Sales Skills you Need for your CV and Career in It & Telecoms

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Sales Skills List in It & Telecoms

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Sales role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Sales job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 17% of Sales job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
17%
active directory
12%
cloud computing
12%
managed services
12%
cloud security
12%
project management
12%
software
12%
infrastructure
12%
saas
12%
network infrastructure
12%
windows azure
12%
business development
12%
it sales
12%
software sales
6%
office support
6%
telecoms
6%
soap
6%
client requirements
6%
strategic thinking
6%
organisational skills
6%
commission
6%
sql
6%
engagement
6%
targets
6%
telecommunications
6%
education
6%
xml
6%
existing clients
6%
documentation
6%
local authorities
6%
professional services
6%
new clients
6%
b2b software
6%
progression
6%
service delivery
6%
onboarding
6%
lead generation
6%
private cloud
6%
public sector
6%
software solutions
6%
crm management
6%
information security
6%
negotiation
6%
information technology
6%
enterprise software solutions
6%
raid
6%
systems
6%
infrastructure solutions
6%
excellent communication skills
6%
sales presentations
6%
android development
6%
sales team
6%
financial services
6%
powershell
6%
strategic sales plans
6%
api development
6%
voip
6%
generating leads
6%
account management
6%
windows server
6%
highly organised
6%
sales pipeline
6%
bi developer
6%
ios development
6%
account manager
6%
sales support
6%
communication skills
6%
java
6%
channel partners
6%
salesforce
6%
itc
6%
telecoms sales
6%
microsoft 365
6%
channel sales
6%
self motivated
6%
microsoft office
6%
ccna
6%
microsoft azure
6%
client accounts
6%
self starter
6%
numeracy
6%
field sales
6%
msp
6%
client meetings
6%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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