The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 764 663 663
Rank change year-on-year
-101 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 135 252 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 104 218 206
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the UK.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
England -97 107 £57,500 +15.00% 91
London -13 58 £62,500 +8.69% 43
South East -44 21 £57,500 +21.05% 13
East of England +2 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
City of London +22 7 £50,000 -13.04% 11
East Midlands +1 6 £60,000 +42.85% 2
Hertfordshire -2 6 £52,500 +5.00%
South West - 6 £45,000 - 7
Berkshire -5 5 £58,750 +23.68% 2
Nottingham -7 5 £58,750 +39.88%
Derbyshire -9 5 £60,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -16 5 £58,750 +39.88%
Derby - 5 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £58,750 - 5
Oxford - 5 £58,750 -
Surrey +1 4 £52,500 +10.52% 1
North West -8 4 £25,000 -44.44% 6
Buckinghamshire -32 4 £52,500 +14.13% 1
Wembley +3 3 £55,000 -15.38%
Manchester -2 3 £25,000 -44.44% 4
Birmingham -12 3 £60,000 +27.65% 3
Reading -15 3 £71,250 +42.50%
West Midlands -30 3 £60,000 +27.65% 9
Hampshire +21 2 £58,750 - 3
Scotland -5 2 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Lewisham - 2 £37,500 -
Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 - 2

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 300 (97.40%) Microsoft
2 157 (50.97%) MS Excel
3 115 (37.34%) CRM
4 114 (37.01%) Business Intelligence
5 113 (36.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 101 (32.79%) SQL Server
7 84 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (25.65%) SharePoint
9 75 (24.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 73 (23.70%) Windows
10 73 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
11 68 (22.08%) SQL
12 67 (21.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 63 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (18.51%) Active Directory
15 52 (16.88%) Office 365
16 48 (15.58%) .NET
17 47 (15.26%) Lync
18 45 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
18 45 (14.61%) Migration
19 44 (14.29%) Legal
20 42 (13.64%) MS Exchange
21 40 (12.99%) Dynamics AX
22 35 (11.36%) Business Development
22 35 (11.36%) Hitachi
23 33 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
24 32 (10.39%) Hyper-V
25 31 (10.06%) MCSE
26 29 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
26 29 (9.42%) Coaching

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 79 (25.65%) SharePoint
2 47 (15.26%) Lync
3 42 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 29 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.30%) IIS
10 4 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.65%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 157 (50.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.22%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 113 (36.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (12.99%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 73 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (16.88%) Office 365
3 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.30%) IaaS
5 4 (1.30%) Yammer
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.57%) Skype
3 7 (2.27%) SAN
4 6 (1.95%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.62%) VoIP
5 5 (1.62%) SMTP
6 4 (1.30%) X.400
6 4 (1.30%) X.500
6 4 (1.30%) LDAP
7 3 (0.97%) DHCP
7 3 (0.97%) DNS
8 2 (0.65%) VPN
8 2 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.65%) IPsec
8 2 (0.65%) Network Security
8 2 (0.65%) Firewall
9 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 84 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (24.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (21.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (8.12%) Relational Database
7 24 (7.79%) OLAP
7 24 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (5.19%) PerformancePoint
8 16 (5.19%) RDBMS
9 15 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Power View
11 12 (3.90%) Big Data
11 12 (3.90%) Data Mining
12 11 (3.57%) QlikView
13 9 (2.92%) HDInsight
14 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.30%) Star Schema
15 4 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 44 (14.29%) Legal
2 24 (7.79%) Finance
2 24 (7.79%) Marketing
3 13 (4.22%) Advertising
4 12 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.27%) Retail
6 6 (1.95%) Banking
7 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.65%) French Language
8 2 (0.65%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.58%) .NET
2 20 (6.49%) WCF
3 18 (5.84%) ASP.NET
4 17 (5.52%) XML
5 16 (5.19%) .NET Framework
6 15 (4.87%) Web Services
7 12 (3.90%) SOAP
8 10 (3.25%) HTML
9 8 (2.60%) CSS
9 8 (2.60%) jQuery
10 7 (2.27%) WF
10 7 (2.27%) REST
10 7 (2.27%) COM
10 7 (2.27%) DHTML
10 7 (2.27%) Middleware
11 6 (1.95%) D3.js
12 5 (1.62%) Silverlight
12 5 (1.62%) LINQ
12 5 (1.62%) Entity Framework
13 3 (0.97%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.22%) Private Cloud
3 9 (2.92%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.92%) Neural Network
4 8 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.30%) Clustering
8 3 (0.97%) Replication
8 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.65%) Blog
10 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (23.70%) Windows
2 25 (8.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.92%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.95%) Linux
6 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (37.34%) CRM
2 114 (37.01%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (14.61%) Migration
4 35 (11.36%) Business Development
5 33 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
6 29 (9.42%) Coaching
7 28 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 26 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 21 (6.82%) Use Case
10 21 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 21 (6.82%) Analytics
11 20 (6.49%) ETL
11 20 (6.49%) Scrum
12 19 (6.17%) Project Planning
13 14 (4.55%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.22%) ITIL
15 11 (3.57%) PRINCE2
15 11 (3.57%) OO
15 11 (3.57%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.08%) SQL
2 23 (7.47%) C#
3 18 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.22%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.25%) VB.NET
6 9 (2.92%) R
7 7 (2.27%) VBScript
8 6 (1.95%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.30%) C
10 3 (0.97%) X++
11 2 (0.65%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 63 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.06%) MCSE
3 27 (8.77%) MCITP
4 24 (7.79%) Degree
5 19 (6.17%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.52%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.52%) MCTS
7 12 (3.90%) MCSA
8 7 (2.27%) MCP
9 6 (1.95%) CCA
9 6 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.95%) CCEE
9 6 (1.95%) CCIA
10 5 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.65%) MCSD
13 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.32%) CCNP
13 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 57 (18.51%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.65%) UAG
4 2 (0.65%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (8.12%) SCOM
2 20 (6.49%) SCCM
3 8 (2.60%) SCVMM
3 8 (2.60%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.62%) XenMobile
4 5 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.97%) SCSM
7 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 300 (97.40%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.36%) Hitachi
3 19 (6.17%) Oracle
4 18 (5.84%) VMware
5 16 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.90%) SAP
7 11 (3.57%) Citrix
8 9 (2.92%) Tableau
9 8 (2.60%) TARGIT
10 5 (1.62%) MobileIron
10 5 (1.62%) Symantec
11 4 (1.30%) Infor
11 4 (1.30%) CA
12 3 (0.97%) HP
12 3 (0.97%) Dell
12 3 (0.97%) Lotus
13 2 (0.65%) Sage
13 2 (0.65%) Informatica
13 2 (0.65%) NetApp
13 2 (0.65%) AppSense
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