Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 47 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29 -13
Permanent jobs citing Presales 53 57 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.60% 5.60% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 6.31% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 12
Watford median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -19.23% +13.04%
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £53,250
90th Percentile £88,500 £82,500 £79,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +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 840 903 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.79% 88.70% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 697 727 738
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 45 (84.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 41 (77.36%) VMware
3 31 (58.49%) Windows
3 31 (58.49%) Hyper-V
4 26 (49.06%) SaaS
4 26 (49.06%) PaaS
4 26 (49.06%) IaaS
5 24 (45.28%) Migration
6 23 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (43.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 22 (41.51%) Office 365
7 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
7 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
8 21 (39.62%) SAN
9 20 (37.74%) OpenStack
10 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
11 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (33.96%) DNS
12 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
13 16 (30.19%) SCVMM
13 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 15 (28.30%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (28.30%) Replication
14 15 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (28.30%) IBM
14 15 (28.30%) SOA
14 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
14 15 (28.30%) VPN
14 15 (28.30%) Web Services

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 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 20 (37.74%) OpenStack
3 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (20.75%) GlassFish
4 11 (20.75%) JBoss
4 11 (20.75%) MQSeries
4 11 (20.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (20.75%) WebLogic
4 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP ERP
1 3 (5.66%) SAP GRC
1 3 (5.66%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (49.06%) IaaS
2 26 (49.06%) PaaS
2 26 (49.06%) SaaS
3 23 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (41.51%) Office 365
5 11 (20.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) SAN
2 18 (33.96%) DNS
3 15 (28.30%) Internet
3 15 (28.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
3 15 (28.30%) VPN
4 13 (24.53%) Firewall
5 10 (18.87%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (18.87%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.66%) Skype
6 3 (5.66%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (16.98%) French Language
1 9 (16.98%) German Language
1 9 (16.98%) Swedish Language
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Architect
2 22 (41.51%) Consultant
3 20 (37.74%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (30.19%) Cloud Consultant
5 13 (24.53%) Windows Consultant
6 10 (18.87%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (18.87%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (18.87%) Office 365 Consultant
7 9 (16.98%) Azure Consultant
7 9 (16.98%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 8 (15.09%) Data Architect
8 8 (15.09%) Data Centre Architect
8 8 (15.09%) Lead Architect
8 8 (15.09%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (11.32%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (11.32%) VMware Consultant
10 4 (7.55%) Business Manager
11 3 (5.66%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Web Services
2 11 (20.75%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (20.75%) EJB
2 11 (20.75%) EJB 3.0
2 11 (20.75%) HornetQ
2 11 (20.75%) Java EE
2 11 (20.75%) Java SE
2 11 (20.75%) JMS
2 11 (20.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.66%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.89%) Express
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (28.30%) Replication
3 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
4 11 (20.75%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Fintech
7 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Unix
4 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
4 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Migration
2 15 (28.30%) SOA
3 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (20.75%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (13.21%) Business Development
5 7 (13.21%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.66%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (5.66%) DevOps
9 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.66%) Tech Ops
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.66%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
2 11 (20.75%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.98%) AWK
4 3 (5.66%) C
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) AWS Certification
2 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) Master's Degree
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) MCSE
5 3 (5.66%) CCNA
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.66%) MCP
5 3 (5.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 20022
1 1 (1.89%) PMO
1 1 (1.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Hyper-V
2 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (11.32%) XenApp
5 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.32%) XenServer
6 3 (5.66%) Docker
6 3 (5.66%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) SCVMM
2 13 (24.53%) SCCM
3 11 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (20.75%) Puppet
4 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.66%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.66%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (5.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
1 41 (77.36%) VMware
2 15 (28.30%) IBM
3 13 (24.53%) Symantec
3 13 (24.53%) Veeam
4 11 (20.75%) Oracle
5 7 (13.21%) EMC
6 6 (11.32%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) Meraki
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) Castleton