Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Sales Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Sales Engineer
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1110 1156 1204
Rank change year-on-year +46 +48 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Engineer 73 100 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.049% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.051% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 87
UK median annual salary £48,750 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +30.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £23,750 £34,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -26.36% +10.00% -7.41%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170504 195110 215041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138625 163935 176370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Sales Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Engineer in the UK

Sales Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sales Engineer in the UK

Sales Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Engineer over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Engineer in the UK

Sales Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 +56 71 £48,750 -27.78% 7
UK excluding London +51 37 £40,500 -26.36% 1
London +19 35 £57,500 -20.69% 6
East of England +20 11 £17,000 -63.04%
North of England -5 10 £34,750 -15.76%
South East +59 9 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +32 9 £34,000 -15.00%
South West - 3 £45,000 -
Midlands +45 2 £38,250 +14.18%
East Midlands - 2 £38,250 -
Scotland - 2 - -
North East - 1 £37,500 -

Sales Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Sales Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Sales Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (47.95%) Presales
2 18 (24.66%) Finance
3 13 (17.81%) Marketing
4 12 (16.44%) Product Management
5 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
5 11 (15.07%) Degree
5 11 (15.07%) CRM
5 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.70%) WAN
6 10 (13.70%) Electronics
6 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
7 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
7 9 (12.33%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (12.33%) SAP
7 9 (12.33%) LAN
7 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.33%) Social Media
7 9 (12.33%) Splunk
7 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.96%) Network Design
9 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
9 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.59%) SDH
9 7 (9.59%) DWDM
9 7 (9.59%) MPLS
9 7 (9.59%) Security Operations
9 7 (9.59%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (9.59%) Threat Management
10 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com

Sales Engineer 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 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.37%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) WAN
2 9 (12.33%) LAN
3 7 (9.59%) DWDM
3 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.59%) MPLS
3 7 (9.59%) SDH
3 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 2 (2.74%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) VoIP
5 2 (2.74%) WebEx
6 1 (1.37%) 802.15
6 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.37%) LTE
6 1 (1.37%) PBX
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.37%) Wireless
6 1 (1.37%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Marketing
3 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
4 10 (13.70%) Electronics
4 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.22%) Banking
6 4 (5.48%) Games
6 4 (5.48%) Retail
7 2 (2.74%) Military
8 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.37%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.37%) German Language
8 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.37%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
1 9 (12.33%) Social Media
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.74%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.37%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.37%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Presales
2 12 (16.44%) Product Management
3 11 (15.07%) CRM
4 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (12.33%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
5 8 (10.96%) Network Design
6 7 (9.59%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (9.59%) Security Operations
6 7 (9.59%) Threat Management
7 6 (8.22%) Business Development
8 5 (6.85%) Competitive Intelligence
8 5 (6.85%) Market Research
8 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.48%) Physics
10 2 (2.74%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.74%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) C++
2 2 (2.74%) C#
2 2 (2.74%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) ACCA
3 2 (2.74%) CIMA
3 2 (2.74%) EMCISA
3 2 (2.74%) EMCSA
3 2 (2.74%) EMCTA
4 1 (1.37%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CCNA
4 1 (1.37%) CISA
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.37%) GSEC
4 1 (1.37%) MBA
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) KVM
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) SAP
2 9 (12.33%) Splunk
3 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.48%) Dell
4 4 (5.48%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (4.11%) EMC
5 3 (4.11%) Isilon
5 3 (4.11%) Twitter
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Apple
7 1 (1.37%) Brocade
7 1 (1.37%) CommVault
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Supermicro
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