The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 236 225 213
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.065% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.068% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £45,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £55,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Dorset +5 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Devon - 1 £46,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
2 11 (78.57%) Office 365
3 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Migration
4 9 (64.29%) Lync
4 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
6 6 (42.86%) SCOM
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) MCSE
8 4 (28.57%) MCSA
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) MCITP
8 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
10 2 (14.29%) IPsec
10 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
10 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
10 2 (14.29%) SCDPM
10 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (14.29%) SCSM
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Intune
10 2 (14.29%) SCVMM

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (64.29%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) DHTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) WF
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) MCSA
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Intune
3 2 (14.29%) SCDPM
3 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft