The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 238 224 236
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 14 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
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 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Manchester -11 8 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Merseyside +9 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Lancashire -6 2 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire -9 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) MCSE
4 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (28.00%) MCITP
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Lync
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (20.00%) Advertising
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) MCTS
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) SCCM
8 3 (12.00%) Office 365
8 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Lync
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
2 7 (28.00%) MCITP
3 4 (16.00%) MCTS
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) AAT
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) ACCA
5 1 (4.00%) CIMA
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (8.00%) UAG
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) MOM
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam
Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £0 - 45k per year + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, pension, holiday incentives
Posted: 14 days ago