The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 128 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £49,500 £46,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2219 1971 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.58% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1796 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (76.92%) MCSE
4 20 (76.92%) VMware
4 20 (76.92%) MCITP
4 20 (76.92%) Lync
5 18 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
5 18 (69.23%) Windows
6 17 (65.38%) MCTS
7 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
8 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (42.31%) Office 365
10 10 (38.46%) Project Management
11 9 (34.62%) SAN
11 9 (34.62%) MCSA
11 9 (34.62%) Citrix
11 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (34.62%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (34.62%) Degree
11 9 (34.62%) Migration
11 9 (34.62%) Unified Communications
11 9 (34.62%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (34.62%) NAS
11 9 (34.62%) XenDesktop
11 9 (34.62%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (30.77%) CCEE

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 20 (76.92%) Lync
2 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (34.62%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
1 9 (34.62%) Unified Communications
1 9 (34.62%) NAS
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) MCSE
2 20 (76.92%) MCITP
3 17 (65.38%) MCTS
4 9 (34.62%) MCSA
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) CCEE
5 8 (30.77%) CCA
5 8 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (34.62%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix