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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 652 655 633
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 217 227 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 202 181 213
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +56 141 £55,000 -8.33% 18
South East -42 23 £65,000 +23.80% 7
North West +1 12 £46,000 +15.00% 5
South West -16 9 £43,000 -18.09% 5
East of England +10 4 £58,750 +9.30% 1
Midlands +9 4 £47,500 -24.00%
East Midlands +14 3 £48,250 -3.50% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £51,250 +13.88% 3
West Midlands -42 3 £50,000 - 5
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 420 (98.13%) Microsoft
2 219 (51.17%) MS Excel
3 145 (33.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 128 (29.91%) SQL Server
5 123 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
6 121 (28.27%) CRM
7 120 (28.04%) Dynamics CRM
8 118 (27.57%) Windows
9 114 (26.64%) SharePoint
9 114 (26.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 114 (26.64%) Lync
10 112 (26.17%) MCSE
11 109 (25.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 104 (24.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 102 (23.83%) Active Directory
14 99 (23.13%) SQL
15 98 (22.90%) MCITP
16 84 (19.63%) MCTS
17 79 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
18 77 (17.99%) Data Warehouse
19 72 (16.82%) MS Exchange
20 69 (16.12%) .NET
21 66 (15.42%) Office 365
22 59 (13.79%) Security Cleared
23 57 (13.32%) Exchange Server 2013
24 56 (13.08%) SC Cleared
25 52 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
26 51 (11.92%) OLAP
27 50 (11.68%) Migration
27 50 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 114 (26.64%) SharePoint
1 114 (26.64%) Lync
2 72 (16.82%) MS Exchange
3 57 (13.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
7 12 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.80%) IIS
8 6 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.40%) MS Project Server
9 5 (1.17%) SAS
9 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.47%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.23%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 219 (51.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.97%) PowerPivot
3 16 (3.74%) MS Office
4 6 (1.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 120 (28.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (5.61%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 66 (15.42%) Office 365
2 52 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.88%) Unified Communications
2 13 (3.04%) VoIP
3 9 (2.10%) SAN
4 8 (1.87%) PBX
5 5 (1.17%) Firewall
6 3 (0.70%) VLAN
6 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.70%) VPN
6 3 (0.70%) DNS
6 3 (0.70%) NAS
7 2 (0.47%) DHCP
7 2 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.47%) LDAP
7 2 (0.47%) LAN
7 2 (0.47%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.23%) X.400
8 1 (0.23%) X.500
8 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 114 (26.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 109 (25.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 104 (24.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 77 (17.99%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (11.92%) OLAP
7 38 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (7.01%) Relational Database
9 27 (6.31%) QlikView
10 26 (6.07%) Big Data
11 24 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (5.61%) PerformancePoint
12 19 (4.44%) RDBMS
13 15 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (3.27%) Microsoft Power View
15 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.17%) Star Schema
16 5 (1.17%) Data Mining
16 5 (1.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (7.71%) Finance
2 21 (4.91%) Advertising
3 20 (4.67%) Retail
4 14 (3.27%) Marketing
5 12 (2.80%) Banking
6 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.40%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.40%) Legal
7 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.40%) French Language
7 6 (1.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.12%) .NET
2 26 (6.07%) MDX
3 18 (4.21%) ASP.NET
4 16 (3.74%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.57%) jQuery
6 10 (2.34%) D3.js
7 8 (1.87%) XML
7 8 (1.87%) HTML
8 7 (1.64%) Web Services
9 6 (1.40%) WF
9 6 (1.40%) DHTML
9 6 (1.40%) COM
10 3 (0.70%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.70%) WCF
11 2 (0.47%) Middleware
11 2 (0.47%) HTML5
11 2 (0.47%) REST
11 2 (0.47%) SOAP
12 1 (0.23%) XSD
12 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 79 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.41%) Private Cloud
3 22 (5.14%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.91%) Neural Network
5 20 (4.67%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.40%) Blog
6 6 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.17%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.17%) Statistics
8 4 (0.93%) Clustering
9 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (27.57%) Windows
2 41 (9.58%) Windows 7
3 39 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (7.71%) Windows 8
5 32 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
2 121 (28.27%) CRM
3 50 (11.68%) Migration
3 50 (11.68%) Kimball Methodology
4 46 (10.75%) ETL
5 29 (6.78%) Analytics
6 27 (6.31%) Mentoring
7 26 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (6.07%) Project Management
8 25 (5.84%) Business Analysis
9 24 (5.61%) Scrum
9 24 (5.61%) Service Delivery
9 24 (5.61%) Waterfall
10 21 (4.91%) Predictive Analytics
10 21 (4.91%) Performance Management
10 21 (4.91%) Mobile Application Development
10 21 (4.91%) Machine Learning
11 17 (3.97%) Workflow
12 16 (3.74%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (3.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 99 (23.13%) SQL
2 32 (7.48%) JavaScript
3 23 (5.37%) C#
4 21 (4.91%) R
5 16 (3.74%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.64%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.40%) VBScript
8 4 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.23%) Java
9 1 (0.23%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 145 (33.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (26.17%) MCSE
3 98 (22.90%) MCITP
4 84 (19.63%) MCTS
5 59 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 56 (13.08%) SC Cleared
7 32 (7.48%) Degree
8 29 (6.78%) MCSA
9 19 (4.44%) CCA
9 19 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
9 19 (4.44%) CCEE
9 19 (4.44%) CCIA
10 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 7 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.93%) CCNA
13 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.93%) MCP
13 4 (0.93%) MCSD
13 4 (0.93%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.67%) SLA
2 8 (1.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (23.83%) Active Directory
2 44 (10.28%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.40%) XenApp
5 5 (1.17%) XenServer
5 5 (1.17%) vSphere
6 4 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (11.21%) SCCM
2 43 (10.05%) SCOM
3 20 (4.67%) SCVMM
4 13 (3.04%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.47%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.23%) SCSM
7 1 (0.23%) MIIS
Vendors
1 420 (98.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.24%) Oracle
3 26 (6.07%) Tableau
4 21 (4.91%) VMware
5 16 (3.74%) Citrix
5 16 (3.74%) Hitachi
6 12 (2.80%) SAP
6 12 (2.80%) Cisco
7 11 (2.57%) Teradata
8 9 (2.10%) Sonus
9 8 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.64%) Acme Packet
10 7 (1.64%) HP
10 7 (1.64%) Cognos
11 6 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.40%) Informatica
12 5 (1.17%) Juniper
13 2 (0.47%) Avaya
13 2 (0.47%) NetApp
13 2 (0.47%) Dell
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