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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 374 394 414
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 74 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 29
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,900 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21227 20349 21705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.65% 95.07% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16689 16799 18525
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Berkshire +5 28 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £45,000 -26.82% 1
Surrey -5 11 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Hampshire -9 3 £58,750 +17.50% 2
Kent +1 2 £40,000 -23.80%
East Sussex -29 1 £31,500 -40.00%
Thames Valley - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 157 (98.13%) Microsoft
2 94 (58.75%) MS Excel
3 75 (46.88%) SQL Server
4 55 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (33.75%) SharePoint
6 50 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 48 (30.00%) CRM
7 48 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 43 (26.88%) .NET
9 41 (25.63%) Windows
10 40 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 37 (23.13%) C#
12 36 (22.50%) Hyper-V
13 34 (21.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 33 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (20.63%) SQL
15 32 (20.00%) MCITP
15 32 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (18.75%) Office 365
16 30 (18.75%) MCSE
17 29 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (18.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (17.50%) Lync
18 28 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
19 27 (16.88%) SCCM
19 27 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 21 (13.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 21 (13.13%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 54 (33.75%) SharePoint
2 40 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 34 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (17.50%) Lync
5 28 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (8.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 94 (58.75%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.50%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.88%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.75%) Office 365
2 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) TCP/IP
1 7 (4.38%) IPv6
2 5 (3.13%) SAN
3 4 (2.50%) Firewall
3 4 (2.50%) VLAN
3 4 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.50%) DNS
3 4 (2.50%) IPv4
3 4 (2.50%) DHCP
4 3 (1.88%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) PBX
5 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 34 (21.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (18.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (13.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (6.88%) OLAP
8 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.13%) Star Schema
9 5 (3.13%) DB2
10 3 (1.88%) Informix
10 3 (1.88%) Ingres
10 3 (1.88%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.88%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.25%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 14 (8.75%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.00%) Advertising
3 6 (3.75%) Marketing
4 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Publishing
5 3 (1.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.88%) .NET
2 19 (11.88%) HTML
3 15 (9.38%) XML
4 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.88%) CSS
5 11 (6.88%) WSDL
6 10 (6.25%) MDX
7 9 (5.63%) jQuery
8 5 (3.13%) JSON
8 5 (3.13%) Web Services
9 4 (2.50%) Ajax
9 4 (2.50%) HTML5
10 3 (1.88%) SAML
11 1 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Clustering
2 5 (3.13%) PKI
3 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.88%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.25%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.63%) Windows
2 27 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.50%) UNIX
6 4 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.00%) CRM
2 29 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (11.25%) Migration
3 18 (11.25%) Business Analysis
4 13 (8.13%) ETL
5 11 (6.88%) Validation
6 9 (5.63%) Project Management
7 7 (4.38%) Content Management
7 7 (4.38%) Information Management
8 6 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (3.13%) ERP
10 4 (2.50%) Service Management
10 4 (2.50%) Workflow
10 4 (2.50%) Data Management
10 4 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.50%) Master Data Management
10 4 (2.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (1.88%) Identity Management
12 2 (1.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.13%) C#
2 33 (20.63%) SQL
3 19 (11.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.88%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.13%) Java
6 4 (2.50%) Perl
6 4 (2.50%) Python
6 4 (2.50%) Ruby
6 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.25%) C
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (20.00%) MCITP
3 30 (18.75%) MCSE
4 9 (5.63%) Degree
5 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 6 (3.75%) MCTS
7 3 (1.88%) AAT
7 3 (1.88%) ACCA
7 3 (1.88%) CIMA
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 36 (22.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.88%) Terminal Server
4 8 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (5.00%) UAG
5 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.50%) vSphere
6 4 (2.50%) Xen
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.25%) XenApp
8 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (16.88%) SCCM
2 14 (8.75%) SCOM
3 11 (6.88%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.38%) WSUS
5 4 (2.50%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.88%) SCSM
7 2 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.25%) MOM
7 2 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 157 (98.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) SAP
3 10 (6.25%) Citrix
3 10 (6.25%) VMware
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle
5 5 (3.13%) HP
6 4 (2.50%) NetApp
7 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.88%) Websense
7 3 (1.88%) Juniper
7 3 (1.88%) Sybase
7 3 (1.88%) Siebel
7 3 (1.88%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) Symantec
8 2 (1.25%) Teradata
8 2 (1.25%) Netezza
9 1 (0.63%) Dell
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