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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 172 201 200
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 50 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 25
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5324 4991 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 93.76% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3859 3921 5004
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 29 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Slough 0 3 £50,000 -2.43%
Maidenhead - 2 £38,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 66 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
5 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 26 (39.39%) Windows
7 24 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (34.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 21 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (28.79%) Lync
12 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
12 18 (27.27%) MS Office
13 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (25.76%) Migration
14 15 (22.73%) SCCM
14 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (21.21%) CRM
16 13 (19.70%) SharePoint
16 13 (19.70%) .NET
16 13 (19.70%) C#
16 13 (19.70%) SCOM
16 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (18.18%) MCITP
17 12 (18.18%) Data Management

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (28.79%) Lync
2 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 13 (19.70%) SharePoint
3 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Office 365
2 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
2 4 (6.06%) SAN
3 3 (4.55%) IPv6
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (3.03%) VLAN
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) IPv4
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) S/MIME
5 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (34.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
1 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) WSDL
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
2 10 (15.15%) XML
3 8 (12.12%) MDX
4 1 (1.52%) SAML
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.03%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (25.76%) Migration
3 14 (21.21%) CRM
4 12 (18.18%) Data Management
5 10 (15.15%) Validation
5 10 (15.15%) ETL
6 8 (12.12%) Business Continuity
6 8 (12.12%) Master Data Management
7 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.52%) ERP
8 1 (1.52%) Service Management
8 1 (1.52%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.52%) Analytics
8 1 (1.52%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) C#
2 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 6 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 12 (18.18%) MCITP
2 12 (18.18%) MCSE
3 5 (7.58%) MCTS
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.09%) Xen
5 4 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (6.06%) UAG
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.06%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) SCCM
2 13 (19.70%) SCOM
3 5 (7.58%) SCVMM
3 5 (7.58%) SCSM
4 4 (6.06%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.06%) WSUS
5 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.03%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.03%) MOM
5 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Citrix
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) EMC
4 4 (6.06%) NetApp
4 4 (6.06%) Veritas
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec
6 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Lotus
7 1 (1.52%) Juniper
7 1 (1.52%) Websense
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