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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 369 401 412
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 74 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 25
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £53,500
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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 20 August 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 20 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
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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 -8 20 £47,500 -19.14% 8
Buckinghamshire +11 18 £47,000 -23.57% 1
Surrey -1 13 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Hampshire -4 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East Sussex -25 3 £31,500 -40.00%
Kent -3 2 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 154 (98.09%) Microsoft
2 99 (63.06%) MS Excel
3 76 (48.41%) SQL Server
4 55 (35.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (33.12%) Active Directory
6 46 (29.30%) SharePoint
7 43 (27.39%) CRM
7 43 (27.39%) Windows
7 43 (27.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 42 (26.75%) MS Exchange
9 40 (25.48%) .NET
10 37 (23.57%) Hyper-V
11 36 (22.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 35 (22.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (21.66%) MCITP
13 34 (21.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (21.66%) C#
14 33 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2013
15 32 (20.38%) MCSE
16 31 (19.75%) Office 365
16 31 (19.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2007
18 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (18.47%) Lync
18 29 (18.47%) SQL
18 29 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (17.83%) SCCM
20 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (14.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 21 (13.38%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (29.30%) SharePoint
2 42 (26.75%) MS Exchange
3 36 (22.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (18.47%) Lync
7 15 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (8.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 99 (63.06%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.74%) MS Office
3 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (27.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (5.73%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.91%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.75%) Office 365
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
1 7 (4.46%) IPv6
2 5 (3.18%) SAN
2 5 (3.18%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.55%) Firewall
3 4 (2.55%) VLAN
3 4 (2.55%) DNS
3 4 (2.55%) IPv4
3 4 (2.55%) DHCP
4 3 (1.91%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.91%) VPN
5 1 (0.64%) PBX
5 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (48.41%) SQL Server
2 35 (22.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (21.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (19.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (14.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (12.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (8.28%) OLAP
9 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.18%) DB2
11 5 (3.18%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.91%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (1.91%) Informix
12 3 (1.91%) Ingres
12 3 (1.91%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.27%) ROLAP
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 14 (8.92%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Advertising
3 8 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) Publishing
6 3 (1.91%) Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.48%) .NET
2 16 (10.19%) HTML
3 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET
3 12 (7.64%) XML
4 11 (7.01%) WSDL
4 11 (7.01%) CSS
5 9 (5.73%) MDX
6 5 (3.18%) jQuery
7 4 (2.55%) HTML5
7 4 (2.55%) Ajax
8 3 (1.91%) SAML
9 2 (1.27%) Web Services
10 1 (0.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Clustering
2 5 (3.18%) PKI
3 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.91%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) DTV
6 1 (0.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.39%) Windows
2 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.55%) UNIX
6 4 (2.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.39%) CRM
2 29 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (12.10%) Business Analysis
4 17 (10.83%) Migration
5 12 (7.64%) ETL
6 11 (7.01%) Validation
7 9 (5.73%) Project Management
8 7 (4.46%) Content Management
8 7 (4.46%) Information Management
9 6 (3.82%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (3.18%) ERP
11 4 (2.55%) Service Management
12 3 (1.91%) Identity Management
12 3 (1.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.91%) Master Data Management
12 3 (1.91%) Data Management
12 3 (1.91%) Data Protection
12 3 (1.91%) Network Load Balancing
13 2 (1.27%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (1.27%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.66%) C#
2 29 (18.47%) SQL
3 12 (7.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.18%) Java
6 4 (2.55%) Perl
6 4 (2.55%) Python
6 4 (2.55%) Ruby
6 4 (2.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.27%) C
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (35.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (21.66%) MCITP
3 32 (20.38%) MCSE
4 9 (5.73%) Degree
5 8 (5.10%) MCTS
6 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (1.91%) AAT
7 3 (1.91%) ACCA
7 3 (1.91%) CIMA
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (33.12%) Active Directory
2 37 (23.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.01%) Terminal Server
4 9 (5.73%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (5.73%) UAG
5 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.55%) vSphere
6 4 (2.55%) Xen
7 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.91%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.27%) XenApp
8 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (17.83%) SCCM
2 16 (10.19%) SCOM
3 11 (7.01%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.46%) WSUS
5 4 (2.55%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.91%) SCSM
6 3 (1.91%) MOM
6 3 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 154 (98.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) SAP
3 10 (6.37%) Citrix
3 10 (6.37%) VMware
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle
5 5 (3.18%) HP
6 4 (2.55%) NetApp
7 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.91%) Symantec
7 3 (1.91%) Websense
7 3 (1.91%) Juniper
7 3 (1.91%) Sybase
7 3 (1.91%) Siebel
7 3 (1.91%) IBM
8 2 (1.27%) Teradata
8 2 (1.27%) Netezza
9 1 (0.64%) Dell
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