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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 171 170 178
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 9 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +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
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (26.67%) Lync
4 3 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (20.00%) Advertising
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) AppSense
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (26.67%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ACCA
2 1 (6.67%) CIMA
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) AAT
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) AppSense
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Posted: 2 days ago
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