The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 206 204 215
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 23 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 6
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £48,800 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £64,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 13 £56,500 +2.72% 2
Windsor - 6 £35,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 19 (45.24%) MS Excel
4 17 (40.48%) CRM
4 17 (40.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (38.10%) SharePoint
5 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 16 (38.10%) SQL
6 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (28.57%) SCCM
8 11 (26.19%) C#
8 11 (26.19%) .NET
9 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (21.43%) Lync
10 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (19.05%) HTML
11 8 (19.05%) XML
11 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (16.67%) MCSE
12 7 (16.67%) Terminal Server
12 7 (16.67%) MCITP
12 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (21.43%) Lync
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (45.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) IPv4
1 2 (4.76%) IPv6
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) VLAN
1 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) PBX
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (4.76%) ROLAP
6 2 (4.76%) Star Schema
6 2 (4.76%) DB2
6 2 (4.76%) OLAP
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) JSON
3 6 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) WSDL
5 1 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) PKI
2 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) CRM
2 6 (14.29%) Workflow
2 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.76%) ERP
4 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.76%) Validation
4 2 (4.76%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (2.38%) Data Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.38%) ETL
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) MCITP
2 7 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (4.76%) Xen
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Citrix
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Teradata
3 2 (4.76%) Netezza
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