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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 760 815 754
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 121 159 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 112 124 198
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +61 120 £52,500 -4.54% 21
London +24 52 £55,000 -4.34% 12
South East +67 22 £47,500 -5.00% 3
City of London +34 17 £55,000 -4.34% 4
East of England +11 11 £45,000 -16.27% 1
West Midlands -8 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Cambridgeshire - 9 £44,500 - 1
Berkshire +48 8 £58,750 -4.08% 2
South West +14 8 £48,750 -2.50%
East Midlands +3 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Birmingham -18 7 £56,250 +2.27%
Derbyshire - 7 £48,750 -
Derby - 7 £48,750 -
Huntingdon - 6 £44,500 - 1
Reading +36 5 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Southampton +11 5 - -
Hampshire +9 5 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Nottingham -5 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £49,750 - 1
Surrey +30 3 £39,000 -20.00%
Dorset - 3 £50,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol +24 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £46,250 -13.95%
Milton Keynes +7 2 £46,250 -13.95%
Hertfordshire +3 2 £59,250 +12.85%
Manchester -12 2 £57,500 +17.94% 1
North West -21 2 £57,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,500 -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 226 (95.76%) Microsoft
2 107 (45.34%) MS Excel
3 99 (41.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 79 (33.47%) SQL
5 77 (32.63%) SQL Server
6 70 (29.66%) .NET
7 68 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (27.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 61 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 57 (24.15%) Power BI
12 56 (23.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 49 (20.76%) Dynamics CRM
13 49 (20.76%) CRM
13 49 (20.76%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (20.34%) C#
14 48 (20.34%) Advertising
15 46 (19.49%) Office 365
16 44 (18.64%) Active Directory
17 40 (16.95%) SharePoint
18 37 (15.68%) Oracle
19 36 (15.25%) Presales
20 35 (14.83%) Dynamics NAV
21 34 (14.41%) Kimball Methodology
21 34 (14.41%) Tableau
21 34 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (13.56%) T-SQL
23 31 (13.14%) Windows
24 29 (12.29%) Azure SQL Database

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 40 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.51%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.69%) SAS
8 3 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 107 (45.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 49 (20.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (14.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (5.51%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (2.97%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 99 (41.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (19.49%) Office 365
3 17 (7.20%) IaaS
4 16 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (6.78%) Data Lake Analytics
5 13 (5.51%) PaaS
6 9 (3.81%) Azure Machine Learning
6 9 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.27%) Yammer
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) DNS
2 5 (2.12%) SAN
2 5 (2.12%) Skype
3 4 (1.69%) VPN
4 3 (1.27%) DHCP
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.63%) SQL Server
2 65 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (27.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (24.15%) Power BI
5 56 (23.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (20.76%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (12.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 28 (11.86%) Big Data
9 26 (11.02%) QlikView
10 25 (10.59%) SQL Server 2014
11 21 (8.90%) Relational Database
12 20 (8.47%) HDInsight
13 18 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (6.78%) Data Lake
15 15 (6.36%) OLAP
16 12 (5.08%) Data Mining
16 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
19 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.66%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.97%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 48 (20.34%) Advertising
2 24 (10.17%) Finance
3 17 (7.20%) Legal
4 14 (5.93%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.81%) Retail
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (29.66%) .NET
2 20 (8.47%) MDX
3 14 (5.93%) D3.js
3 14 (5.93%) HTML
4 8 (3.39%) HTML5
4 8 (3.39%) Leaflet
5 4 (1.69%) Web Services
5 4 (1.69%) XML
6 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.27%) EDI
7 2 (0.85%) CSS
7 2 (0.85%) SOAP
7 2 (0.85%) WCF
7 2 (0.85%) XSD
8 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.42%) COM
8 1 (0.42%) jQuery
8 1 (0.42%) RESTful
8 1 (0.42%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.93%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.93%) Visualisation
3 13 (5.51%) Neural Network
4 7 (2.97%) User Experience
5 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.85%) Clustering
7 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.42%) Blog
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.14%) Windows
2 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.97%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.27%) Android
6 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (20.76%) CRM
3 36 (15.25%) Presales
4 34 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (14.41%) Kimball Methodology
5 29 (12.29%) Analytics
6 25 (10.59%) Waterfall
7 21 (8.90%) Business Analysis
8 20 (8.47%) Scrum
9 17 (7.20%) Predictive Analytics
10 15 (6.36%) Migration
11 14 (5.93%) ERP
11 14 (5.93%) Machine Learning
11 14 (5.93%) Mobile Application Development
12 13 (5.51%) Performance Management
13 9 (3.81%) Dashboard Development
14 8 (3.39%) Customer Engagement
14 8 (3.39%) Data Management
14 8 (3.39%) Master Data Management
14 8 (3.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (33.47%) SQL
2 48 (20.34%) C#
3 32 (13.56%) T-SQL
4 25 (10.59%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 17 (7.20%) C
7 15 (6.36%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.51%) R
9 5 (2.12%) VBScript
10 2 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.86%) MCSE
3 13 (5.51%) MCSA
4 12 (5.08%) MCITP
5 11 (4.66%) Degree
5 11 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.39%) MCTS
7 5 (2.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) ACCA
8 1 (0.42%) CCA
8 1 (0.42%) CIMA
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (8.47%) SCOM
2 16 (6.78%) SCCM
3 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.54%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 226 (95.76%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.68%) Oracle
3 34 (14.41%) Tableau
4 15 (6.36%) VMware
5 6 (2.54%) Citrix
5 6 (2.54%) Cognos
6 4 (1.69%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.69%) SAP
7 3 (1.27%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.85%) ESRI
8 2 (0.85%) Informatica
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
9 1 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.42%) Sage
9 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.42%) Teradata
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