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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 703 607 648
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 151 295 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 140 262 200
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +35 85 £62,500 +4.16% 23
South East -58 18 £50,000 +5.26% 7
East of England +6 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire -5 9 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South West -9 9 £48,000 -12.72% 2
North West -6 5 £50,000 -4.76% 12
West Midlands -30 5 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Midlands -3 1 £42,500 -32.00%
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 371 (97.63%) Microsoft
2 178 (46.84%) MS Excel
3 118 (31.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 117 (30.79%) SQL Server
5 115 (30.26%) Windows
6 102 (26.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (26.05%) Lync
8 98 (25.79%) CRM
9 97 (25.53%) Active Directory
9 97 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
9 97 (25.53%) Dynamics CRM
10 95 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 92 (24.21%) MCSE
11 92 (24.21%) SQL
12 91 (23.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 85 (22.37%) SharePoint
14 76 (20.00%) MCITP
15 75 (19.74%) MS Exchange
16 72 (18.95%) MCTS
17 68 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
18 64 (16.84%) Office 365
19 61 (16.05%) .NET
20 57 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
21 56 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
21 56 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
22 53 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
23 52 (13.68%) Migration
24 49 (12.89%) Kimball Methodology
25 47 (12.37%) SCCM
26 44 (11.58%) OLAP

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 99 (26.05%) Lync
2 85 (22.37%) SharePoint
3 75 (19.74%) MS Exchange
4 57 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 56 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.42%) Office Communications Server
8 11 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (2.37%) IIS
11 7 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.32%) SAS
12 5 (1.32%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.53%) Content Management Server
15 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 178 (46.84%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 14 (3.68%) MS Office
4 5 (1.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 97 (25.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.53%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.26%) Tridion
5 1 (0.26%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 64 (16.84%) Office 365
2 53 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.05%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Scribe Online
5 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.37%) Unified Communications
2 9 (2.37%) Skype
3 7 (1.84%) PBX
3 7 (1.84%) VoIP
3 7 (1.84%) SAN
4 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.32%) LDAP
5 4 (1.05%) Firewall
5 4 (1.05%) X.400
5 4 (1.05%) X.500
5 4 (1.05%) SMTP
6 3 (0.79%) VPN
6 3 (0.79%) VLAN
7 2 (0.53%) NAS
7 2 (0.53%) Network Security
7 2 (0.53%) IPsec
7 2 (0.53%) DNS
7 2 (0.53%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) LAN
8 1 (0.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (30.79%) SQL Server
2 102 (26.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (23.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 68 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (11.58%) OLAP
7 37 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (8.68%) Relational Database
9 27 (7.11%) PerformancePoint
10 24 (6.32%) QlikView
11 23 (6.05%) Big Data
12 22 (5.79%) RDBMS
13 20 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (4.21%) Microsoft Power View
14 16 (4.21%) HDInsight
15 13 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (2.63%) Data Mining
17 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 6 (1.58%) Star Schema
19 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (1.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Hudson
General
1 33 (8.68%) Finance
2 14 (3.68%) Marketing
3 12 (3.16%) Banking
4 11 (2.89%) Legal
5 10 (2.63%) Advertising
6 8 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.84%) Retail
8 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.53%) French Language
8 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.05%) .NET
2 25 (6.58%) MDX
3 18 (4.74%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.68%) .NET Framework
4 14 (3.68%) WCF
5 11 (2.89%) XML
6 8 (2.11%) D3.js
6 8 (2.11%) jQuery
6 8 (2.11%) HTML
6 8 (2.11%) Web Services
7 7 (1.84%) SOAP
7 7 (1.84%) Middleware
7 7 (1.84%) REST
8 6 (1.58%) WF
8 6 (1.58%) COM
8 6 (1.58%) DHTML
9 5 (1.32%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.53%) HTML5
11 1 (0.26%) XSD
11 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.95%) Private Cloud
3 17 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.21%) Neural Network
5 15 (3.95%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.58%) Blog
7 5 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.32%) Statistics
8 2 (0.53%) Clustering
9 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (30.26%) Windows
2 37 (9.74%) Windows 7
2 37 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (7.89%) Windows 8
4 19 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.79%) CRM
2 97 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (13.68%) Migration
4 49 (12.89%) Kimball Methodology
5 37 (9.74%) ETL
6 29 (7.63%) Analytics
7 27 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (7.11%) Scrum
8 25 (6.58%) Business Analysis
9 21 (5.53%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 16 (4.21%) Mobile Application Development
11 16 (4.21%) Machine Learning
11 16 (4.21%) Performance Management
11 16 (4.21%) Predictive Analytics
11 16 (4.21%) Service Delivery
11 16 (4.21%) GAP Analysis
12 13 (3.42%) Project Management
13 12 (3.16%) Workflow
13 12 (3.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 92 (24.21%) SQL
2 20 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 16 (4.21%) R
3 16 (4.21%) T-SQL
4 15 (3.95%) C#
5 6 (1.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.58%) VBScript
5 6 (1.58%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.26%) Java
7 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 118 (31.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (24.21%) MCSE
3 76 (20.00%) MCITP
4 72 (18.95%) MCTS
5 32 (8.42%) Security Cleared
6 29 (7.63%) SC Cleared
7 27 (7.11%) Degree
8 22 (5.79%) MCSA
9 13 (3.42%) CCA
9 13 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (3.42%) CCEE
9 13 (3.42%) CCIA
10 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 6 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.58%) MCP
11 4 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.79%) CCNA
12 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.26%) MCT
13 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.42%) SLA
2 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 97 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 43 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.05%) XenApp
3 4 (1.05%) vSphere
4 3 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.79%) XenServer
5 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 47 (12.37%) SCCM
2 43 (11.32%) SCOM
3 16 (4.21%) SCVMM
4 8 (2.11%) SCOrch
5 6 (1.58%) Windows Intune
6 4 (1.05%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.79%) SCSM
8 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.26%) MIIS
9 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 371 (97.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.89%) Hitachi
3 25 (6.58%) Oracle
4 21 (5.53%) Tableau
5 19 (5.00%) VMware
6 13 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.16%) Teradata
8 11 (2.89%) SAP
9 9 (2.37%) Cisco
9 9 (2.37%) Sonus
10 8 (2.11%) Informatica
10 8 (2.11%) Citrix
10 8 (2.11%) Cognos
11 7 (1.84%) Acme Packet
12 6 (1.58%) HP
13 5 (1.32%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.05%) Juniper
15 2 (0.53%) Brocade
15 2 (0.53%) NetApp
16 1 (0.26%) Symantec
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