The median annual salary for a Sales Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 904 914
Rank change year-on-year +77 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Engineer 37 63 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.060% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.063% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 54
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.51% +17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £60,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year -37.50% +11.62%  

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 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Sales Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Sales Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Engineer in the UK

Sales Engineer
Top 23 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 35 £55,000 -18.51% 7
London +38 18 £57,500 -19.29%
West Yorkshire +31 8 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +31 8 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Leeds +30 8 £34,000 -15.00% 1
South East +43 4 £109,250 +76.20% 1
Berkshire +23 4 £109,250 +74.80% 1
East of England +8 2 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East Midlands - 2 £38,250 -
Maidenhead - 2 £86,250 -
Scotland - 2 - -
City of London +41 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Hertfordshire +18 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
Swadlincote - 1 £34,000 -
Hertford - 1 £52,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £34,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,500 -
Durham - 1 £37,500 -

Sales Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (54.76%) Presales
2 22 (26.19%) Linux
3 20 (23.81%) .NET
3 20 (23.81%) Windows
4 18 (21.43%) Java
4 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.86%) Degree
6 14 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 14 (16.67%) PHP
6 14 (16.67%) SQL
7 13 (15.48%) Big Data
8 12 (14.29%) Product Management
8 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 12 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
8 12 (14.29%) Unix
8 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 12 (14.29%) Network Design
9 11 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
11 9 (10.71%) Marketing
11 9 (10.71%) Finance
12 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
13 7 (8.33%) Physics
13 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
13 7 (8.33%) LAN
13 7 (8.33%) SDH
13 7 (8.33%) WAN
13 7 (8.33%) Ethernet
13 7 (8.33%) Project Management

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 5 (5.95%) CMS
2 2 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.33%) DWDM
2 7 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 7 (8.33%) LAN
2 7 (8.33%) MPLS
2 7 (8.33%) SDH
2 7 (8.33%) WAN
3 6 (7.14%) Firewall
3 6 (7.14%) Network Security
4 4 (4.76%) BGP
4 4 (4.76%) OSPF
4 4 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (4.76%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (2.38%) WebEx
6 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.19%) 802.15
7 1 (1.19%) LTE
7 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) Big Data
2 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
1 9 (10.71%) Marketing
2 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Military
3 2 (2.38%) Publishing
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) SOAP
2 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.19%) JMS
4 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Fintech
5 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.38%) Social Media
7 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 20 (23.81%) Windows
3 12 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Presales
2 14 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 12 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
3 12 (14.29%) Network Design
3 12 (14.29%) Product Management
4 11 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 7 (8.33%) Physics
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (5.95%) Content Management
8 5 (5.95%) Use Case
9 4 (4.76%) Analytics
9 4 (4.76%) Global Marketing
9 4 (4.76%) SIEM
10 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.57%) Business Development
10 3 (3.57%) Compliance Management
10 3 (3.57%) Open Source
10 3 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) Java
1 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.67%) PHP
2 14 (16.67%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.19%) Perl
6 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) CISSP
3 4 (4.76%) CCNA
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.57%) CISA
5 2 (2.38%) ACCA
5 2 (2.38%) CCDA
5 2 (2.38%) CIMA
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CEH
6 1 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) GSEC
6 1 (1.19%) MBA
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Splunk
2 4 (4.76%) Forcepoint
2 4 (4.76%) Stonesoft
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco
3 3 (3.57%) Dell
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.57%) Sophos
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe
4 2 (2.38%) Aruba
4 2 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.38%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.38%) Meraki
4 2 (2.38%) NETGEAR
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) Panasonic
4 2 (2.38%) Sony
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) WatchGuard
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