The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 180 172 174
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.06%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Manchester region.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (23.53%) MCITP
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) MCSE
4 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (17.65%) Lync
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Advertising
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) SCCM
6 2 (11.76%) SCOM
6 2 (11.76%) MCTS
6 2 (11.76%) Clustering
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2000

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCITP
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) AAT
4 1 (5.88%) ACCA
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) CIMA
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (11.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) MOM
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec
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