Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 67 67
Rank change year-on-year +25 0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Presales 48 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.38% 2.93% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 3.34% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 19
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £27,250 £20,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £81,000 £58,400 £65,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 750 839 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 83.99% 87.67% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 567 740 826
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,416 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Presales in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 21 (43.75%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.92%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (20.83%) CCNA
5 10 (20.83%) Wireless
6 9 (18.75%) Unified Communications
6 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (16.67%) Wireless Security
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) Migration
8 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 7 (14.58%) Huawei
8 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
8 7 (14.58%) HP
8 7 (14.58%) CCIE
8 7 (14.58%) CCNP
8 7 (14.58%) Windows
8 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
8 7 (14.58%) Office 365
8 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
8 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
8 7 (14.58%) Service Design
9 6 (12.50%) Industry 4.0

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 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.58%) Office 365
3 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) IaaS
3 5 (10.42%) PaaS
3 5 (10.42%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Wireless
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (18.75%) Unified Communications
3 8 (16.67%) Wireless Security
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (12.50%) Converged Networks
5 5 (10.42%) Skype
6 4 (8.33%) Firewall
6 4 (8.33%) Network Security
7 2 (4.17%) DNS
7 2 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Consultant
2 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Network Consultant
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Consultant
3 10 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) IT Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (10.42%) Network Support
6 5 (10.42%) Security Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (12.50%) Industry 4.0
3 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Service Design
4 6 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (12.50%) DNA
4 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) Budget Control
6 4 (8.33%) Coaching
6 4 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (8.33%) Due Diligence
6 4 (8.33%) PLM
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.33%) Time Management
7 3 (6.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) CCNA
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.58%) CCIE
2 7 (14.58%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 2 (4.17%) MCSA
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (12.50%) Stealthwatch
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) SCVMM
2 5 (10.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) HP
3 7 (14.58%) Huawei
3 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) IronPort
5 5 (10.42%) Symantec
5 5 (10.42%) Veeam
6 2 (4.17%) Aruba
7 1 (2.08%) SAP