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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 121 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 4 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.19% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1991 1787 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.26% 94.15% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1817 1593 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (56.25%) Lync
4 8 (50.00%) MCSE
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) MCITP
4 8 (50.00%) Office 365
5 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) MCTS
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) MCSA
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (25.00%) NAS
8 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
1 9 (56.25%) Lync
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
1 4 (25.00%) NAS
1 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) OLAP
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCITP
2 8 (50.00%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) MCTS
4 4 (25.00%) MCSA
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) CCA
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (12.50%) CCEE
7 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
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