The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 156 154 134
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 7 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.38% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 15
Average salary £48,750 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3094 3178 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 95.55% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 2026 2070
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Aberdeen +13 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Glasgow +7 1 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Advertising
3 11 (55.00%) ERP
4 10 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (35.00%) Project Management
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) MCSE
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) CRM
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) SAP
8 5 (25.00%) Sage
8 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) MOF
9 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (20.00%) MCITP
9 4 (20.00%) X++
9 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
9 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (20.00%) Lync
9 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (60.00%) Advertising
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ERP
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) MOF
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) X++
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Sage
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) Sophos
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
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