Period
to 19 April 2018

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

Presales
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 100 83
Rank change year-on-year -54 -17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Presales 700 910 1,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.22% 3.02% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.44% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 469 684 1,045
South East median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 28,104 26,485 34,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.98% 87.78% 88.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23,227 21,807 29,180
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in the South East

Presales
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Presales in the South East

Presales
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in the South East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in the South East

Presales
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Thames Valley -32 377 £60,000 - 41
Berkshire -18 312 £60,000 -4.00% 37
Surrey -50 113 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Hampshire -49 108 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Buckinghamshire -12 42 £57,500 -4.17% 2
East Sussex -40 23 £77,500 +24.00% 1
West Sussex +4 22 £65,000 +1.56% 2
Oxfordshire -44 20 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Kent +6 7 £31,250 -43.18%
Middlesex +6 6 £52,500 -10.64%
Home Counties +4 1 £60,000 -
Sussex -20 1 £62,500 +4.17%
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Presales.

1 194 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 133 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (18.57%) Cisco
4 128 (18.29%) VMware
5 127 (18.14%) Finance
6 101 (14.43%) Windows
7 99 (14.14%) Data Centre
8 97 (13.86%) SAP
9 96 (13.71%) SQL
10 93 (13.29%) Degree
11 91 (13.00%) ITIL
12 89 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
13 86 (12.29%) Project Management
14 77 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 76 (10.86%) Self-Motivation
16 74 (10.57%) Active Directory
17 73 (10.43%) HP
17 73 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
18 72 (10.29%) WAN
19 70 (10.00%) Windows Server
20 68 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
20 68 (9.71%) Business Development
21 66 (9.43%) Migration
21 66 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
22 64 (9.14%) ERP
22 64 (9.14%) Customer Requirements
23 61 (8.71%) SQL Server
24 60 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
25 59 (8.43%) Marketing
26 58 (8.29%) CRM

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 43 (6.14%) IIS
2 23 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.86%) Skype for Business
6 11 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.14%) Apache
8 7 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.57%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.43%) Liferay
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.29%) CMS
11 2 (0.29%) Confluence
11 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.29%) JBoss
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.00%) Autodesk Inventor
4 15 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (6.29%) SAP FI
2 36 (5.14%) SAP CO
2 36 (5.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 33 (4.71%) SAP HR
3 33 (4.71%) SAP MM
3 33 (4.71%) SAP PM
4 21 (3.00%) SAP GTS
4 21 (3.00%) SAP PS
4 21 (3.00%) SAP R/3
5 17 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (2.00%) Sage X3
7 12 (1.71%) Maximo
7 12 (1.71%) Primavera
7 12 (1.71%) SAP EHS
7 12 (1.71%) SAP PLM
7 12 (1.71%) SAP QM
7 12 (1.71%) SAP SD
8 9 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (1.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 133 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (7.29%) IaaS
4 49 (7.00%) Office 365
5 47 (6.71%) SaaS
6 27 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (3.14%) Serverless
8 20 (2.86%) PaaS
9 15 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
10 14 (2.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 12 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.86%) GitHub
13 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.71%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.43%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.29%) WAN
2 56 (8.00%) Wireless
3 52 (7.43%) LAN
4 49 (7.00%) Network Security
5 40 (5.71%) MPLS
6 39 (5.57%) Cisco ASA
7 38 (5.43%) VPN
8 37 (5.29%) WLAN
9 35 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 32 (4.57%) SNMP
11 31 (4.43%) DNS
11 31 (4.43%) OSPF
12 30 (4.29%) Ethernet
13 29 (4.14%) BGP
13 29 (4.14%) DHCP
13 29 (4.14%) SSL
13 29 (4.14%) VLAN
14 24 (3.43%) Internet
14 24 (3.43%) Wireshark
15 22 (3.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.00%) GIS
3 26 (3.71%) Big Data
4 21 (3.00%) Power BI
5 15 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (2.14%) MySQL
6 14 (2.00%) Data Lake
7 13 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.71%) QlikView
12 5 (0.71%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.43%) CorVu
14 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (3.43%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.14%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.71%) JIRA
6 4 (0.57%) Ant
6 4 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.57%) JMeter
6 4 (0.57%) LoadUI
6 4 (0.57%) Maven
6 4 (0.57%) Selenium
6 4 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.57%) Subversion
6 4 (0.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.14%) Hudson
7 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 127 (18.14%) Finance
2 59 (8.43%) Marketing
3 58 (8.29%) Telecoms
4 55 (7.86%) Retail
5 39 (5.57%) Manufacturing
6 36 (5.14%) German Language
7 24 (3.43%) Advertising
8 21 (3.00%) Aerospace
9 20 (2.86%) Publishing
10 18 (2.57%) Italian Language
11 17 (2.43%) Banking
12 14 (2.00%) Billing
13 12 (1.71%) French Language
13 12 (1.71%) Spanish Language
14 10 (1.43%) Games
15 8 (1.14%) Legal
16 7 (1.00%) Electronics
17 6 (0.86%) Dutch Language
17 6 (0.86%) Front Office
18 5 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 278 (39.71%) Consultant
2 140 (20.00%) Architect
3 88 (12.57%) Solutions Architect
4 80 (11.43%) Presales Consultant
5 77 (11.00%) Technical Consultant
6 45 (6.43%) Cloud Architect
7 37 (5.29%) SAP Consultant
8 34 (4.86%) Security Architect
8 34 (4.86%) Security Solutions Architect
8 34 (4.86%) Senior Consultant
9 32 (4.57%) ERP Consultant
9 32 (4.57%) Implementation Consultant
9 32 (4.57%) Presales Solution Architect
10 31 (4.43%) Analyst
11 25 (3.57%) Presales Engineer
12 24 (3.43%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.43%) ERP Implementation Consultant
13 23 (3.29%) Junior
14 21 (3.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 21 (3.00%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.71%) .NET
2 33 (4.71%) BAPI
2 33 (4.71%) IDoc
3 21 (3.00%) Web Services
4 14 (2.00%) SOAP
5 12 (1.71%) XML
6 10 (1.43%) REST
7 9 (1.29%) HTML
8 7 (1.00%) CSS
9 5 (0.71%) J2EE
9 5 (0.71%) LDAP
9 5 (0.71%) Middleware
10 3 (0.43%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.43%) JSON
10 3 (0.43%) WebCenter
11 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.29%) jQuery
11 2 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 89 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (10.86%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 19 (2.71%) Driving Licence
8 17 (2.43%) FlexPod
9 15 (2.14%) Private Cloud
10 14 (2.00%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.71%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.57%) Life Science
13 11 (1.57%) User Experience
14 9 (1.29%) Public Cloud
15 8 (1.14%) Contactless
15 8 (1.14%) EMV
16 6 (0.86%) Grid Computing
16 6 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.43%) Windows
2 70 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 42 (6.00%) Linux
4 12 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.29%) Unix
6 8 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.57%) Android
8 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.29%) Debian
10 2 (0.29%) Fedora
10 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (13.00%) ITIL
2 86 (12.29%) Project Management
3 68 (9.71%) Business Development
4 66 (9.43%) Migration
4 66 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (9.14%) Customer Requirements
5 64 (9.14%) ERP
6 60 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (8.29%) CRM
8 52 (7.43%) Service Delivery
9 47 (6.71%) SDLC
10 46 (6.57%) Analytics
11 45 (6.43%) Document Management
12 40 (5.71%) ITIL V3
12 40 (5.71%) SIEM
13 38 (5.43%) Load Balancing
14 37 (5.29%) Configuration Management
15 34 (4.86%) CAD
16 33 (4.71%) B2B
16 33 (4.71%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 96 (13.71%) SQL
2 50 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 33 (4.71%) Java
4 27 (3.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.43%) C#
6 21 (3.00%) Perl
7 19 (2.71%) VBA
8 14 (2.00%) U-SQL
9 9 (1.29%) PHP
10 7 (1.00%) X++
11 5 (0.71%) C
11 5 (0.71%) C++
12 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.43%) Python
13 1 (0.14%) Java 8
13 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.14%) Ruby
13 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (13.29%) Degree
2 68 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (7.14%) CCNP
4 37 (5.29%) CCDP
4 37 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (4.29%) CISSP
6 29 (4.14%) Security Cleared
7 26 (3.71%) CCIE
8 25 (3.57%) MCSE
9 22 (3.14%) CCNA
10 20 (2.86%) CCSE
10 20 (2.86%) IISP
10 20 (2.86%) ISSAP
10 20 (2.86%) JNCIP
11 18 (2.57%) SC Cleared
11 18 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (1.43%) MCP
15 8 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.14%) QA
2 15 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.57%) SLA
5 8 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.00%) GAMP
7 5 (0.71%) GDPR
8 3 (0.43%) EFQM
9 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.29%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 77 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (10.57%) Active Directory
3 57 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (2.00%) XenApp
6 12 (1.71%) VMware NSX
6 12 (1.71%) vSphere
7 7 (1.00%) Docker
8 3 (0.43%) vCloud
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (3.14%) SCCM
2 21 (3.00%) QRadar
3 17 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (1.71%) CASB
5 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (1.29%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.86%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.71%) Ansible
9 4 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.57%) SCOM
9 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.57%) vRealize
10 3 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.43%) Puppet
10 3 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.29%) Terraform
12 1 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 194 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 130 (18.57%) Cisco
3 128 (18.29%) VMware
4 97 (13.86%) SAP
5 73 (10.43%) HP
6 56 (8.00%) Oracle
7 52 (7.43%) Fortinet
8 47 (6.71%) CheckPoint
9 46 (6.57%) Citrix
9 46 (6.57%) IBM
10 45 (6.43%) Juniper
11 34 (4.86%) F5
12 29 (4.14%) Splunk
13 28 (4.00%) Aruba
14 26 (3.71%) Sage
15 25 (3.57%) Symantec
16 24 (3.43%) Meraki
16 24 (3.43%) Palo Alto
17 22 (3.14%) LogRhythm
18 20 (2.86%) Forcepoint