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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 131 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 14 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.66% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.71% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 3
Average salary £56,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2346 2249 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 92.90% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1751 1556
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) SCCM
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (25.00%) CRM
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (25.00%) Lync
6 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (25.00%) jQuery
6 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Terminal Server
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) VMware

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (25.00%) Lync
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) IPv4
1 2 (8.33%) IPv6
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (8.33%) DB2
5 2 (8.33%) OLAP
5 2 (8.33%) ROLAP
5 2 (8.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) JSON
1 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) MDX
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) Terminal Server
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) Xen
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (8.33%) SCSM
3 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Teradata
4 2 (8.33%) Netezza