The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 69 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.94% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 431 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.24% 95.57% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 593 366 532
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 19 (82.61%) Citrix
3 19 (82.61%) XenDesktop
4 18 (78.26%) Hyper-V
5 17 (73.91%) CCA
5 17 (73.91%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
7 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
7 12 (52.17%) Lync
8 11 (47.83%) XenApp
8 11 (47.83%) SCCM
8 11 (47.83%) DNS
9 10 (43.48%) MS Office
9 10 (43.48%) MCSE
9 10 (43.48%) VMware
9 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (43.48%) MCTS
9 10 (43.48%) MCITP
10 9 (39.13%) SCVMM
10 9 (39.13%) Application Packaging
11 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (34.78%) CCEA
11 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (34.78%) CCEE
11 8 (34.78%) CCAA
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (52.17%) Lync
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (43.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (8.70%) ERP
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) CCA
1 17 (73.91%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (43.48%) MCSE
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (43.48%) MCTS
2 10 (43.48%) MCITP
3 8 (34.78%) CCEA
3 8 (34.78%) CCEE
3 8 (34.78%) CCAA
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) XenDesktop
3 18 (78.26%) Hyper-V
4 11 (47.83%) XenApp
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) SCCM
2 9 (39.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) Citrix
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Dialogic
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Nortel