The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 23 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 114 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 28 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.91% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.96% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 21
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2313 2073 2234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.08% 94.61% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1670 1931
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Microsoft Consultant
Berkshire

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
3 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 21 (55.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (44.74%) Windows
5 17 (44.74%) Migration
5 17 (44.74%) Lync
6 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
7 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (28.95%) Citrix
10 10 (26.32%) SCCM
11 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (23.68%) Data Management
11 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
12 8 (21.05%) ETL
12 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
12 8 (21.05%) Visualisation
12 8 (21.05%) Office 365
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (21.05%) Master Data Management
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (21.05%) MDX
12 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (44.74%) Lync
2 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
3 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) IPv6
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) VLAN
2 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) IPv4
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.26%) Electronics
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) MDX
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Visualisation
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Migration
2 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (23.68%) Data Management
4 8 (21.05%) Master Data Management
4 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
4 8 (21.05%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 7 (18.42%) MCSE
3 7 (18.42%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) MCTS
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) Terminal Server
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Xen
4 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (7.89%) UAG
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) SCOrch
3 4 (10.53%) WSUS
3 4 (10.53%) SCSM
4 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.26%) MOM
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Symantec
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) Websense
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