The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 236 245 217
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 19 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 20
Average salary £45,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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Manchester +15 17 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
3 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
4 13 (31.71%) ERP
5 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (24.39%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (24.39%) PowerPivot
6 10 (24.39%) Windows
7 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
7 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
7 9 (21.95%) Star Schema
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (21.95%) Hitachi
7 9 (21.95%) MDX
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (21.95%) PerformancePoint
8 8 (19.51%) MCITP
8 8 (19.51%) Migration
8 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.07%) MCSE
9 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
9 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
10 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (12.20%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) Clustering

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (9.76%) Lync
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
7 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.44%) FRx
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (21.95%) PerformancePoint
2 9 (21.95%) Star Schema
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) QlikView
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ERP
2 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (24.39%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (19.51%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
8 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.44%) ETL
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCITP
3 7 (17.07%) MCSE
4 5 (12.20%) MCTS
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CCA
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (9.76%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (9.76%) UAG
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
1 5 (12.20%) SCOM
2 4 (9.76%) MOM
2 4 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (9.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (9.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Hitachi
3 4 (9.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
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