The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 156 141 147
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 16 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.35% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 4
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +21.05%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3438 3105 2975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.48% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2057 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +10 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Glasgow -12 5 £40,500 +39.65% 2
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Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (53.57%) SAN
2 15 (53.57%) MCSE
2 15 (53.57%) MCITP
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) IIS
4 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 12 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 12 (42.86%) MOF
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 12 (42.86%) Lync
4 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 12 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Advertising
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) ERP
7 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Sage
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) SAP
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) CRM

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (42.86%) IIS
1 12 (42.86%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) SAN
2 12 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 12 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
1 8 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
1 12 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 12 (42.86%) MOF
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) ERP
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) X++
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (53.57%) MCSE
1 15 (53.57%) MCITP
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Sage
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
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