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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 157 140 154
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 14 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Glasgow -9 3 £50,000 +72.41%
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (51.85%) SAN
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) MCSE
2 14 (51.85%) MCITP
3 12 (44.44%) iSCSI
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Lync
3 12 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 12 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 12 (44.44%) IIS
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 12 (44.44%) MOF
4 9 (33.33%) Advertising
5 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) ERP
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Sage
8 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) CRM
8 4 (14.81%) SAP
8 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (14.81%) Degree

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (44.44%) IIS
1 12 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) SAN
2 12 (44.44%) iSCSI
2 12 (44.44%) Unified Communications
2 12 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Advertising
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) MOF
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
1 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.93%) ERP
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) X++
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) MCSE
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (51.85%) MCITP
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Sage
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent employee benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus a great benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago