Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Presales Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 800 795
Rank change year-on-year -22 -5 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Presales Consultant 327 397 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 243 321 381
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £112,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% -6.82%

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 157,885 166,786 183,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,253 133,641 154,192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Presales Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales Consultant in the UK

Presales Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Presales Consultant in the UK

Presales Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales Consultant over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales Consultant in the UK

Presales Consultant
Top 12 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 15 October 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
England -46 291 £62,500 +4.17% 53
London +23 184 £65,000 -3.70% 26
UK excluding London -50 96 £57,500 +4.55% 33
South East -14 42 £67,500 +17.39% 17
Midlands +21 25 £45,000 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +30 22 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North of England +24 15 £75,000 +46.34% 6
North West +9 14 £75,000 +36.36% 5
South West +1 11 £55,000 -8.33%
East of England -26 4 £53,750 +2.38% 2
East Midlands -4 3 £68,750 +137.07%
Yorkshire +28 1 £47,500 +5.56%

Presales Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Presales
2 74 (22.63%) Finance
3 69 (21.10%) Degree
4 64 (19.57%) Cisco
5 56 (17.13%) Microsoft
6 52 (15.90%) Marketing
7 50 (15.29%) Firewall
8 49 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (14.37%) Customer Requirements
10 46 (14.07%) VMware
11 45 (13.76%) WAN
11 45 (13.76%) Product Management
11 45 (13.76%) SaaS
12 42 (12.84%) LAN
13 41 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (12.23%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (11.62%) Cisco Certification
16 36 (11.01%) ERP
17 34 (10.40%) Computer Science
18 33 (10.09%) MPLS
19 31 (9.48%) CCNP
20 30 (9.17%) Wireless
21 29 (8.87%) Telecoms
21 29 (8.87%) Windows
22 28 (8.56%) SQL
23 27 (8.26%) SAN
23 27 (8.26%) Banking
24 26 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
25 25 (7.65%) NetApp
25 25 (7.65%) CRM

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 11 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.06%) Skype for Business
3 9 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.83%) CMS
5 6 (1.83%) Drupal
6 3 (0.92%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.92%) Appian
6 3 (0.92%) Documentum
6 3 (0.92%) JBoss
6 3 (0.92%) Liferay
6 3 (0.92%) LiveLink
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.92%) ProjectWise
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (7.03%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.14%) assyst
4 3 (0.92%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.61%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.31%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (13.76%) SaaS
2 24 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (6.12%) Dynamics 365
4 16 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.89%) IaaS
5 11 (3.36%) Office 365
6 10 (3.06%) PaaS
7 4 (1.22%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.92%) Force.com
8 3 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.29%) Firewall
2 45 (13.76%) WAN
3 42 (12.84%) LAN
4 33 (10.09%) MPLS
5 30 (9.17%) Wireless
6 27 (8.26%) SAN
7 19 (5.81%) VPLS
8 17 (5.20%) Internet
8 17 (5.20%) Network Security
9 16 (4.89%) VPN
9 16 (4.89%) WLAN
10 14 (4.28%) IP Telephony
11 12 (3.67%) IPsec
11 12 (3.67%) NGN
12 11 (3.36%) Unified Communications
13 10 (3.06%) Skype
14 9 (2.75%) Cisco Firepower
14 9 (2.75%) OSPF
15 8 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (2.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.22%) MySQL
3 3 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (0.92%) DB2
3 3 (0.92%) Firebird
3 3 (0.92%) MS Access
3 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.31%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (22.63%) Finance
2 52 (15.90%) Marketing
3 29 (8.87%) Telecoms
4 27 (8.26%) Banking
5 19 (5.81%) Retail Banking
6 15 (4.59%) German Language
6 15 (4.59%) Retail
7 12 (3.67%) French Language
8 9 (2.75%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.14%) Advertising
10 6 (1.83%) Legal
10 6 (1.83%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (1.53%) Publishing
11 5 (1.53%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.61%) Billing
12 2 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.61%) Electronics
12 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.61%) Law
12 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.14%) .NET
1 7 (2.14%) Middleware
2 6 (1.83%) LDAP
3 5 (1.53%) Web Services
4 4 (1.22%) J2EE
4 4 (1.22%) REST
5 3 (0.92%) COM
5 3 (0.92%) JSON
5 3 (0.92%) Lucene
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.92%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.61%) XML
7 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.23%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 26 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.73%) Data Centre
5 18 (5.50%) Blog
5 18 (5.50%) Fintech
6 15 (4.59%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.75%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.22%) EMV
12 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.92%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.87%) Windows
2 17 (5.20%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.98%) Linux
3 13 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (100.00%) Presales
2 49 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (14.37%) Customer Requirements
4 45 (13.76%) Product Management
5 36 (11.01%) ERP
6 25 (7.65%) CRM
7 22 (6.73%) ITIL
8 21 (6.42%) Value Proposition
9 18 (5.50%) B2B
10 17 (5.20%) Project Management
10 17 (5.20%) Time Management
11 16 (4.89%) Business Development
11 16 (4.89%) Service Delivery
11 16 (4.89%) Service Management
12 15 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.67%) Decision-Making
14 12 (3.67%) Load Balancing
14 12 (3.67%) PQQ
15 11 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.56%) SQL
2 14 (4.28%) Java
3 9 (2.75%) C#
4 7 (2.14%) C
5 6 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.53%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.22%) Python
8 3 (0.92%) X++
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (21.10%) Degree
2 38 (11.62%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (9.48%) CCNP
4 19 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (4.28%) CCDP
6 12 (3.67%) Master's Degree
7 10 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.14%) CCNA
9 4 (1.22%) CCSP
9 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.22%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.92%) ACCA
10 3 (0.92%) CCDA
10 3 (0.92%) CCIE
10 3 (0.92%) CIMA
10 3 (0.92%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.92%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.75%) COBIT
2 7 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.22%) GDPR
4 4 (1.22%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) DICOM
6 1 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 41 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.75%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (2.45%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.92%) Docker
7 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) QRadar
1 5 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.22%) SCOM
3 3 (0.92%) Ansible
3 3 (0.92%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.92%) Puppet
3 3 (0.92%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.92%) Terraform
3 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.31%) CASB
4 1 (0.31%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (19.57%) Cisco
2 56 (17.13%) Microsoft
3 46 (14.07%) VMware
4 25 (7.65%) NetApp
5 24 (7.34%) Juniper
6 22 (6.73%) Fortinet
7 16 (4.89%) Citrix
7 16 (4.89%) HP
8 15 (4.59%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (3.06%) F5
11 9 (2.75%) Oracle
11 9 (2.75%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.75%) SolarWinds
11 9 (2.75%) SonicWALL
12 8 (2.45%) SAP
13 7 (2.14%) Adobe
13 7 (2.14%) Meraki
14 6 (1.83%) Dell
14 6 (1.83%) EMC