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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 399 369 397
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 45 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 46
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Surrey +12 18 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -8 9 £61,250 +11.36% 2
Hampshire -18 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 91 (97.85%) Microsoft
2 58 (62.37%) SharePoint
3 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
4 36 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (33.33%) .NET
6 31 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
9 26 (27.96%) SQL
9 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (24.73%) Oracle
11 22 (23.66%) Analytics
12 21 (22.58%) Kimball Methodology
13 19 (20.43%) CRM
13 19 (20.43%) Dynamics CRM
14 18 (19.35%) Scrum
14 18 (19.35%) Tableau
15 17 (18.28%) Big Data
15 17 (18.28%) R
15 17 (18.28%) Machine Learning
15 17 (18.28%) Waterfall
15 17 (18.28%) Performance Management
15 17 (18.28%) QlikView
15 17 (18.28%) Predictive Analytics
15 17 (18.28%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 58 (62.37%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.83%) Lync
3 8 (8.60%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (6.45%) IIS
4 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (13.98%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (13.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.05%) Office 365
3 7 (7.53%) IaaS
4 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.23%) DNS
2 3 (3.23%) DHCP
3 2 (2.15%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) VPN
3 2 (2.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (18.28%) Big Data
4 17 (18.28%) QlikView
5 7 (7.53%) OLAP
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.15%) ROLAP
8 2 (2.15%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.15%) DB2
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.53%) Marketing
3 6 (6.45%) Advertising
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (10.75%) D3.js
3 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 8 (8.60%) jQuery
4 6 (6.45%) JSON
4 6 (6.45%) MDX
4 6 (6.45%) Web Services
4 6 (6.45%) XML
5 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.15%) SAML
7 1 (1.08%) Ajax
7 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.08%) CSS
7 1 (1.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.28%) Neural Network
2 17 (18.28%) Mobile App
3 13 (13.98%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.66%) Analytics
4 21 (22.58%) Kimball Methodology
5 19 (20.43%) CRM
6 18 (19.35%) Scrum
7 17 (18.28%) Predictive Analytics
7 17 (18.28%) Performance Management
7 17 (18.28%) Waterfall
7 17 (18.28%) Machine Learning
7 17 (18.28%) Mobile Application Development
8 15 (16.13%) Migration
9 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.75%) ERP
11 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.53%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (7.53%) OO
12 7 (7.53%) ETL
12 7 (7.53%) Project Management
12 7 (7.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) SQL
2 17 (18.28%) R
3 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.98%) C#
5 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.45%) C
7 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.60%) MCSE
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 5 (5.38%) MCTS
4 5 (5.38%) MCSA
5 4 (4.30%) ACCA
5 4 (4.30%) CIMA
6 3 (3.23%) CIPFA
6 3 (3.23%) ICAEW
6 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) ISEB
8 1 (1.08%) PMP
8 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.08%) MCP
8 1 (1.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.08%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.15%) UAG
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.08%) XenServer
4 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 91 (97.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.73%) Oracle
3 18 (19.35%) Tableau
4 6 (6.45%) Cisco
5 5 (5.38%) HP
5 5 (5.38%) Juniper
6 3 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.15%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix
7 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 2 (2.15%) Teradata
7 2 (2.15%) Netezza
8 1 (1.08%) Sonus
8 1 (1.08%) Avaya
8 1 (1.08%) Dell
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