Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Presales Consultant was £63,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 820 779 834
Rank change year-on-year -41 +55 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Presales Consultant 288 413 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 209 309 300
UK median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £38,625
90th Percentile £90,000 £84,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -13.04%

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 144,987 166,586 171,710
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,903 135,185 143,002
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -28 263 £60,000 -4.00% 65
London +11 165 £65,000 -7.14% 32
UK excluding London -5 97 £55,000 - 38
South East -3 54 £57,500 -4.17% 12
Midlands +42 25 £45,000 -25.00% 7
West Midlands +51 21 £45,000 -25.00% 4
South West +7 7 £70,000 +21.74% 5
North of England +17 5 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West +27 4 £60,000 +14.29% 4
East of England +4 4 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East Midlands - 4 £67,500 - 3
Scotland +6 3 - - 3
Yorkshire +14 1 £67,500 +22.73%

Presales Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Presales
2 81 (28.13%) Finance
3 69 (23.96%) Degree
4 63 (21.88%) Firewall
5 51 (17.71%) Cisco
6 49 (17.01%) Microsoft
6 49 (17.01%) Customer Requirements
7 36 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 35 (12.15%) Windows
8 35 (12.15%) Product Management
8 35 (12.15%) SaaS
9 34 (11.81%) Marketing
10 33 (11.46%) MPLS
11 32 (11.11%) WAN
11 32 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (10.76%) Business Development
12 31 (10.76%) Banking
13 30 (10.42%) VMware
14 29 (10.07%) VPLS
14 29 (10.07%) Service Delivery
15 27 (9.38%) LAN
16 26 (9.03%) B2B
17 25 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (8.33%) Fintech
19 23 (7.99%) SQL
19 23 (7.99%) ERP
19 23 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (7.64%) Computer Science
20 22 (7.64%) Cisco Certification

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 8 (2.78%) CMS
1 8 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (2.08%) Drupal
2 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.74%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.39%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.15%) SaaS
2 24 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.60%) Office 365
4 18 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (5.90%) IaaS
6 13 (4.51%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (4.17%) PaaS
8 7 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (21.88%) Firewall
2 33 (11.46%) MPLS
3 32 (11.11%) WAN
4 29 (10.07%) VPLS
5 27 (9.38%) LAN
6 18 (6.25%) VPN
7 16 (5.56%) Wireless
8 11 (3.82%) Network Security
9 10 (3.47%) IPsec
9 10 (3.47%) WebEx
10 8 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.43%) SAN
12 6 (2.08%) Cisco Firepower
12 6 (2.08%) OSPF
12 6 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.74%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (1.74%) Internet
13 5 (1.74%) VoIP
13 5 (1.74%) WLAN
14 4 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.74%) Power BI
4 3 (1.04%) Big Data
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.35%) QlikView
General
1 81 (28.13%) Finance
2 36 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 34 (11.81%) Marketing
4 31 (10.76%) Banking
5 14 (4.86%) German Language
6 12 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 9 (3.13%) French Language
7 9 (3.13%) Retail
8 6 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.08%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.74%) Advertising
9 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.74%) Legal
10 4 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Billing
11 2 (0.69%) Electronics
11 2 (0.69%) Law
11 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.39%) REST
1 4 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (0.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.35%) COM
2 1 (0.35%) HTML
2 1 (0.35%) JSON
2 1 (0.35%) LDAP
2 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (8.33%) Fintech
3 16 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.82%) Reinsurance
6 10 (3.47%) Blog
7 8 (2.78%) e-Learning
8 7 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (2.08%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.04%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.35%) EMV
13 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.15%) Windows
2 13 (4.51%) Linux
3 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.69%) Unix
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.35%) HPUX
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (100.00%) Presales
2 49 (17.01%) Customer Requirements
3 35 (12.15%) Product Management
4 32 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (10.76%) Business Development
6 29 (10.07%) Service Delivery
7 26 (9.03%) B2B
8 23 (7.99%) ERP
9 22 (7.64%) Computer Science
10 20 (6.94%) Information Security
11 18 (6.25%) CRM
12 16 (5.56%) Project Management
12 16 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.21%) Value Proposition
14 14 (4.86%) Mathematics
15 13 (4.51%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (4.51%) ITIL
15 13 (4.51%) Machine Learning
15 13 (4.51%) Physics
16 12 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.99%) SQL
2 21 (7.29%) C
3 8 (2.78%) C#
4 2 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (23.96%) Degree
2 22 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (5.21%) CCNP
5 11 (3.82%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.78%) CCIE
7 5 (1.74%) CCDA
7 5 (1.74%) JNCIP
7 5 (1.74%) JNCIS
7 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.74%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.39%) CCIE Security
9 3 (1.04%) CCNA
9 3 (1.04%) CISSP
10 2 (0.69%) MCSE
10 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.35%) ACCA
11 1 (0.35%) CCDP
11 1 (0.35%) CCSP
11 1 (0.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.90%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) CASB
3 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (17.71%) Cisco
2 49 (17.01%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.42%) VMware
4 18 (6.25%) Juniper
5 17 (5.90%) Palo Alto
6 15 (5.21%) CheckPoint
7 14 (4.86%) Fortinet
8 8 (2.78%) Virgin Media
9 7 (2.43%) Aruba
9 7 (2.43%) F5
9 7 (2.43%) HP
9 7 (2.43%) NetApp
10 6 (2.08%) Adobe
10 6 (2.08%) Oracle
10 6 (2.08%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.74%) CommVault
11 5 (1.74%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.74%) Lotus
11 5 (1.74%) Nokia
11 5 (1.74%) SAP