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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 77 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.91% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
737 565 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.21% 98.09% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 639 466 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
6 6 (40.00%) ERP
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (40.00%) SCCM
6 6 (40.00%) XenApp
6 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 5 (33.33%) CRM
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (26.67%) CCA
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (26.67%) CCEA
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (26.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (26.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ERP
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCA
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCEA
2 4 (26.67%) CCAA
3 3 (20.00%) ICAEW
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ACCA
3 3 (20.00%) CIPFA
3 3 (20.00%) CIMA
4 2 (13.33%) MCTS
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) XenApp
2 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault