The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 641 655 626
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 261 183 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 226 174 221
Average salary £47,250 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.82% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Microsoft Consultant
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +28 79 £47,500 -17.39% 5
London -43 75 £55,000 -8.33% 18
West Midlands +27 32 £47,000 -6.00% 5
Yorkshire -6 27 £42,000 -4.00% 5
North West +1 14 £45,000 +7.14% 7
East of England -10 12 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands -11 11 £42,000 -16.00% 1
South West -19 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 539 (98.18%) Microsoft
2 280 (51.00%) MS Excel
3 194 (35.34%) Active Directory
4 189 (34.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 174 (31.69%) Windows
6 169 (30.78%) SQL Server
7 139 (25.32%) MCSE
7 139 (25.32%) MCITP
7 139 (25.32%) Hyper-V
8 138 (25.14%) Lync
9 126 (22.95%) CRM
10 122 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 118 (21.49%) Dynamics CRM
12 104 (18.94%) Office 365
13 101 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 95 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 94 (17.12%) SCCM
16 86 (15.66%) SharePoint
16 86 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
17 82 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
17 82 (14.94%) VMware
18 80 (14.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 77 (14.03%) MCTS
20 75 (13.66%) Migration
20 75 (13.66%) Finance
20 75 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
20 75 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
21 69 (12.57%) SQL
22 68 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
23 65 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 138 (25.14%) Lync
2 122 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 101 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 86 (15.66%) SharePoint
4 86 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 51 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (5.83%) Office Communications Server
8 23 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (3.28%) IIS
10 17 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 280 (51.00%) MS Excel
2 61 (11.11%) MS Office
3 9 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 118 (21.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (10.75%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (8.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.55%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (18.94%) Office 365
2 26 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.66%) SAN
2 60 (10.93%) Unified Communications
3 41 (7.47%) DNS
4 32 (5.83%) NAS
5 20 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.64%) Firewall
6 16 (2.91%) iSCSI
7 15 (2.73%) DHCP
8 12 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (2.00%) IPv6
10 9 (1.64%) VPN
11 6 (1.09%) Kerberos
11 6 (1.09%) VLAN
12 5 (0.91%) IPv4
12 5 (0.91%) WAN
13 4 (0.73%) VoIP
14 3 (0.55%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.55%) Internet
14 3 (0.55%) PBX
15 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (30.78%) SQL Server
2 95 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (14.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 22 (4.01%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.46%) PerformancePoint
11 17 (3.10%) OLAP
12 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.00%) Data Mining
14 9 (1.64%) Star Schema
15 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.73%) DB2
17 4 (0.73%) MS Access
17 4 (0.73%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.73%) FrontPage
3 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Hudson
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 75 (13.66%) Finance
2 31 (5.65%) Advertising
3 27 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.28%) Retail
5 14 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.82%) Banking
7 7 (1.28%) Publishing
8 5 (0.91%) Marketing
9 4 (0.73%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.29%) .NET
2 18 (3.28%) Application Packaging
3 16 (2.91%) HTML
3 16 (2.91%) ASP.NET
4 15 (2.73%) XML
5 13 (2.37%) MDX
5 13 (2.37%) CSS
5 13 (2.37%) WSDL
6 5 (0.91%) SAML
6 5 (0.91%) Web Services
7 3 (0.55%) HTML5
7 3 (0.55%) jQuery
7 3 (0.55%) Ajax
7 3 (0.55%) COM
8 2 (0.36%) WinForms
9 1 (0.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.28%) PKI
2 11 (2.00%) Clustering
3 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.73%) DTV
5 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
5 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.55%) Replication
7 2 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.18%) iPad
8 1 (0.18%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.18%) iPhone
8 1 (0.18%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.18%) Blog
8 1 (0.18%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 174 (31.69%) Windows
2 75 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 75 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (3.83%) Windows 7
5 18 (3.28%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.09%) UNIX
6 6 (1.09%) Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (22.95%) CRM
2 82 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (13.66%) Migration
4 53 (9.65%) Project Management
5 45 (8.20%) Business Analysis
6 38 (6.92%) ETL
7 33 (6.01%) Technical Architecture
8 30 (5.46%) Technical Analysis
9 25 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
10 18 (3.28%) Information Management
10 18 (3.28%) ITIL
11 16 (2.91%) MOF
12 13 (2.37%) ERP
12 13 (2.37%) Validation
13 12 (2.19%) PRINCE2
14 10 (1.82%) Logistics
15 9 (1.64%) Data Protection
16 8 (1.46%) Business Continuity
16 8 (1.46%) Service Delivery
16 8 (1.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.57%) SQL
2 48 (8.74%) C#
3 18 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.73%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.91%) Ruby
6 5 (0.91%) Python
6 5 (0.91%) VBA
6 5 (0.91%) Perl
7 4 (0.73%) Java
7 4 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.18%) LINC
8 1 (0.18%) C
8 1 (0.18%) VB
8 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 189 (34.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 139 (25.32%) MCSE
2 139 (25.32%) MCITP
3 77 (14.03%) MCTS
4 61 (11.11%) Degree
5 47 (8.56%) MCSA
6 27 (4.92%) CCA
6 27 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (3.64%) CIMA
8 19 (3.46%) AAT
9 18 (3.28%) CCAA
9 18 (3.28%) CCEA
10 10 (1.82%) CCEE
11 9 (1.64%) ACCA
12 8 (1.46%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.28%) MCP
14 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 5 (0.91%) MCT
16 4 (0.73%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 194 (35.34%) Active Directory
2 139 (25.32%) Hyper-V
3 68 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (6.56%) XenDesktop
5 28 (5.10%) XenApp
6 23 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (3.28%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (2.91%) UAG
9 11 (2.00%) Terminal Server
10 8 (1.46%) ISA Server
11 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.28%) Xen
12 6 (1.09%) XenServer
13 5 (0.91%) vSphere
14 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 94 (17.12%) SCCM
2 51 (9.29%) SCOM
2 51 (9.29%) SCVMM
3 18 (3.28%) SCOrch
4 17 (3.10%) SCSM
5 14 (2.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (1.46%) WSUS
7 6 (1.09%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.55%) MOM
9 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 539 (98.18%) Microsoft
2 82 (14.94%) VMware
3 55 (10.02%) Citrix
4 23 (4.19%) SAP
5 14 (2.55%) Oracle
6 11 (2.00%) Hitachi
6 11 (2.00%) NetApp
7 8 (1.46%) HP
7 8 (1.46%) Juniper
8 7 (1.28%) Cisco
8 7 (1.28%) Cognos
8 7 (1.28%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.09%) Websense
9 6 (1.09%) EMC
9 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.91%) Symantec
11 4 (0.73%) Sybase
11 4 (0.73%) Siebel
11 4 (0.73%) Adobe
11 4 (0.73%) IBM
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Home Based!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum + bonus + Car + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + travel allowance, health care, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 40-60k
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago