Splunk Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Telesales Representative
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) HTML
2 4 (3.57%) Web Services
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) .NET
4 2 (1.79%) REST
4 2 (1.79%) SOAP
5 1 (0.89%) COM
5 1 (0.89%) CSS
5 1 (0.89%) CSS3
5 1 (0.89%) HTML5
5 1 (0.89%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.14%) Robotics
3 8 (7.14%) Tandem
4 5 (4.46%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (4.46%) Social Media
5 3 (2.68%) Clustering
5 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) iPad
5 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) FMCG
6 2 (1.79%) Social Network
7 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.89%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Android
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.36%) Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Unix
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) CRM
2 14 (12.50%) Data Management
2 14 (12.50%) ITIL
3 13 (11.61%) Business Development
4 9 (8.04%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (8.04%) Time Management
5 8 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (7.14%) Information Security
5 8 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 7 (6.25%) ITSM
6 7 (6.25%) Project Management
7 6 (5.36%) ERP
7 6 (5.36%) Migration
7 6 (5.36%) Product Management
7 6 (5.36%) Security Architecture
7 6 (5.36%) Use Case
8 5 (4.46%) Defensive Programming
8 5 (4.46%) SIEM
8 5 (4.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.79%) C
4 2 (1.79%) C#
4 2 (1.79%) Scala
5 1 (0.89%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.89%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.89%) Python
5 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.14%) CISSP
4 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.36%) CISM
5 6 (5.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.57%) CCDP
7 4 (3.57%) CCNA
7 4 (3.57%) CCNP
7 4 (3.57%) Master's Degree
8 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.89%) CCIE
9 1 (0.89%) CISA
9 1 (0.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.89%) MCSE
9 1 (0.89%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) SLA
2 7 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) GDPR
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.89%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) HDFS
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (6.25%) SCCM
3 5 (4.46%) Nessus
3 5 (4.46%) Nmap
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.89%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Cisco
2 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.25%) SAP
4 6 (5.36%) Juniper
4 6 (5.36%) Meraki
5 5 (4.46%) Blue Prism
5 5 (4.46%) NetWitness
5 5 (4.46%) Qualys
5 5 (4.46%) Splunk
6 4 (3.57%) IPFX
6 4 (3.57%) Symantec
7 3 (2.68%) BroadSoft
7 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.68%) VMware
7 3 (2.68%) Zeacom
8 2 (1.79%) Dell
8 2 (1.79%) F5
8 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.79%) HP
8 2 (1.79%) Huawei