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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 124 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 5 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 1.05% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.11% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 8
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,680 £44,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1742 1713 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.46% 95.01% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1497 1337
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) OLAP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Lync
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Intune
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
6 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (22.22%) SCSM
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) SCOM
6 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
6 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
1 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) DHTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
1 1 (11.11%) WF
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Intune
1 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
1 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (22.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft