Period
to 16 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Presales Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales Consultant
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 793 744 894
Rank change year-on-year -49 +150 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Presales Consultant 149 125 229
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 130 98 180
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,000 £38,250
25th Percentile £50,313 £57,813 £49,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £78,750 £84,063 £82,813
90th Percentile £95,500 £88,250 £91,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £63,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.73% +15.91% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 93,410 79,224 137,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 95.17% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67,577 64,322 110,876
10th Percentile £31,700 £30,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,105
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Presales Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Presales Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Presales Consultant in the UK

Presales Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Presales Consultant.

Salary trend for Presales Consultant in the UK

Presales Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Presales Consultant over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Presales Consultant in the UK

Presales Consultant
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 16 June 2021. 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
England -66 132 £62,500 -10.71% 18
UK excluding London -34 73 £55,000 -13.73% 15
London -44 54 £70,000 - 3
Work from Home -178 54 £62,500 -3.85% 8
South East -5 28 £62,500 +13.64% 6
West Midlands -32 20 £45,000 -34.55% 1
Midlands -48 20 £45,000 -34.55% 1
South West -44 13 £56,250 -19.64% 2
North of England -32 9 £55,000 -23.88% 4
Yorkshire -35 8 £52,500 -45.88% 2
Scotland - 3 £52,500 -
East of England -4 2 £55,000 -43.30% 3
North West -15 1 £55,000 +15.79% 2

Presales Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, Presales Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Presales Consultant in the job title.

1 149 (100.00%) Presales
2 59 (39.60%) Azure
3 57 (38.26%) Microsoft
4 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
5 35 (23.49%) Cisco
6 34 (22.82%) Microsoft 365
7 31 (20.81%) Windows
8 30 (20.13%) Finance
9 26 (17.45%) IaaS
10 23 (15.44%) AWS
10 23 (15.44%) Customer Requirements
11 22 (14.77%) VMware
12 21 (14.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (14.09%) SaaS
12 21 (14.09%) Presentation Skills
13 20 (13.42%) Marketing
14 19 (12.75%) Degree
15 17 (11.41%) Data Centre
15 17 (11.41%) SAN
16 15 (10.07%) Dell
16 15 (10.07%) Windows Server
17 14 (9.40%) Public Cloud
17 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
17 14 (9.40%) Veeam
18 13 (8.72%) PaaS
18 13 (8.72%) Business Development
18 13 (8.72%) CRM
19 12 (8.05%) Project Management
19 12 (8.05%) Telecoms
19 12 (8.05%) Citrix

Presales Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.70%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (1.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Infor SunSystems
1 3 (2.01%) NetSuite
1 3 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.34%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.34%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.67%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 59 (39.60%) Azure
2 34 (22.82%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (17.45%) IaaS
4 23 (15.44%) AWS
5 21 (14.09%) SaaS
6 13 (8.72%) PaaS
7 7 (4.70%) Cohesity
7 7 (4.70%) GCP
8 6 (4.03%) GitHub
9 5 (3.36%) Power Platform
10 4 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.34%) FinancialForce
13 1 (0.67%) Azure Sentinel
13 1 (0.67%) Google Workspace
13 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.67%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) SAN
2 11 (7.38%) Firewall
2 11 (7.38%) LAN
2 11 (7.38%) WAN
3 10 (6.71%) VPN
4 8 (5.37%) VoIP
4 8 (5.37%) Wireless
5 7 (4.70%) Cisco Firepower
6 6 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (4.03%) Unified Communications
6 6 (4.03%) WLAN
7 5 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.36%) Network Security
7 5 (3.36%) SD-WAN
7 5 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.68%) Skype
9 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.34%) DAB
10 2 (1.34%) DNS
10 2 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.34%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.67%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) GitLab
General
1 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
2 30 (20.13%) Finance
3 21 (14.09%) Presentation Skills
4 20 (13.42%) Marketing
5 12 (8.05%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.71%) Public Sector
7 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (5.37%) Legal
9 6 (4.03%) Banking
9 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
9 6 (4.03%) Retail
10 4 (2.68%) Automotive
10 4 (2.68%) Electronics
11 3 (2.01%) Games
11 3 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.34%) Law
12 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.67%) Advertising
13 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) .NET
1 7 (4.70%) CSS
1 7 (4.70%) HTML
2 6 (4.03%) .NET Core
2 6 (4.03%) HTML5
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.67%) Django
3 1 (0.67%) Java EE
3 1 (0.67%) jQuery
3 1 (0.67%) Kafka
3 1 (0.67%) Node.js
3 1 (0.67%) React
3 1 (0.67%) REST
3 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.67%) Servlets
3 1 (0.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.67%) WCF
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.40%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Licensing
5 7 (4.70%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Clustering
8 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.34%) Replication
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
8 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.67%) CCTV
9 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.81%) Windows
2 15 (10.07%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2019
4 4 (2.68%) Linux
5 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (100.00%) Presales
2 23 (15.44%) Customer Requirements
3 21 (14.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.72%) Business Development
4 13 (8.72%) CRM
5 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.05%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (8.05%) Project Management
6 11 (7.38%) B2B
6 11 (7.38%) DevOps
7 10 (6.71%) Migration
8 9 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (6.04%) Project Delivery
9 8 (5.37%) Analytics
9 8 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.37%) Commercial Awareness
9 8 (5.37%) DDoS Mitigation
9 8 (5.37%) ERP
9 8 (5.37%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.71%) SQL
2 9 (6.04%) C#
3 7 (4.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.36%) Java
5 3 (2.01%) C
5 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.01%) Python
6 2 (1.34%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.67%) Rust
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Degree
2 11 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.70%) CCNP
4 5 (3.36%) CCNA
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.01%) APMP
6 3 (2.01%) MCSE
6 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) CCIE
7 1 (0.67%) CISM
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.67%) PhD
7 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) PMO
2 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.67%) PSD2
3 1 (0.67%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) Hyper-V
1 12 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.68%) Docker
4 2 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.34%) vSphere
4 2 (1.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.70%) Ansible
3 6 (4.03%) Puppet
3 6 (4.03%) Terraform
4 4 (2.68%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 57 (38.26%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.49%) Cisco
3 22 (14.77%) VMware
4 15 (10.07%) Dell
5 14 (9.40%) Veeam
6 12 (8.05%) Citrix
7 8 (5.37%) CommVault
7 8 (5.37%) IBM
7 8 (5.37%) NetApp
7 8 (5.37%) SAP
7 8 (5.37%) Veritas
8 7 (4.70%) Databricks
8 7 (4.70%) EMC
8 7 (4.70%) HP
8 7 (4.70%) Oracle
8 7 (4.70%) Zerto
9 6 (4.03%) Cognizant
10 5 (3.36%) Avaya
10 5 (3.36%) Meraki
10 5 (3.36%) Mitel