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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 244 213 218
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 8 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 39
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £31,250 £41,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -34 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Merseyside +11 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Cheshire - 1 £55,000 - 2
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) CRM
2 13 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (26.09%) Lync
4 6 (26.09%) Office 365
5 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (17.39%) MCSE
6 4 (17.39%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (17.39%) MCITP
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
7 3 (13.04%) ACCA
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) CIPFA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
1 6 (26.09%) Lync
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCITP
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) ICAEW
3 3 (13.04%) ACCA
3 3 (13.04%) CIPFA
3 3 (13.04%) CIMA
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) AppSense
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) Veeam
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 28 minutes ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + home working, bonus, certifications
Posted: 24 days ago