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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 814 824 672
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -152
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 102 146 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 117 304
Median salary £48,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +39 91 £48,000 -16.52% 26
London +32 40 £60,000 -7.69% 15
South East +34 17 £43,500 -9.37% 3
East of England +34 9 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £52,500 - 1
Huntingdon - 8 £52,500 -
West Midlands -3 7 £26,500 -44.21% 2
Surrey +32 6 £40,000 -3.03%
Midlands +19 6 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Berkshire +14 5 £47,500 -9.52% 3
City of London +51 4 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham -9 4 £26,500 -44.21% 1
North West +20 3 £44,000 -16.19% 2
South West +6 3 £52,500 +15.38% 1
Scotland 0 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +21 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Leeds +16 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Reading +8 2 £44,000 -9.74% 3
Yorkshire +7 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Wiltshire - 2 £53,750 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £45,750 -
Bristol +27 1 £50,000 -9.09%
High Wycombe +2 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire 0 1 £67,500 +30.43%
West Sussex - 1 £43,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Swindon - 1 £52,500 - 1

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 286 (93.77%) Microsoft
2 126 (41.31%) SQL Server
3 125 (40.98%) MS Excel
4 106 (34.75%) Business Intelligence
5 102 (33.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (32.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 94 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 82 (26.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 78 (25.57%) SQL
10 72 (23.61%) .NET
11 69 (22.62%) CRM
12 67 (21.97%) Dynamics CRM
13 64 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (19.34%) Data Warehouse
16 56 (18.36%) Windows
17 55 (18.03%) Presales
18 54 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (16.72%) Active Directory
20 50 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
21 49 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
22 47 (15.41%) Data Modelling
22 47 (15.41%) JavaScript
22 47 (15.41%) Office 365
23 45 (14.75%) SQL Server 2014
23 45 (14.75%) C#
24 41 (13.44%) Finance
25 40 (13.11%) SharePoint
26 39 (12.79%) Oracle
27 38 (12.46%) Business Analysis

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 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.89%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.89%) Skype for Business
3 19 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.98%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 125 (40.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.87%) MS Office
3 14 (4.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 67 (21.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (9.18%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (9.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.97%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 94 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (15.41%) Office 365
3 23 (7.54%) IaaS
4 21 (6.89%) PaaS
5 16 (5.25%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.31%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) SAN
2 3 (0.98%) Skype
2 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.66%) DNS
3 2 (0.66%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.66%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.33%) NAS
4 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (41.31%) SQL Server
2 102 (33.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (32.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (26.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 59 (19.34%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 45 (14.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 37 (12.13%) Power BI
10 27 (8.85%) Big Data
10 27 (8.85%) PerformancePoint
10 27 (8.85%) Relational Database
11 22 (7.21%) HDInsight
11 22 (7.21%) OLAP
12 19 (6.23%) QlikView
13 14 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (4.59%) OLAP Cube
13 14 (4.59%) Oracle OLAP
13 14 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (2.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.31%) MorphX
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 41 (13.44%) Finance
2 22 (7.21%) Retail
3 16 (5.25%) Advertising
4 13 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.30%) Local Government
6 6 (1.97%) Marketing
7 5 (1.64%) Banking
8 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (23.61%) .NET
2 30 (9.84%) XML
3 29 (9.51%) HTML
4 26 (8.52%) MDX
5 17 (5.57%) ASP.NET
5 17 (5.57%) D3.js
6 9 (2.95%) Ajax
6 9 (2.95%) XSL
7 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.97%) Web Services
9 5 (1.64%) Middleware
9 5 (1.64%) WCF
10 4 (1.31%) REST
10 4 (1.31%) WAP
11 3 (0.98%) HTML5
12 2 (0.66%) Leaflet
13 1 (0.33%) CGI
13 1 (0.33%) COM
13 1 (0.33%) SOAP
13 1 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.57%) Neural Network
4 16 (5.25%) Private Cloud
5 15 (4.92%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.30%) Chemistry
7 7 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.30%) Physics
7 7 (2.30%) Statistics
8 6 (1.97%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.64%) Data Conversion
9 5 (1.64%) PKI
10 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.36%) Windows
2 27 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (8.52%) Windows Server
4 25 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.33%) Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (34.75%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (22.62%) CRM
3 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (18.03%) Presales
5 47 (15.41%) Data Modelling
6 38 (12.46%) Business Analysis
7 36 (11.80%) Analytics
8 27 (8.85%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (8.20%) Data Analysis
9 25 (8.20%) Migration
10 24 (7.87%) Data Mapping
11 23 (7.54%) Predictive Analytics
11 23 (7.54%) Scrum
12 22 (7.21%) ERP
12 22 (7.21%) Machine Learning
12 22 (7.21%) Waterfall
13 18 (5.90%) ETL
13 18 (5.90%) Performance Management
13 18 (5.90%) Project Management
14 17 (5.57%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.57%) SQL
2 47 (15.41%) JavaScript
3 45 (14.75%) C#
4 19 (6.23%) R
5 18 (5.90%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.59%) PL/SQL
6 14 (4.59%) VBA
7 9 (2.95%) C
8 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 64 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.16%) MCSE
3 24 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 22 (7.21%) SC Cleared
5 19 (6.23%) MCITP
6 17 (5.57%) Degree
7 15 (4.92%) MCTS
8 10 (3.28%) MCP
8 10 (3.28%) MCSA
9 5 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.98%) MCSD
10 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.98%) PMP
11 2 (0.66%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.33%) CCA
12 1 (0.33%) CCNP
12 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.33%) CISSP
12 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (16.72%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.82%) Hyper-V
3 20 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.98%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (10.82%) SCOM
2 19 (6.23%) SCCM
3 18 (5.90%) SCVMM
4 16 (5.25%) SCDPM
4 16 (5.25%) SCOrch
5 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.66%) SCSM
7 2 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 286 (93.77%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.79%) Oracle
3 32 (10.49%) VMware
4 21 (6.89%) Tableau
5 15 (4.92%) Citrix
6 9 (2.95%) Cisco
7 5 (1.64%) SAP
8 4 (1.31%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.98%) ESRI
9 3 (0.98%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.98%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.66%) Dell
10 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.66%) Symantec
11 1 (0.33%) BT
11 1 (0.33%) Cognos
11 1 (0.33%) HP
11 1 (0.33%) IBM
11 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.33%) NetApp
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