Period
to 19 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -53 -7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Presales 705 994 1,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.24% 3.20% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.67% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 488 713 1,030
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -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 27,580 27,075 36,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.64% 87.19% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,801 22,160 30,353
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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 -34 372 £60,000 -6.25% 37
Berkshire -24 315 £60,000 -6.25% 27
Hampshire -64 109 £52,000 -5.45% 15
Surrey -46 108 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East Sussex -13 32 £80,000 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 31 £50,000 -16.67% 9
Oxfordshire -42 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Sussex +5 18 £65,000 +1.56% 2
Middlesex +12 17 £52,500 +5.00%
Kent +21 11 £51,750 -1.43%
Sussex - 3 £70,000 -
Home Counties +8 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 178 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 128 (18.16%) Finance
3 125 (17.73%) Cisco
3 125 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (16.88%) Degree
5 118 (16.74%) VMware
6 108 (15.32%) SQL
7 96 (13.62%) Windows
8 94 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 87 (12.34%) ITIL
10 81 (11.49%) Project Management
10 81 (11.49%) SAP
10 81 (11.49%) Data Centre
11 80 (11.35%) Customer Requirements
12 73 (10.35%) SDLC
13 71 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
13 71 (10.07%) QA
14 70 (9.93%) Active Directory
15 69 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
15 69 (9.79%) WAN
15 69 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 67 (9.50%) Windows Server
17 66 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
18 62 (8.79%) LAN
18 62 (8.79%) HP
18 62 (8.79%) Marketing
19 59 (8.37%) Retail
19 59 (8.37%) CRM
20 58 (8.23%) SaaS
21 57 (8.09%) Migration

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 27 (3.83%) IIS
2 19 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 18 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.13%) Apache
8 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.43%) CMS
9 3 (0.43%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.14%) Liferay
11 1 (0.14%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.26%) Autodesk Inventor
3 22 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (5.53%) SAP FI
2 33 (4.68%) SAP CO
2 33 (4.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (4.11%) SAP HR
3 29 (4.11%) SAP MM
3 29 (4.11%) SAP PM
4 23 (3.26%) SAP GTS
4 23 (3.26%) SAP PS
4 23 (3.26%) SAP R/3
5 15 (2.13%) Sage X3
6 14 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (1.28%) SAP Business One
9 8 (1.13%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.85%) Maximo
10 6 (0.85%) Primavera
10 6 (0.85%) SAP EHS
10 6 (0.85%) SAP QM
10 6 (0.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 125 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (8.23%) SaaS
4 50 (7.09%) Office 365
5 36 (5.11%) IaaS
6 31 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (3.26%) Serverless
8 17 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (2.13%) PaaS
10 13 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.84%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (1.84%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 11 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.99%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.99%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.99%) Datadog
15 5 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (9.79%) WAN
2 62 (8.79%) LAN
3 49 (6.95%) VPN
4 46 (6.52%) Wireless
5 44 (6.24%) Firewall
6 43 (6.10%) Network Security
7 42 (5.96%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (5.53%) TCP/IP
9 37 (5.25%) MPLS
10 35 (4.96%) WLAN
11 28 (3.97%) Skype
12 26 (3.69%) SSL
13 25 (3.55%) SNMP
14 24 (3.40%) IPsec
15 23 (3.26%) Ethernet
15 23 (3.26%) OSPF
16 22 (3.12%) BGP
16 22 (3.12%) SAN
17 21 (2.98%) VLAN
17 21 (2.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.82%) GIS
3 22 (3.12%) Big Data
4 17 (2.41%) Power BI
5 14 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (1.84%) Data Lake
7 9 (1.28%) MySQL
8 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.28%) QlikView
13 2 (0.28%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.12%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (1.56%) Hudson
6 7 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.71%) JIRA
9 2 (0.28%) Ant
9 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.28%) JMeter
9 2 (0.28%) LoadUI
9 2 (0.28%) Maven
9 2 (0.28%) Selenium
9 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.28%) Subversion
9 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.14%) gulp
General
1 128 (18.16%) Finance
2 62 (8.79%) Marketing
3 59 (8.37%) Retail
4 51 (7.23%) Telecoms
5 37 (5.25%) Manufacturing
6 36 (5.11%) German Language
7 29 (4.11%) Banking
8 25 (3.55%) Aerospace
9 24 (3.40%) Front Office
10 23 (3.26%) Legal
11 17 (2.41%) Publishing
12 11 (1.56%) Advertising
12 11 (1.56%) Billing
13 7 (0.99%) Games
14 6 (0.85%) Electronics
14 6 (0.85%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.57%) French Language
16 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 283 (40.14%) Consultant
2 148 (20.99%) Architect
3 91 (12.91%) Presales Consultant
4 87 (12.34%) Solutions Architect
5 68 (9.65%) Technical Consultant
6 41 (5.82%) Cloud Architect
7 33 (4.68%) Security Consultant
8 31 (4.40%) SAP Consultant
9 29 (4.11%) Analyst
9 29 (4.11%) Implementation Consultant
10 28 (3.97%) Junior
10 28 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
11 24 (3.40%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 24 (3.40%) SAP PM Consultant
11 24 (3.40%) Technical Presales Consultant
12 23 (3.26%) IT Consultant
12 23 (3.26%) SAP PLM Consultant
13 22 (3.12%) ERP Consultant
14 19 (2.70%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.68%) .NET
2 31 (4.40%) SOAP
2 31 (4.40%) Web Services
3 30 (4.26%) REST
4 29 (4.11%) BAPI
4 29 (4.11%) IDoc
5 20 (2.84%) Middleware
6 15 (2.13%) XML
7 11 (1.56%) JSON
8 9 (1.28%) HTML
9 8 (1.13%) CSS
10 6 (0.85%) J2EE
10 6 (0.85%) jQuery
10 6 (0.85%) Kafka
11 5 (0.71%) LDAP
12 4 (0.57%) Node.js
13 3 (0.43%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (11.49%) Data Centre
3 71 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (7.66%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.40%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.26%) Driving Licence
7 22 (3.12%) Private Cloud
8 14 (1.99%) User Experience
8 14 (1.99%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
9 12 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (1.56%) Robotics
10 11 (1.56%) Tandem
11 10 (1.42%) CCTV
11 10 (1.42%) Social Media
12 9 (1.28%) FlexPod
12 9 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
13 8 (1.13%) Life Science
14 7 (0.99%) Clustering
14 7 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (13.62%) Windows
2 67 (9.50%) Windows Server
3 41 (5.82%) Linux
4 16 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.70%) Android
5 12 (1.70%) Unix
6 10 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.99%) Solaris
7 7 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.28%) Debian
10 2 (0.28%) Fedora
10 2 (0.28%) VMS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (12.34%) ITIL
2 81 (11.49%) Project Management
3 80 (11.35%) Customer Requirements
4 73 (10.35%) SDLC
5 69 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (8.37%) CRM
7 57 (8.09%) Migration
8 56 (7.94%) ERP
9 55 (7.80%) Business Development
10 54 (7.66%) Service Delivery
11 50 (7.09%) Configuration Management
12 42 (5.96%) Analytics
13 41 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (5.82%) Time Management
14 37 (5.25%) Use Case
15 36 (5.11%) Document Management
16 33 (4.68%) SIEM
17 31 (4.40%) Information Security
18 30 (4.26%) CAD
19 29 (4.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 108 (15.32%) SQL
2 49 (6.95%) Java
3 42 (5.96%) PowerShell
4 39 (5.53%) JavaScript
5 27 (3.83%) C#
6 17 (2.41%) Perl
7 13 (1.84%) U-SQL
8 10 (1.42%) Python
8 10 (1.42%) VBA
9 8 (1.13%) PHP
10 7 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.99%) C++
11 6 (0.85%) C
12 5 (0.71%) Ruby
13 4 (0.57%) X++
14 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.14%) R
14 1 (0.14%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 119 (16.88%) Degree
2 48 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (4.82%) CCNP
5 30 (4.26%) MCSE
6 27 (3.83%) Security Cleared
7 26 (3.69%) CISSP
8 21 (2.98%) CCDP
9 20 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 19 (2.70%) CCNA
10 19 (2.70%) MCP
11 16 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (1.99%) CCSE
13 12 (1.70%) IISP
13 12 (1.70%) ISSAP
13 12 (1.70%) JNCIP
13 12 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (1.70%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.56%) CCIE
14 11 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.07%) QA
2 17 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.84%) SLA
4 11 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.71%) GDPR
7 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.28%) GAMP
8 2 (0.28%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 70 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 69 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.99%) Docker
6 12 (1.70%) XenApp
7 11 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.56%) vSphere
8 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.43%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.14%) NFS
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (2.70%) Ansible
2 18 (2.55%) Puppet
3 17 (2.41%) SCCM
4 16 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.84%) Terraform
6 12 (1.70%) Kubernetes
6 12 (1.70%) QRadar
7 11 (1.56%) Mesos
7 11 (1.56%) rkt
8 10 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.99%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.71%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.71%) Grafana
11 5 (0.71%) Nagios
11 5 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.71%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.71%) SCOM
12 4 (0.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 178 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 125 (17.73%) Cisco
3 118 (16.74%) VMware
4 81 (11.49%) SAP
5 62 (8.79%) HP
6 39 (5.53%) Fortinet
7 38 (5.39%) Oracle
8 34 (4.82%) CheckPoint
8 34 (4.82%) Citrix
9 33 (4.68%) IBM
10 32 (4.54%) Juniper
11 27 (3.83%) Sage
12 23 (3.26%) F5
13 21 (2.98%) Splunk
13 21 (2.98%) Symantec
14 19 (2.70%) Aruba
15 17 (2.41%) 3PAR
15 17 (2.41%) Meraki
16 16 (2.27%) Palo Alto
17 15 (2.13%) LogRhythm