Period
to 16 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 68 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Presales 53 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.65% 3.05% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 3.41% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 12
Watford median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,000 £79,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +22.64%

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 847 821 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.30% 89.34% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 687 684 794
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 41 (77.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 40 (75.47%) VMware
3 34 (64.15%) Hyper-V
4 32 (60.38%) Windows
5 27 (50.94%) Migration
6 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
6 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
6 24 (45.28%) Office 365
7 23 (43.40%) IaaS
7 23 (43.40%) SaaS
7 23 (43.40%) PaaS
8 22 (41.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (37.74%) SAN
10 19 (35.85%) DNS
10 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
11 17 (32.08%) Symantec
11 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (32.08%) Veeam
11 17 (32.08%) SCCM
11 17 (32.08%) SCVMM
12 16 (30.19%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (30.19%) OpenStack
13 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
14 14 (26.42%) Reverse Proxy
14 14 (26.42%) Replication
14 14 (26.42%) Internet
14 14 (26.42%) SOA
14 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP

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 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
2 22 (41.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (30.19%) OpenStack
4 10 (18.87%) GlassFish
4 10 (18.87%) JBoss
4 10 (18.87%) MQSeries
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (18.87%) WebLogic
4 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
5 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
6 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (45.28%) Office 365
3 23 (43.40%) IaaS
3 23 (43.40%) PaaS
3 23 (43.40%) SaaS
4 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (18.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) SAN
2 19 (35.85%) DNS
3 14 (26.42%) Internet
3 14 (26.42%) Reverse Proxy
3 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
3 14 (26.42%) VPN
4 12 (22.64%) Firewall
5 10 (18.87%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (18.87%) iSCSI
6 7 (13.21%) Skype
7 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.09%) French Language
1 8 (15.09%) German Language
1 8 (15.09%) Swedish Language
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Consultant
2 20 (37.74%) Architect
3 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Consultant
4 16 (30.19%) Cloud Consultant
5 10 (18.87%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (18.87%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (18.87%) Office 365 Consultant
6 9 (16.98%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (16.98%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 8 (15.09%) Data Architect
7 8 (15.09%) Data Centre Architect
8 5 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) Lead Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (5.66%) Network Security Administrator
10 3 (5.66%) Sales Administrator
10 3 (5.66%) Sales Support
10 3 (5.66%) Sales Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (18.87%) EJB
2 10 (18.87%) EJB 3.0
2 10 (18.87%) HornetQ
2 10 (18.87%) Java EE
2 10 (18.87%) Java SE
2 10 (18.87%) JMS
2 10 (18.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.89%) Express
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (26.42%) Replication
3 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
3 10 (18.87%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Unix
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Migration
2 14 (26.42%) SOA
3 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (18.87%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (13.21%) Business Development
5 7 (13.21%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (13.21%) Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.77%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (3.77%) Change Control
9 2 (3.77%) Change Management
9 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Product Management
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) Statistics
9 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
2 10 (18.87%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
3 8 (15.09%) AWK
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) AWS Certification
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) Master's Degree
4 5 (9.43%) CCNA
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.43%) MCP
4 5 (9.43%) MCSA
5 4 (7.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 20022
1 1 (1.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 34 (64.15%) Hyper-V
2 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
4 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) SCCM
1 17 (32.08%) SCVMM
2 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (18.87%) Puppet
3 7 (13.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
1 40 (75.47%) VMware
2 17 (32.08%) Symantec
2 17 (32.08%) Veeam
3 12 (22.64%) IBM
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle
5 4 (7.55%) EMC
5 4 (7.55%) NetApp
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Meraki
7 1 (1.89%) Castleton
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) SAP