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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank - 200 203
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 0 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 14
Average salary - £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) SCVMM
3 7 (70.00%) PKI
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) SCOM
4 6 (60.00%) MCSE
4 6 (60.00%) MCSA
4 6 (60.00%) SCOrch
4 6 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (60.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) IPv6
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) DTV
7 1 (10.00%) Websense
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Xen
7 1 (10.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCITP
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCVMM
2 6 (60.00%) SCOrch
2 6 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Websense
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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