The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 810 833 697
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -136
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 105 135 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 80 105 261
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

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 28 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 97 £50,000 -16.66% 35
London +35 49 £63,750 -1.92% 14
South East +27 17 £44,000 -23.47% 5
East of England +32 9 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 8 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Berkshire +11 8 £45,750 -22.12% 4
City of London +58 5 £55,000 -8.33% 3
West Midlands -12 5 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +31 4 £35,000 -33.33%
South West +16 4 £52,500 +15.38% 1
Reading +14 4 £47,000 -34.03% 2
Midlands +13 4 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Huntingdon - 4 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £45,000 -
Bristol +29 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey +27 3 £47,500 +15.15%
Yorkshire +24 3 £44,750 -18.63% 3
North West - 3 £40,000 - 3
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Leeds +30 2 £45,000 -18.18%
West Yorkshire +15 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Birmingham -19 2 £34,500 -31.00% 3
Guildford - 2 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £32,500 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £43,000 -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Microsoft Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 256 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 109 (40.07%) SQL Server
3 105 (38.60%) MS Excel
4 97 (35.66%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 90 (33.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 84 (30.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (23.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 64 (23.53%) SQL
10 62 (22.79%) CRM
10 62 (22.79%) Dynamics CRM
11 61 (22.43%) .NET
12 57 (20.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 53 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
14 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (18.75%) Active Directory
15 47 (17.28%) Windows
16 46 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
17 45 (16.54%) Office 365
17 45 (16.54%) SharePoint
18 43 (15.81%) Power BI
18 43 (15.81%) Presales
19 40 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
20 39 (14.34%) Analytics
20 39 (14.34%) C#
21 38 (13.97%) JavaScript
22 37 (13.60%) Business Analysis
22 37 (13.60%) SQL Server 2014
23 35 (12.87%) Data Modelling
24 33 (12.13%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (16.54%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.72%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.72%) Skype for Business
3 19 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 105 (38.60%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.78%) MS Office
3 8 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (22.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (7.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 96 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (16.54%) Office 365
3 29 (10.66%) IaaS
4 27 (9.93%) PaaS
5 16 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (3.31%) Azure Machine Learning
8 7 (2.57%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.37%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) SAN
2 3 (1.10%) Skype
2 3 (1.10%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.74%) DNS
3 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.37%) NAS
4 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (40.07%) SQL Server
2 90 (33.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (30.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (23.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 53 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (15.81%) Power BI
7 40 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (13.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 30 (11.03%) Big Data
9 30 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (9.19%) HDInsight
11 20 (7.35%) QlikView
12 19 (6.99%) Relational Database
13 18 (6.62%) OLAP
13 18 (6.62%) PerformancePoint
14 12 (4.41%) Data Lake
15 11 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (3.31%) RDBMS
17 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.74%) MorphX
General
1 31 (11.40%) Finance
2 21 (7.72%) Advertising
3 15 (5.51%) Retail
4 9 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.94%) Banking
6 7 (2.57%) Local Government
7 5 (1.84%) Marketing
8 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.43%) .NET
2 27 (9.93%) HTML
3 21 (7.72%) MDX
4 20 (7.35%) D3.js
5 19 (6.99%) XML
6 16 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.31%) Ajax
7 9 (3.31%) XSL
8 8 (2.94%) HTML5
9 7 (2.57%) Leaflet
10 4 (1.47%) WAP
11 3 (1.10%) REST
12 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.37%) CGI
13 1 (0.37%) COM
13 1 (0.37%) jQuery
13 1 (0.37%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.37%) SOAP
13 1 (0.37%) Web Services
13 1 (0.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.35%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.35%) Neural Network
3 18 (6.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 14 (5.15%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.57%) Chemistry
7 7 (2.57%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.57%) Physics
7 7 (2.57%) Statistics
8 6 (2.21%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.84%) Data Conversion
9 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.84%) PKI
10 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.28%) Windows
2 23 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (6.99%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.66%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (22.79%) CRM
3 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (15.81%) Presales
5 39 (14.34%) Analytics
6 37 (13.60%) Business Analysis
7 35 (12.87%) Data Modelling
8 30 (11.03%) Predictive Analytics
9 27 (9.93%) Kimball Methodology
10 26 (9.56%) Scrum
11 25 (9.19%) Machine Learning
12 24 (8.82%) Waterfall
13 23 (8.46%) Performance Management
14 22 (8.09%) Migration
15 20 (7.35%) Mobile Application Development
16 19 (6.99%) Data Analysis
17 18 (6.62%) Data Mapping
18 17 (6.25%) Data Protection
19 15 (5.51%) ERP
19 15 (5.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.53%) SQL
2 39 (14.34%) C#
3 38 (13.97%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.09%) R
5 16 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.31%) C
7 8 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.94%) VBA
8 3 (1.10%) X++
9 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (20.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (10.66%) MCSE
3 17 (6.25%) MCITP
4 15 (5.51%) MCTS
4 15 (5.51%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.15%) Degree
5 14 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.57%) MCSA
7 4 (1.47%) MCP
8 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.37%) CCA
9 1 (0.37%) CCNP
9 1 (0.37%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.37%) MCSD
9 1 (0.37%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.13%) Hyper-V
3 25 (9.19%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.10%) vCloud
6 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (12.13%) SCOM
2 19 (6.99%) SCCM
3 17 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 16 (5.88%) SCDPM
4 16 (5.88%) SCOrch
5 12 (4.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.74%) SCSM
7 2 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 256 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.76%) Oracle
3 27 (9.93%) Tableau
3 27 (9.93%) VMware
4 11 (4.04%) Citrix
5 9 (3.31%) Cisco
6 6 (2.21%) SAP
7 4 (1.47%) Cognos
8 3 (1.10%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.10%) ESRI
9 2 (0.74%) Dell
9 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.74%) Symantec
9 2 (0.74%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.37%) BT
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) IBM
10 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.37%) NetApp
10 1 (0.37%) Veeam
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