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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 774 677 657
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 107 232 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 96 203 187
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £43,850
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 1 September 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 -13 58 £62,500 +8.69% 43
South East -44 21 £57,500 +21.05% 13
East of England +2 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East Midlands +1 6 £60,000 +42.85% 2
South West - 6 £45,000 - 7
North West -8 4 £25,000 -44.44% 6
West Midlands -30 3 £60,000 +27.65% 9
Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -13 1 £65,000 +54.76% 2
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 237 (97.13%) Microsoft
2 98 (40.16%) MS Excel
3 95 (38.93%) SQL Server
4 79 (32.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (30.74%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (29.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (28.28%) CRM
8 67 (27.46%) Dynamics CRM
9 66 (27.05%) Windows
10 65 (26.64%) SQL
10 65 (26.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 60 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 53 (21.72%) Active Directory
13 46 (18.85%) Office 365
13 46 (18.85%) SharePoint
14 45 (18.44%) Data Warehouse
15 43 (17.62%) Lync
15 43 (17.62%) .NET
16 41 (16.80%) MS Exchange
17 40 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 39 (15.98%) Migration
19 34 (13.93%) Hitachi
20 33 (13.52%) Kimball Methodology
21 32 (13.11%) Hyper-V
22 29 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
22 29 (11.89%) MCSE
23 25 (10.25%) MCITP
23 25 (10.25%) Relational Database
24 24 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
24 24 (9.84%) SCOM

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (18.85%) SharePoint
2 43 (17.62%) Lync
3 41 (16.80%) MS Exchange
4 29 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.82%) IIS
11 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.82%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 98 (40.16%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.33%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 67 (27.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (5.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (4.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.85%) Office 365
2 40 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.51%) TCP/IP
1 11 (4.51%) Skype
2 6 (2.46%) Unified Communications
2 6 (2.46%) SAN
3 5 (2.05%) VoIP
4 4 (1.64%) SMTP
4 4 (1.64%) X.400
4 4 (1.64%) X.500
4 4 (1.64%) LDAP
5 2 (0.82%) VPN
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) IPsec
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
5 2 (0.82%) Firewall
5 2 (0.82%) DHCP
5 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (38.93%) SQL Server
2 79 (32.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (29.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (26.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (18.44%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (10.25%) Relational Database
7 24 (9.84%) OLAP
8 23 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (6.56%) PerformancePoint
9 16 (6.56%) RDBMS
10 15 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Power View
12 12 (4.92%) Data Mining
13 11 (4.51%) Big Data
13 11 (4.51%) QlikView
14 9 (3.69%) HDInsight
15 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (1.64%) Star Schema
16 4 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.51%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 21 (8.61%) Finance
2 15 (6.15%) Legal
3 10 (4.10%) Advertising
4 6 (2.46%) Banking
5 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) French Language
7 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
7 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.62%) .NET
2 19 (7.79%) WCF
3 16 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.15%) XML
4 15 (6.15%) .NET Framework
5 12 (4.92%) SOAP
5 12 (4.92%) Web Services
6 8 (3.28%) HTML
7 7 (2.87%) Middleware
7 7 (2.87%) CSS
7 7 (2.87%) jQuery
7 7 (2.87%) REST
8 6 (2.46%) D3.js
8 6 (2.46%) WF
8 6 (2.46%) DHTML
9 5 (2.05%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.05%) LINQ
10 4 (1.64%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.23%) MDX
11 3 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.92%) Private Cloud
3 9 (3.69%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.69%) Neural Network
4 8 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.64%) Clustering
7 3 (1.23%) Replication
7 3 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Blog
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.05%) Windows
2 24 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.69%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.69%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.46%) Linux
5 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.74%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (28.28%) CRM
3 39 (15.98%) Migration
4 33 (13.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 22 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.61%) Analytics
6 21 (8.61%) Mentoring
7 20 (8.20%) Scrum
7 20 (8.20%) ETL
8 16 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.51%) ITIL
9 11 (4.51%) RUP
10 10 (4.10%) OO
10 10 (4.10%) Waterfall
11 9 (3.69%) Predictive Analytics
11 9 (3.69%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.69%) Performance Management
11 9 (3.69%) Machine Learning
11 9 (3.69%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (3.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.64%) SQL
2 18 (7.38%) C#
3 15 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.69%) R
6 8 (3.28%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.46%) VBScript
8 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.64%) C
10 3 (1.23%) X++
11 2 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (11.89%) MCSE
3 25 (10.25%) MCITP
4 19 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.97%) MCTS
5 17 (6.97%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.92%) MCSA
7 9 (3.69%) Degree
8 7 (2.87%) MCP
9 6 (2.46%) CCA
9 6 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.46%) CCEE
9 6 (2.46%) CCIA
10 5 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.82%) MCSD
13 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.41%) CCNP
13 1 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (21.72%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.82%) UAG
4 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (9.84%) SCOM
2 19 (7.79%) SCCM
3 7 (2.87%) SCVMM
3 7 (2.87%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.64%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.82%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.82%) SCSM
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 237 (97.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.93%) Hitachi
3 18 (7.38%) VMware
4 13 (5.33%) Oracle
5 12 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.10%) Citrix
7 9 (3.69%) Tableau
8 6 (2.46%) SAP
9 4 (1.64%) MobileIron
9 4 (1.64%) Symantec
9 4 (1.64%) CA
10 3 (1.23%) HP
11 2 (0.82%) Dell
11 2 (0.82%) EMC
11 2 (0.82%) Cognos
11 2 (0.82%) AppSense
11 2 (0.82%) Informatica
11 2 (0.82%) NetApp
11 2 (0.82%) Lotus
11 2 (0.82%) Splunk
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