Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 39 67
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Presales 49 64 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.57% 6.04% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 6.56% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 17
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -13.04%

Presales is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 767 976 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.16% 92.16% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 655 786 710
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Watford

Presales
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Presales in Watford

Presales
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Watford over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Presales also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Presales.

1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (57.14%) VMware
3 20 (40.82%) Hyper-V
4 17 (34.69%) Windows
4 17 (34.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (32.65%) SaaS
5 16 (32.65%) PaaS
5 16 (32.65%) IaaS
6 15 (30.61%) Office 365
6 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
6 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
7 14 (28.57%) SCVMM
8 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
8 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
8 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
9 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
9 12 (24.49%) Cisco
9 12 (24.49%) IBM
10 11 (22.45%) SAN
10 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.45%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (20.41%) Master's Degree
11 10 (20.41%) Degree
11 10 (20.41%) Migration
12 9 (18.37%) Internet
12 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (16.33%) Firewall
13 8 (16.33%) EMC

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
3 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.16%) GlassFish
4 4 (8.16%) JBoss
4 4 (8.16%) MQSeries
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.12%) SAP ERP
1 3 (6.12%) SAP GRC
1 3 (6.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (32.65%) IaaS
2 16 (32.65%) PaaS
2 16 (32.65%) SaaS
3 15 (30.61%) Office 365
4 4 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) SAN
2 9 (18.37%) Internet
3 8 (16.33%) Firewall
4 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 7 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 7 (14.29%) VSAN
5 5 (10.20%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.20%) VPN
6 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (8.16%) Network Security
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) French Language
3 3 (6.12%) German Language
3 3 (6.12%) Swedish Language
4 2 (4.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Architect
2 18 (36.73%) Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Cloud Consultant
4 10 (20.41%) Lead Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Solutions Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Exchange Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) JSON
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (8.16%) EJB
3 4 (8.16%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (8.16%) HornetQ
3 4 (8.16%) Java EE
3 4 (8.16%) Java SE
3 4 (8.16%) JMS
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.20%) Replication
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) PKI
5 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
5 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.04%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
3 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (12.24%) Business Development
3 6 (12.24%) ERP
4 5 (10.20%) SOA
5 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) Economics
5 4 (8.16%) Identity Management
5 4 (8.16%) Information Assurance
5 4 (8.16%) Information Management
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security
5 4 (8.16%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.16%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.16%) Security Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.16%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) C
5 2 (4.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
1 10 (20.41%) Master's Degree
2 4 (8.16%) AWS Certification
2 4 (8.16%) CISSP
2 4 (8.16%) CSSLP
2 4 (8.16%) ISSAP
2 4 (8.16%) ISSEP
3 3 (6.12%) CCNA
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Hyper-V
2 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.45%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.29%) Docker
4 7 (14.29%) VMware NSX
5 6 (12.24%) XenApp
5 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) SCVMM
2 7 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 7 (14.29%) vRealize
3 4 (8.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.16%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Cisco
3 12 (24.49%) IBM
4 8 (16.33%) EMC
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (14.29%) Symantec
5 7 (14.29%) Veeam
6 6 (12.24%) Citrix
6 6 (12.24%) Meraki
6 6 (12.24%) SAP
7 3 (6.12%) JD Edwards
7 3 (6.12%) Sage
8 2 (4.08%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.04%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto