The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 60 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.57% 0.15% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.16% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
497 638 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.03% 96.52% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 403 569 502
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool +22 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Microsoft Consultant
North West

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (60.00%) ACCA
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) ICAEW
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) CIPFA
2 3 (60.00%) CIMA
2 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ACCA
2 3 (60.00%) CIPFA
2 3 (60.00%) CIMA
2 3 (60.00%) ICAEW
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware