What is a Salesforce Career?

Find out more about what a career in Salesforce can offer you in terms of salary, flexibility, job roles and career trajectory. 

Do any of these sound like you?

Watch Silvia's story about how Salesforce gave her the flexible career she needed

What are the requirements to launch your new career?

What you DO need:

A desire to learn

There is so much to learn about Salesforce but the great thing is that no ones knows everything! Learn the worlds no 1 CRM system and with the support of Trailhead and the community, you'll find your place and be off to a flying start in no time, if you have the desire to learn!

Technology at home

All you need is a laptop / computer / tablet, somewhere to sit, a good internet connection and a love of getting swag. (who doesn't love free stickers, cuddly toys and t-shirts?)

Business acumen

Salesforce is the world’s #1 CRM. Salesforce is trusted by 150,000 customers global companies and 30,000 non-profits including 99% of Fortune 500 customers. It is used by customers across most industries and departments from sales, marketing, operations and beyond. Companies want to hire Salesforce talent with relevant Industry experience which means you can transfer your industry experience into a new role

What you DON'T need:

Prior experience of Salesforce

You could be a stay at home mum (or dad), scientist, accountant or estate agent. No matter what you're background or previous work experience, you don't need any prior knowledge of Salesforce, just a desire to learn something new!

A tech degree or background

Have you got a degree in fine art? Did you join a grad programme after college? Did you leave school with no qualifications and just have life experience? None of this matters! If you have an interest in tech and a need for a flexible, well paid role, this is the right place for you!

To spend years getting trained up

You don't need to go back to university or college to learn Salesforce. You can do it from home, fully virtually, at your own pace and in your own time, around your existing commitments and job.

Why Retrain with Salesforce?

Salary Potential and Career Progression

If you continue on your learning journey with Salesforce you can increase your salary by 10k every 2 years and double your salary over 10 years if not before. Check out the career opportunities below. Most people change roles on average every 2 years to enhance their experience.

Most In-demand Skills by Employers

LinkedIn quotes that most in-demand skills by employers include Business Analysis, Cloud Computing, AI, EQ and Data Analytics. These roles align with job opportunities within the Salesforce sector so you are future proofing your career.

Flexible Working

62% chose a career in Salesforce due to flexible working. Cloud Computing allows you to work anywhere and in an age where companies are offering more virtual working, we need to seize this opportunity. 

Anyone can transition anytime, anywhere, take a look at these stories

Kully was an expat in Dubai working as an Analyst. Since moving back to the UK, she has worked as a Salesforce contractor for customers and consultancies across EMEA since graduating on the course.

“The whole supermums programme is absolutely amazing, Heather and the rest of the team have been absolutely amazing and all come with years of experience which they are happy to share with others.”

Read Kully’s story here

Divya is a mum from London who used to be a high school Spanish & Chemistry teacher. She retrained, landed a contract role and then moved into a permanent role with a Salesforce Consultancy. 

“The course was exactly what I needed. Having no tech background I needed a course which was guided and where you are able to go to someone and ask questions. Supermums course did exact that.”

Read Diyva’s story here


Zainab is a mum of two and started learning Salesforce after taking a 5 year career break to start and raise her family. Upon graduating from the she landed a Consultant job at a Salesforce Consultancy.  

“The best thing was our weekly webinars and sharing ideas with the cohort group. My cohort had a Whatsapp group andwe used to motivate each other everyday to do our certifications and Trailhead superbadges.”

Read Zainab’s story here

Jasmine had a background in marketing and trained up in Salesforce whilst on maturnity leave. She now works as a Salesforce Marketing Specialist and Consultant for a charity.

“My new career has helped me to achieve the flexibility I needed to juggle kids and work. I can work from anywhere with Salesforce, at home and the office and I work a set number of hours a week.”

Read Jasmine’s story here

Why Salesforce needs YOU!

Industry Experience

Salesforce is the world’s #1 CRM. Salesforce is trusted by 150,000 customers global companies and 30,000 non-profits including 99% of Fortune 500 customers. It is used by customers across most industries and departments from sales, marketing, operations and beyond. Companies are wanting to hire Salesforce talent with relevant Industry Experience, this means you can work in a sector that you are already familiar with. For example if you previously worked in Sales or Marketing, you can work with Sales or Marketing teams to implement Salesforce; if you worked in Hospitality or Health, you can work on projects where they are implementing Salesforce in Hospitality or Health companies. This can be your best starting point and you can diversify from here. 

What are the job opportunities available?

Salesforce can offer a whole range of career paths from technical to professional skills, and you can jump in at a different level depending on your previous experience. It’s an international job market with 9.3m new jobs expected by 2026…and you don’t have to start out at the bottom. 

Manage a CRM

As an Admin you would help track business performance by creating new reports and you can add new functionalty to the system using clicks no code.

UK £30k – £57k
USA $94k – $122k
AUS $85k – £130k

Improve Processes

As an Analyst you would be facilitating conversations with a team to review and improve their business processes using new technology and relaying needs to a technical team. 

UK £46k – £72k
USA $101k – $121k
AUS $110k – $140k

Analyse and Implement

A Consultant often combines the role of a BA and an Admin to improve business processes and implement systems for clients on an implementation basis and leaves the in-house admin to maintain.

UK £46k – £72k
USA $127k – $144k
AUS $110k – $145k

Marketing Solutions

If you’re a marketer and want to know more about marketing automation, this is the next step for you! 

UK £43,000 – £72,000
USA $75,000 – $114,000
AUS $100,000 – $130,000

Co-ordinating people

As a Project Manager you can co-ordinate tasks and people to implement or manage a Salesforce system.

UK £59k – £93k
USA $108k – $149k
AUS $130k – $160k


Technical Development

If you really enjoy implementing a CRM system through technical enhancements you can achieve alot more with code than clicks. 

UK £52k – £83k
USA $114k – 162k
AUS $120k – $160k

How can you train up?

You can launch a career in Salesforce starting with our Salesforce Administrator Course, click below to visit our Admin training page and get your course brochure

If you have a background in Marketing, you don’t need to start by doing our Admin course. The Supermums Marketing Cloud course could be perfect to level up your skills and add marketing automation to your CV. Find out more about this course by signing up to our 5 Day Marketing Cloud Career Challenge. 

Enroll on our Admin course

Start your career with an industry recognised certification. Get the skills, confidence and mindset of a Salesforce Administrator.

Course Starts

February, May, September & November 

Course Price

$2,750.00 (INC VAT)

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