The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 189 195 224
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 21 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 15
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £79,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.05%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5130 5113 5656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.93% 93.27% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3673 4068 4762
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 11 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Maidenhead -10 2 £56,250 -2.17%
Newbury +11 1 - -
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Consultant in their job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (55.07%) SQL Server
3 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
4 36 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (50.72%) Active Directory
6 34 (49.28%) Windows
7 28 (40.58%) Hyper-V
8 24 (34.78%) Lync
8 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (34.78%) MS Exchange
9 22 (31.88%) SCCM
10 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (27.54%) MS Office
11 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (23.19%) MCITP
13 16 (23.19%) MCSE
13 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (21.74%) C#
14 15 (21.74%) Citrix
15 14 (20.29%) Dynamics CRM
15 14 (20.29%) .NET
15 14 (20.29%) CRM
16 13 (18.84%) Office 365
16 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (17.39%) WSDL

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (34.78%) MS Exchange
1 24 (34.78%) Lync
2 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Office 365
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) IPv6
2 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 4 (5.80%) VLAN
3 4 (5.80%) IPv4
3 4 (5.80%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.35%) NAS
4 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) PBX
6 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 12 (17.39%) CSS
2 12 (17.39%) XML
2 12 (17.39%) WSDL
2 12 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) MDX
4 1 (1.45%) SAML
4 1 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) DTV
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) UNIX
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) CRM
2 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.39%) Validation
3 12 (17.39%) Migration
4 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
5 7 (10.14%) Data Management
6 6 (8.70%) ETL
7 4 (5.80%) Master Data Management
8 3 (4.35%) ERP
9 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.90%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.90%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.45%) Change Control
10 1 (1.45%) Business Analytics
10 1 (1.45%) Analytics
10 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.45%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) C#
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) Perl
4 4 (5.80%) Python
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (23.19%) MCITP
2 16 (23.19%) MCSE
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 6 (8.70%) MCTS
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (50.72%) Active Directory
2 28 (40.58%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.94%) Terminal Server
4 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.14%) Xen
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.80%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (5.80%) UAG
7 2 (2.90%) XenApp
7 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (31.88%) SCCM
2 12 (17.39%) SCOM
3 7 (10.14%) WSUS
4 6 (8.70%) SCSM
5 5 (7.25%) SCOrch
6 4 (5.80%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.90%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.90%) MOM
7 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Citrix
3 10 (14.49%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) EMC
4 3 (4.35%) NetApp
4 3 (4.35%) Veritas
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Websense
6 1 (1.45%) Juniper
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