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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 104 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 22 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 5
Average salary £47,000 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.29% +7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
2054 2001 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.31% 93.59% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1789 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
2 33 (80.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
4 29 (70.73%) MCSE
4 29 (70.73%) MCITP
5 28 (68.29%) Lync
6 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
6 27 (65.85%) VMware
7 25 (60.98%) MCTS
7 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (53.66%) MS Exchange
9 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (46.34%) Migration
11 18 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (41.46%) Office 365
12 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (41.46%) Project Management
13 16 (39.02%) Unified Communications
14 15 (36.59%) Technical Analysis
14 15 (36.59%) Office Communications Server
14 15 (36.59%) NAS
14 15 (36.59%) MCSA
14 15 (36.59%) SAN
14 15 (36.59%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (36.59%) Degree
15 10 (24.39%) Citrix
15 10 (24.39%) XenDesktop
16 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (19.51%) CCEE

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (68.29%) Lync
2 22 (53.66%) MS Exchange
3 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (36.59%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
8 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Unified Communications
2 15 (36.59%) NAS
2 15 (36.59%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Migration
2 17 (41.46%) Project Management
3 15 (36.59%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (36.59%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) ETL
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 33 (80.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (70.73%) MCSE
2 29 (70.73%) MCITP
3 25 (60.98%) MCTS
4 15 (36.59%) Degree
4 15 (36.59%) MCSA
5 8 (19.51%) CCA
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (19.51%) CCEE
6 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.88%) ACCA
7 2 (4.88%) CIMA
7 2 (4.88%) AAT
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) MCP
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
2 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
3 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (24.39%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (4.88%) UAG
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.88%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.88%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.88%) SCSM
3 2 (4.88%) MOM
3 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
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