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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 671 619 653
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 197 251 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 185 199 207
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £40,000 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -40 107 £60,000 +4.34% 21
South East -5 44 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Yorkshire -12 12 £57,500 +15.00% 8
West Midlands -13 9 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North West -31 8 £55,000 +22.22% 6
East Midlands +22 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North East -10 6 £53,750 -2.27% 1
South West -24 4 £47,500 +6.74% 5
Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 397 (97.54%) Microsoft
2 190 (46.68%) MS Excel
3 142 (34.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 123 (30.22%) SharePoint
5 112 (27.52%) SQL Server
6 106 (26.04%) Active Directory
7 104 (25.55%) Windows
8 98 (24.08%) MCSE
9 97 (23.83%) Lync
10 95 (23.34%) CRM
10 95 (23.34%) Dynamics CRM
11 92 (22.60%) Business Intelligence
11 92 (22.60%) MCITP
12 91 (22.36%) SQL
13 78 (19.16%) .NET
14 73 (17.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 73 (17.94%) Office 365
15 71 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 71 (17.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 66 (16.22%) MS Exchange
17 61 (14.99%) MCTS
18 56 (13.76%) Hyper-V
19 55 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
20 52 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2013
21 46 (11.30%) SCCM
22 45 (11.06%) C#
23 44 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
24 43 (10.57%) SC Cleared
24 43 (10.57%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 123 (30.22%) SharePoint
2 97 (23.83%) Lync
3 66 (16.22%) MS Exchange
4 52 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
8 18 (4.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (2.70%) IIS
11 8 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.74%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.25%) CMS
15 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 190 (46.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.47%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 95 (23.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (8.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.74%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.25%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.94%) Office 365
2 44 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.72%) IaaS
4 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.58%) Unified Communications
2 20 (4.91%) VoIP
3 19 (4.67%) SAN
4 12 (2.95%) DNS
5 10 (2.46%) NAS
6 6 (1.47%) DHCP
7 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.98%) PBX
7 4 (0.98%) Internet
7 4 (0.98%) Firewall
8 3 (0.74%) VPN
8 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.49%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.25%) VLAN
10 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.25%) LAN
10 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 73 (17.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (17.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 52 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.65%) OLAP
6 20 (4.91%) QlikView
6 20 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.93%) Big Data
8 16 (3.93%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.21%) PerformancePoint
12 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.23%) DB2
14 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Power View
15 3 (0.74%) Informix
15 3 (0.74%) Ingres
16 2 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.25%) Hudson
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (10.32%) Finance
2 27 (6.63%) Advertising
3 20 (4.91%) Retail
4 13 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.97%) Marketing
6 6 (1.47%) French Language
6 6 (1.47%) Spanish Language
6 6 (1.47%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.49%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.25%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (19.16%) .NET
2 18 (4.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.19%) MDX
4 12 (2.95%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.70%) jQuery
6 10 (2.46%) D3.js
7 8 (1.97%) HTML
8 7 (1.72%) XML
9 6 (1.47%) Web Services
9 6 (1.47%) JSON
10 5 (1.23%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.74%) SAML
12 2 (0.49%) COM
13 1 (0.25%) CSS
13 1 (0.25%) Ajax
13 1 (0.25%) WCF
13 1 (0.25%) WF
13 1 (0.25%) HTML5
13 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (0.25%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.42%) Visualisation
3 15 (3.69%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.69%) Neural Network
4 7 (1.72%) PKI
5 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.98%) FMCG
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.74%) Replication
7 3 (0.74%) Clustering
8 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.25%) Life Science
9 1 (0.25%) Blog
9 1 (0.25%) Statistics
9 1 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 104 (25.55%) Windows
2 34 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (8.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (6.14%) Windows 7
4 22 (5.41%) Windows 8
5 17 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (23.34%) CRM
2 92 (22.60%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (10.32%) Migration
4 35 (8.60%) Project Management
5 32 (7.86%) Kimball Methodology
6 29 (7.13%) ETL
7 28 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (5.65%) Scrum
9 20 (4.91%) Business Analysis
9 20 (4.91%) Mentoring
10 19 (4.67%) Analytics
10 19 (4.67%) Waterfall
10 19 (4.67%) Workflow
11 18 (4.42%) ERP
12 16 (3.93%) Information Management
12 16 (3.93%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (3.69%) Predictive Analytics
13 15 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (3.69%) Performance Management
13 15 (3.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 91 (22.36%) SQL
2 45 (11.06%) C#
3 36 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.69%) R
5 14 (3.44%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.46%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.21%) C
8 2 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.25%) Java
9 1 (0.25%) VB
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (34.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (24.08%) MCSE
3 92 (22.60%) MCITP
4 61 (14.99%) MCTS
5 43 (10.57%) SC Cleared
5 43 (10.57%) Security Cleared
6 32 (7.86%) MCSA
7 28 (6.88%) Degree
8 22 (5.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 17 (4.18%) CCA
9 17 (4.18%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.95%) MCSD
10 12 (2.95%) CCIA
10 12 (2.95%) CCEE
11 9 (2.21%) CIMA
12 7 (1.72%) ACCA
13 6 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.47%) AAT
14 5 (1.23%) CCAA
14 5 (1.23%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.69%) SLA
2 8 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 106 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 56 (13.76%) Hyper-V
3 21 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.19%) XenApp
5 10 (2.46%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.23%) XenServer
8 3 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.74%) UAG
8 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.49%) vSphere
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (11.30%) SCCM
2 30 (7.37%) SCOM
2 30 (7.37%) SCVMM
3 14 (3.44%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 397 (97.54%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.35%) VMware
3 31 (7.62%) Oracle
4 26 (6.39%) Citrix
5 17 (4.18%) Tableau
6 16 (3.93%) Cisco
6 16 (3.93%) Hitachi
7 11 (2.70%) HP
8 10 (2.46%) SAP
9 8 (1.97%) Teradata
10 6 (1.47%) Juniper
10 6 (1.47%) Cognos
11 5 (1.23%) Informatica
11 5 (1.23%) IBM
12 4 (0.98%) Sybase
12 4 (0.98%) Sonus
13 3 (0.74%) Acme Packet
13 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.74%) Siebel
14 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
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