The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 685 646 638
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 191 270 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 174 234 217
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Microsoft Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 123 £57,500 -4.16% 15
South East -66 20 £61,250 +11.36% 6
North West -5 11 £46,750 +3.88% 10
South West -8 10 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East of England +26 7 £42,500 -20.93% 2
West Midlands -35 4 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands +9 3 £48,250 +1.57% 3
Yorkshire -5 3 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Midlands +10 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 425 (98.15%) Microsoft
2 217 (50.12%) MS Excel
3 145 (33.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 133 (30.72%) SQL Server
5 124 (28.64%) Business Intelligence
6 121 (27.94%) Windows
7 119 (27.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 116 (26.79%) CRM
9 115 (26.56%) Dynamics CRM
10 113 (26.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 111 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 111 (25.64%) Lync
12 110 (25.40%) SharePoint
12 110 (25.40%) MCSE
13 102 (23.56%) Active Directory
13 102 (23.56%) SQL
14 95 (21.94%) MCITP
15 84 (19.40%) MCTS
16 81 (18.71%) Data Warehouse
17 78 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
18 74 (17.09%) MS Exchange
19 67 (15.47%) .NET
19 67 (15.47%) Office 365
20 58 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2013
21 54 (12.47%) Security Cleared
22 53 (12.24%) Kimball Methodology
23 52 (12.01%) Migration
23 52 (12.01%) OLAP
24 51 (11.78%) SC Cleared
24 51 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 111 (25.64%) Lync
2 110 (25.40%) SharePoint
3 74 (17.09%) MS Exchange
4 58 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (11.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (4.39%) Office Communications Server
8 12 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.31%) IIS
10 7 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.39%) MS Project Server
12 5 (1.15%) SAS
13 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.46%) Content Management Server
16 1 (0.23%) CMS
16 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 217 (50.12%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.39%) PowerPivot
3 14 (3.23%) MS Office
4 6 (1.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 115 (26.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (5.54%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (3.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.46%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 67 (15.47%) Office 365
2 51 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Scribe Online
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.16%) Unified Communications
2 10 (2.31%) VoIP
3 8 (1.85%) SAN
3 8 (1.85%) PBX
4 6 (1.39%) Skype
5 5 (1.15%) Firewall
6 4 (0.92%) LDAP
7 3 (0.69%) SMTP
7 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.69%) VPN
7 3 (0.69%) DNS
7 3 (0.69%) X.400
7 3 (0.69%) X.500
7 3 (0.69%) NAS
7 3 (0.69%) VLAN
8 2 (0.46%) Network Security
8 2 (0.46%) DHCP
8 2 (0.46%) LAN
8 2 (0.46%) WAN
9 1 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (30.72%) SQL Server
2 119 (27.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (26.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 111 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (18.71%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (12.01%) OLAP
7 37 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (7.39%) Relational Database
9 28 (6.47%) Big Data
10 27 (6.24%) QlikView
10 27 (6.24%) PerformancePoint
11 23 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (5.08%) RDBMS
13 21 (4.85%) HDInsight
14 16 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
15 15 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (1.62%) Data Mining
18 6 (1.39%) Star Schema
19 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Hudson
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (7.85%) Finance
2 19 (4.39%) Retail
3 18 (4.16%) Advertising
4 14 (3.23%) Marketing
5 13 (3.00%) Banking
6 8 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.85%) Legal
7 6 (1.39%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.39%) French Language
7 6 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.47%) .NET
2 26 (6.00%) MDX
3 16 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 16 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.31%) D3.js
5 8 (1.85%) jQuery
5 8 (1.85%) XML
5 8 (1.85%) HTML
6 7 (1.62%) Web Services
7 6 (1.39%) WF
7 6 (1.39%) DHTML
7 6 (1.39%) COM
8 5 (1.15%) WCF
9 4 (0.92%) Middleware
9 4 (0.92%) SOAP
9 4 (0.92%) REST
10 3 (0.69%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.46%) HTML5
12 1 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.78%) Private Cloud
3 22 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.85%) Neural Network
5 20 (4.62%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.39%) Blog
6 6 (1.39%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.15%) Statistics
7 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.69%) Clustering
9 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 121 (27.94%) Windows
2 42 (9.70%) Windows 7
3 36 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (7.85%) Windows 8
5 31 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (28.64%) Business Intelligence
2 116 (26.79%) CRM
3 53 (12.24%) Kimball Methodology
4 52 (12.01%) Migration
5 47 (10.85%) ETL
6 31 (7.16%) Analytics
7 28 (6.47%) Business Analysis
7 28 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (6.00%) Scrum
8 26 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.77%) Project Management
10 24 (5.54%) Service Delivery
10 24 (5.54%) Waterfall
11 21 (4.85%) Machine Learning
11 21 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
11 21 (4.85%) Predictive Analytics
11 21 (4.85%) Performance Management
12 18 (4.16%) GAP Analysis
13 17 (3.93%) Workflow
14 13 (3.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.56%) SQL
2 27 (6.24%) JavaScript
3 21 (4.85%) R
4 20 (4.62%) C#
5 17 (3.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.62%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.39%) VBScript
8 3 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.23%) Java
9 1 (0.23%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 145 (33.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (25.40%) MCSE
3 95 (21.94%) MCITP
4 84 (19.40%) MCTS
5 54 (12.47%) Security Cleared
6 51 (11.78%) SC Cleared
7 31 (7.16%) Degree
8 29 (6.70%) MCSA
9 19 (4.39%) CCA
9 19 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
9 19 (4.39%) CCEE
9 19 (4.39%) CCIA
10 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 7 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.39%) MCP
13 4 (0.92%) CCNA
13 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.69%) ACCA
14 3 (0.69%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.62%) SLA
2 8 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (23.56%) Active Directory
2 49 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.39%) XenApp
3 6 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.15%) XenServer
5 4 (0.92%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.92%) vSphere
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 51 (11.78%) SCCM
2 44 (10.16%) SCOM
3 20 (4.62%) SCVMM
4 12 (2.77%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.15%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.69%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.69%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.46%) SCSM
8 1 (0.23%) MIIS
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 425 (98.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.16%) Oracle
3 26 (6.00%) Tableau
4 23 (5.31%) VMware
5 20 (4.62%) Hitachi
6 15 (3.46%) Citrix
7 13 (3.00%) SAP
8 11 (2.54%) Cisco
8 11 (2.54%) Teradata
9 10 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.08%) Sonus
11 7 (1.62%) Acme Packet
11 7 (1.62%) Cognos
12 6 (1.39%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.39%) HP
12 6 (1.39%) Informatica
13 4 (0.92%) Juniper
14 2 (0.46%) Avaya
14 2 (0.46%) NetApp
14 2 (0.46%) Dell
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