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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank - 178 174
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 0 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 11
Average salary - £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%
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
3414 3809 3882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.26% 94.49% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 3144 3361
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (55.56%) CRM
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) OLAP
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) MDX
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) COM
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) VBScript

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) OLAP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (22.22%) COM
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) DHTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) WF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft