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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 620 673 604
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 232 193 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 218 148 232
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,750 £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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
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 £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 3 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 3 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 +57 149 £55,000 -8.33% 16
South East -50 27 £65,000 +18.18% 13
North West -17 14 £46,000 +15.00% 7
Midlands 0 6 £50,000 -20.00%
South West -20 6 £41,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +30 4 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands -28 4 £49,250 +3.68% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
North East -10 2 £47,500 -
East of England -1 1 £60,000 +17.07% 4
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 429 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 216 (49.09%) MS Excel
3 154 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 121 (27.50%) SharePoint
5 119 (27.05%) SQL Server
6 117 (26.59%) Lync
7 116 (26.36%) MCSE
8 114 (25.91%) Windows
8 114 (25.91%) Business Intelligence
9 111 (25.23%) CRM
9 111 (25.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 108 (24.55%) Active Directory
11 102 (23.18%) MCITP
12 100 (22.73%) SQL
13 97 (22.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 92 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 92 (20.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 84 (19.09%) MCTS
16 75 (17.05%) MS Exchange
17 72 (16.36%) Office 365
17 72 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
18 69 (15.68%) .NET
19 66 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
20 60 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
21 56 (12.73%) Security Cleared
22 55 (12.50%) SC Cleared
23 53 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
24 50 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
25 49 (11.14%) Migration
26 48 (10.91%) SCCM

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 121 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 117 (26.59%) Lync
3 75 (17.05%) MS Exchange
4 60 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (5.23%) Office Communications Server
8 14 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.95%) IIS
10 8 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.36%) MS Project Server
13 5 (1.14%) SAS
14 4 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.23%) CMS
15 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 216 (49.09%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.09%) MS Office
3 14 (3.18%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 111 (25.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (6.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.36%) Office 365
2 53 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.77%) Unified Communications
2 16 (3.64%) VoIP
3 15 (3.41%) SAN
4 8 (1.82%) PBX
5 7 (1.59%) NAS
6 5 (1.14%) Firewall
6 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.14%) VPN
6 5 (1.14%) DNS
7 4 (0.91%) DHCP
7 4 (0.91%) Internet
8 3 (0.68%) VLAN
9 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.45%) LAN
9 2 (0.45%) WAN
10 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (27.05%) SQL Server
2 97 (22.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (20.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 66 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (9.55%) OLAP
6 37 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 24 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (5.45%) QlikView
9 23 (5.23%) Big Data
10 19 (4.32%) PerformancePoint
11 17 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (3.18%) RDBMS
13 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Power View
14 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.36%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
16 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Hudson
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (8.41%) Finance
2 27 (6.14%) Advertising
3 21 (4.77%) Retail
4 18 (4.09%) Marketing
5 11 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.05%) Banking
7 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.36%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.36%) French Language
7 6 (1.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.68%) .NET
2 26 (5.91%) MDX
3 16 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.73%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.27%) D3.js
6 8 (1.82%) jQuery
7 7 (1.59%) HTML
8 6 (1.36%) XML
9 5 (1.14%) Web Services
9 5 (1.14%) COM
10 3 (0.68%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.45%) SAML
11 2 (0.45%) HTML5
11 2 (0.45%) JSON
12 1 (0.23%) WCF
12 1 (0.23%) CSS
12 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.77%) Visualisation
3 19 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.09%) Neural Network
5 6 (1.36%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.14%) Statistics
6 5 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.91%) Clustering
7 4 (0.91%) Blog
8 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.45%) Replication
8 2 (0.45%) PKI
9 1 (0.23%) Life Science
9 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 114 (25.91%) Windows
2 39 (8.86%) Windows 7
2 39 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (7.05%) Windows 8
5 21 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (25.91%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (25.23%) CRM
3 49 (11.14%) Migration
4 43 (9.77%) Kimball Methodology
5 39 (8.86%) ETL
6 29 (6.59%) Analytics
6 29 (6.59%) Project Management
7 27 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (6.14%) Mentoring
8 23 (5.23%) Waterfall
9 22 (5.00%) Scrum
9 22 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 19 (4.32%) ERP
10 19 (4.32%) Business Analysis
11 18 (4.09%) Predictive Analytics
11 18 (4.09%) Performance Management
11 18 (4.09%) Mobile Application Development
11 18 (4.09%) Machine Learning
12 15 (3.41%) GAP Analysis
13 14 (3.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 100 (22.73%) SQL
2 35 (7.95%) JavaScript
3 28 (6.36%) C#
4 18 (4.09%) R
5 17 (3.86%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.82%) C
8 1 (0.23%) Java
8 1 (0.23%) VB
8 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 154 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (26.36%) MCSE
3 102 (23.18%) MCITP
4 84 (19.09%) MCTS
5 56 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 55 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.73%) Degree
8 33 (7.50%) MCSA
9 20 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 18 (4.09%) CCEE
10 18 (4.09%) CCIA
10 18 (4.09%) CCA
10 18 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.27%) MCSD
12 7 (1.59%) VCP4
12 7 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.91%) ACCA
14 4 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.32%) SLA
2 8 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 108 (24.55%) Active Directory
2 47 (10.68%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.59%) XenApp
5 5 (1.14%) XenServer
5 5 (1.14%) vSphere
6 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.45%) UAG
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (10.91%) SCCM
2 45 (10.23%) SCOM
3 22 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 16 (3.64%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.14%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.45%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) SCSM
7 1 (0.23%) MIIS
Vendors
1 429 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.36%) Oracle
3 25 (5.68%) VMware
4 24 (5.45%) Tableau
5 18 (4.09%) Hitachi
6 17 (3.86%) Citrix
7 16 (3.64%) Cisco
8 11 (2.50%) HP
8 11 (2.50%) Teradata
9 9 (2.05%) Sonus
9 9 (2.05%) SAP
10 7 (1.59%) Cognos
10 7 (1.59%) Acme Packet
11 6 (1.36%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.36%) Informatica
12 5 (1.14%) Juniper
13 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.45%) Brocade
14 2 (0.45%) Avaya
14 2 (0.45%) NetApp
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