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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 644 665 631
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 228 192 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 201 181 211
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,400 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 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 20 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 +32 74 £47,500 -17.39% 17
London -38 69 £56,250 -6.25% 22
West Midlands +22 29 £47,000 -6.37% 5
Yorkshire -16 22 £42,000 -4.00% 8
North West -11 13 £45,000 +7.14% 5
East Midlands -11 10 £42,000 -16.00% 1
East of England +2 8 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West -15 2 £48,000 -8.57% 3
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 520 (97.93%) Microsoft
2 265 (49.91%) MS Excel
3 179 (33.71%) Active Directory
4 172 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 166 (31.26%) SQL Server
6 164 (30.89%) Windows
7 129 (24.29%) CRM
7 129 (24.29%) Hyper-V
8 127 (23.92%) Lync
9 126 (23.73%) MCSE
9 126 (23.73%) MCITP
10 121 (22.79%) Dynamics CRM
11 113 (21.28%) MS Exchange
12 100 (18.83%) Office 365
13 96 (18.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 91 (17.14%) SharePoint
15 90 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 85 (16.01%) SQL
17 84 (15.82%) SCCM
18 81 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
19 78 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
20 76 (14.31%) Finance
21 75 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 74 (13.94%) VMware
23 71 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
23 71 (13.37%) Windows Server 2012
24 70 (13.18%) Migration
24 70 (13.18%) .NET
25 68 (12.81%) MCTS
26 62 (11.68%) Degree

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 127 (23.92%) Lync
2 113 (21.28%) MS Exchange
3 96 (18.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 91 (17.14%) SharePoint
5 81 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (6.03%) Office Communications Server
9 24 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (3.39%) IIS
11 17 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 265 (49.91%) MS Excel
2 57 (10.73%) MS Office
3 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 121 (22.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (8.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (18.83%) Office 365
2 26 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (11.30%) Unified Communications
2 59 (11.11%) SAN
3 39 (7.34%) DNS
4 30 (5.65%) NAS
5 16 (3.01%) iSCSI
6 15 (2.82%) Firewall
6 15 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (2.07%) DHCP
9 10 (1.88%) IPv6
10 9 (1.69%) VPN
11 6 (1.13%) VLAN
12 5 (0.94%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.94%) WAN
12 5 (0.94%) IPv4
13 4 (0.75%) VoIP
14 3 (0.56%) Internet
14 3 (0.56%) PBX
14 3 (0.56%) NetScaler
15 2 (0.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (31.26%) SQL Server
2 90 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (11.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (4.33%) Relational Database
9 21 (3.95%) RDBMS
10 20 (3.77%) OLAP
11 18 (3.39%) PerformancePoint
12 14 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.07%) Data Mining
14 10 (1.88%) Star Schema
15 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (0.94%) DB2
16 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.75%) MS Access
17 4 (0.75%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.75%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 76 (14.31%) Finance
2 34 (6.40%) Advertising
3 27 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.58%) Retail
5 14 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.88%) Banking
7 7 (1.32%) Marketing
8 6 (1.13%) Publishing
9 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.19%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.18%) .NET
2 19 (3.58%) Application Packaging
3 17 (3.20%) ASP.NET
4 16 (3.01%) HTML
5 14 (2.64%) XML
5 14 (2.64%) MDX
6 11 (2.07%) WSDL
6 11 (2.07%) CSS
7 6 (1.13%) Web Services
8 5 (0.94%) jQuery
9 4 (0.75%) HTML5
9 4 (0.75%) SAML
9 4 (0.75%) Ajax
10 3 (0.56%) COM
11 2 (0.38%) WinForms
12 1 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.19%) JSON
12 1 (0.19%) WCF
12 1 (0.19%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.01%) PKI
2 11 (2.07%) Clustering
3 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.13%) Data Integration
5 4 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 4 (0.75%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.75%) DTV
6 3 (0.56%) FMCG
6 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.38%) EPoS
8 1 (0.19%) NHS
8 1 (0.19%) Replication
8 1 (0.19%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.19%) iPad
8 1 (0.19%) iPhone
8 1 (0.19%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 164 (30.89%) Windows
2 71 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 71 (13.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.82%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.94%) UNIX
6 5 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (24.29%) CRM
2 78 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (13.18%) Migration
4 53 (9.98%) Project Management
5 43 (8.10%) Business Analysis
6 36 (6.78%) ETL
7 33 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
8 30 (5.65%) Technical Analysis
9 23 (4.33%) Kimball Methodology
10 18 (3.39%) Information Management
11 17 (3.20%) ITIL
12 16 (3.01%) MOF
13 12 (2.26%) PRINCE2
13 12 (2.26%) Validation
14 10 (1.88%) ERP
15 9 (1.69%) Data Protection
16 8 (1.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (1.51%) Logistics
16 8 (1.51%) Workflow
17 7 (1.32%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.01%) SQL
2 54 (10.17%) C#
3 20 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 10 (1.88%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.94%) VBA
6 5 (0.94%) Python
6 5 (0.94%) Ruby
6 5 (0.94%) Perl
6 5 (0.94%) Java
7 3 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.38%) C
9 1 (0.19%) LINC
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 172 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (23.73%) MCSE
2 126 (23.73%) MCITP
3 68 (12.81%) MCTS
4 62 (11.68%) Degree
5 46 (8.66%) MCSA
6 28 (5.27%) CCA
6 28 (5.27%) Citrix Certification
7 21 (3.95%) CIMA
7 21 (3.95%) AAT
8 19 (3.58%) CCAA
8 19 (3.58%) CCEA
9 10 (1.88%) ACCA
9 10 (1.88%) CCEE
10 7 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.13%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.94%) MCP
12 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (0.75%) ECDL
13 4 (0.75%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.88%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 179 (33.71%) Active Directory
2 129 (24.29%) Hyper-V
3 61 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (6.97%) XenDesktop
5 28 (5.27%) XenApp
6 22 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (3.01%) Forefront TMG
8 13 (2.45%) UAG
9 11 (2.07%) Terminal Server
10 8 (1.51%) ISA Server
11 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.94%) Xen
12 5 (0.94%) XenServer
13 4 (0.75%) vSphere
14 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 84 (15.82%) SCCM
2 48 (9.04%) SCVMM
3 40 (7.53%) SCOM
4 14 (2.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 13 (2.45%) SCOrch
6 11 (2.07%) SCSM
7 7 (1.32%) WSUS
8 4 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.75%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.56%) MOM
9 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 520 (97.93%) Microsoft
2 74 (13.94%) VMware
3 47 (8.85%) Citrix
4 25 (4.71%) SAP
5 14 (2.64%) Oracle
6 10 (1.88%) Hitachi
7 7 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.32%) Juniper
7 7 (1.32%) HP
8 6 (1.13%) Cisco
8 6 (1.13%) NetApp
8 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.94%) Symantec
9 5 (0.94%) Websense
9 5 (0.94%) IBM
9 5 (0.94%) Cognos
10 4 (0.75%) Siebel
10 4 (0.75%) Sybase
10 4 (0.75%) Adobe
11 3 (0.56%) Lotus
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