The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 121 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 15 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.49% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.52% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 1
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2276 2110 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 93.86% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1675 1602
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
3 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
5 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
6 15 (41.67%) SCCM
6 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (33.33%) Migration
9 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
9 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (27.78%) Lync
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (25.00%) Terminal Server
12 8 (22.22%) MCITP
12 8 (22.22%) MCSE
12 8 (22.22%) Clustering
13 7 (19.44%) VMware
13 7 (19.44%) Citrix
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (19.44%) WSUS

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (27.78%) Lync
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) IPv6
2 4 (11.11%) VLAN
2 4 (11.11%) IPv4
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (5.56%) DB2
6 2 (5.56%) OLAP
6 2 (5.56%) ROLAP
6 2 (5.56%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
1 2 (5.56%) Electronics
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) jQuery
1 4 (11.11%) JSON
1 4 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) EPoS
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) UNIX
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 4 (11.11%) Data Management
4 4 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.11%) Ruby
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) Perl
2 4 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.22%) MCITP
2 8 (22.22%) MCSE
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) MCTS
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (11.11%) Xen
6 2 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (5.56%) UAG
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) WSUS
3 4 (11.11%) SCOM
4 3 (8.33%) SCSM
4 3 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.56%) SCDPM
5 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.78%) MOM
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Netezza
4 2 (5.56%) Teradata
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Websense
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
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