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Sales Salaries in Milton Keynes

About Milton Keynes

An emerging economic hub in the south-east of England, Milton Keynes was created as a new town in the 1960s to alleviate housing congestion in London. Being around 50 miles north-west of the capital, the area provides a key link between London and the midlands.

Milton Keynes’ Sales Sector

The most popular industries in Milton Keynes are Retail, Information Technology (IT) Services, and Manufacturing.

If you are a company looking to recruit in the technology sector, we offer Technology Sales Recruitment services here, or even more specific IT Sales Recruitment or SaaS Sales Recruitment. 

Milton Keynes is home to large-scale employers including Network Rail, Santander, and Argos Ltd. Milton Keynes benefits from a fruitful coexistence of government and private sector activity, focused mainly on research, technology, and IT services.

Biztech report that Milton Keynes was of the fastest growing economies of all Britain’s cities in 2018, as the Oxford-MK-Cambridge corridor north of London continues to attract strong investment.

How Much do Sales Professionals in Milton Keynes Earn?

Reviewing salary data provided by all of the major job information sources, Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment has provided salary analysis into 5 key sales job titles in the UK, just looking at roles in Milton Keynes:

Salary Breakdown by Data Source

Using census data from the Office of National Statistics, alongside major salary sources Hays, Glassdoor and Payscale, we have broken down the median reported salary of each job title by source, segmented just to look at roles in Milton Keynes:

About the data sources:

Office of National Statistics (ONS): Breaking down job titles by SOC job title codes, we have reviewed national salary data from 2011 using ASHE reports, which uses 1% of earners on PAYE tax, in absolute terms around 300,000 UK earners.

Hays – a global specialist recruitment group, who produce a large amount of salary data based upon the vacancies they advertise. For our study, we reviewed all salaries in the job title definitions, reported between 01/02/2019 and 28/02/2019.

Payscale – an international salary reporter, Payscale provide the largest real-time salary survey in the world with more than 150,000 new survey records added every month. For our study, we used reported job title salaries as of 28/02/2018.

Glassdoor – over 855,000 company salaries are reported on by employees across the world through Glassdoor, an independent company information site. For our study, we used reported job title salaries as of 28/02/2018.

About the data analysis:

The information is provided choosing Median Data. The median is the value below which 50% of jobs fall. It is ONS’s preferred measure of average earnings as it is less affected by a relatively small number of very high earners and the skewed distribution of earnings.

It therefore, gives a better indication of typical pay than the mean.

Our main median average salary metric aggregates all sources providing a non-biased view of true salaries by job title and region.

Other regional salary analysis:

View our job title salary analysis for other key locations in the UK including:

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About the author

Rob Scott

Rob is the Managing Director of Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment, a national recruitment agency specialising in sourcing sales and marketing staff for businesses across a broad range of commercial sectors. Before setting up Aaron Wallis, Rob spent ten years at a specialist Sales and Marketing recruitment division of a £0.5BN recruitment group, leaving in 2007 as Marketing & Sales Director to establish Aaron Wallis.
With over 26 years of experience in sales recruitment, Rob is a History graduate with an MBA (Merit) and a PgCert in Management Practice.  In 2007, 2009 and 2013, Rob conducted the most extensive surveys of sales professionals in the UK and is a trusted authority in the sales industry. From guiding employers through the recruitment process to helping candidates find their dream job, Rob's advice has been quoted in leading publications such as the FT, Business Insider, Forbes and The Independent, as well as OnRec, which hosts The Online Recruitment Awards every year.