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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 613 644 613
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 283 234 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 256 165 238
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +45 252 £60,000 +9.09% 58
London +18 145 £60,000 +2.12% 21
City of London +35 54 £55,000 - 10
South East -22 45 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Surrey 0 18 £55,000 - 1
Guildford - 17 £55,000 -
North West -7 15 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Yorkshire 0 11 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester -14 11 £47,500 +5.55% 5
West Yorkshire +4 9 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Berkshire -5 9 £61,250 +11.36% 2
Hampshire -11 9 £65,000 +66.66%
Leeds -1 8 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West Midlands -21 8 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Reading +4 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
East Midlands +29 6 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Nottingham +19 6 £57,500 +17.94%
Nottinghamshire +18 6 £57,500 +17.94%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 6 £53,750 -2.27%
North East -6 6 £53,750 -2.27%
Tyne and Wear -8 6 £53,750 -2.27%
South West -16 6 £44,250 -11.50% 4
Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 6 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire -3 5 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Sheffield -4 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Birmingham -6 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Dorset -21 5 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Liverpool +16 3 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Merseyside +14 3 £60,000 +20.00% 4

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 467 (96.89%) Microsoft
2 236 (48.96%) MS Excel
3 161 (33.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 146 (30.29%) SharePoint
5 133 (27.59%) CRM
6 132 (27.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 126 (26.14%) Business Intelligence
8 121 (25.10%) SQL Server
8 121 (25.10%) Windows
9 116 (24.07%) SQL
10 113 (23.44%) MCSE
11 108 (22.41%) Active Directory
12 106 (21.99%) Lync
13 96 (19.92%) MCITP
14 86 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 85 (17.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 84 (17.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 78 (16.18%) .NET
18 75 (15.56%) MCTS
19 71 (14.73%) Office 365
19 71 (14.73%) MS Exchange
20 70 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
21 69 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 65 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
23 61 (12.66%) Migration
24 57 (11.83%) Security Cleared
25 56 (11.62%) SC Cleared
25 56 (11.62%) SCCM
26 53 (11.00%) Dynamics AX
26 53 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 146 (30.29%) SharePoint
2 106 (21.99%) Lync
3 71 (14.73%) MS Exchange
4 53 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (4.98%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (2.70%) IIS
9 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.04%) MS Project Server
11 5 (1.04%) SAS
11 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.21%) CMS
13 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 236 (48.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.56%) MS Office
3 12 (2.49%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.24%) MS Project
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 132 (27.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (11.00%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (6.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.83%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.73%) Office 365
2 69 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.90%) IaaS
4 9 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.71%) Unified Communications
2 23 (4.77%) SAN
3 16 (3.32%) VoIP
4 8 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (1.66%) iSCSI
4 8 (1.66%) DNS
5 6 (1.24%) NAS
5 6 (1.24%) Firewall
5 6 (1.24%) PBX
5 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.04%) VPN
7 4 (0.83%) LAN
7 4 (0.83%) WAN
7 4 (0.83%) DHCP
7 4 (0.83%) Internet
8 3 (0.62%) VLAN
9 2 (0.41%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 86 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (17.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (17.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 65 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (7.68%) OLAP
7 31 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (4.98%) Big Data
9 23 (4.77%) QlikView
10 22 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (4.15%) Relational Database
12 19 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (3.32%) PerformancePoint
14 11 (2.28%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Power View
16 7 (1.45%) BusinessObjects XI
16 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
16 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (1.24%) OLAP Cube
18 4 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.21%) Hudson
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (9.75%) Finance
2 36 (7.47%) Advertising
3 27 (5.60%) Marketing
4 21 (4.36%) Retail
5 16 (3.32%) Legal
5 16 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.24%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.24%) Banking
6 6 (1.24%) French Language
6 6 (1.24%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.21%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.18%) .NET
2 21 (4.36%) MDX
3 18 (3.73%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.28%) jQuery
6 10 (2.07%) D3.js
7 9 (1.87%) HTML
8 8 (1.66%) XML
9 7 (1.45%) Web Services
10 6 (1.24%) JSON
11 3 (0.62%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.41%) SAML
12 2 (0.41%) SAP XI
12 2 (0.41%) WCF
13 1 (0.21%) WF
13 1 (0.21%) SignalR
13 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.21%) Ajax
13 1 (0.21%) HTML5
13 1 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.98%) Data Integration
3 22 (4.56%) Visualisation
4 18 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.53%) Neural Network
6 6 (1.24%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.04%) PKI
7 5 (1.04%) Statistics
8 4 (0.83%) FMCG
8 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.83%) Replication
9 3 (0.62%) Clustering
9 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.21%) User Experience
10 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.21%) Life Science
10 1 (0.21%) Blog
10 1 (0.21%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 121 (25.10%) Windows
2 42 (8.71%) Windows 7
2 42 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (5.81%) Windows 8
5 16 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (27.59%) CRM
2 126 (26.14%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (12.66%) Migration
4 41 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
5 39 (8.09%) ETL
5 39 (8.09%) Business Development
6 34 (7.05%) Project Management
7 31 (6.43%) ERP
8 30 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (5.60%) Analytics
10 26 (5.39%) Mentoring
11 25 (5.19%) Scrum
11 25 (5.19%) Business Analysis
12 21 (4.36%) Waterfall
13 20 (4.15%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.53%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (3.53%) Workflow
14 17 (3.53%) ITIL
14 17 (3.53%) Machine Learning
14 17 (3.53%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (24.07%) SQL
2 38 (7.88%) C#
2 38 (7.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.53%) R
4 16 (3.32%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.07%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.87%) C
7 2 (0.41%) X++
7 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.21%) Java
8 1 (0.21%) VB
8 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 161 (33.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (23.44%) MCSE
3 96 (19.92%) MCITP
4 75 (15.56%) MCTS
5 57 (11.83%) Security Cleared
6 56 (11.62%) SC Cleared
7 33 (6.85%) Degree
7 33 (6.85%) MCSA
8 22 (4.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 20 (4.15%) CCA
9 20 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
10 17 (3.53%) CCEE
10 17 (3.53%) CCIA
11 12 (2.49%) MCSD
12 9 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.24%) CIMA
13 6 (1.24%) CCNA
13 6 (1.24%) ACCA
14 4 (0.83%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.73%) SLA
2 8 (1.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 108 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 49 (10.17%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.28%) XenApp
4 11 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.04%) XenServer
6 5 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.62%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.41%) UAG
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (11.62%) SCCM
2 44 (9.13%) SCOM
3 32 (6.64%) SCVMM
4 22 (4.56%) SCOrch
5 13 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (2.49%) Windows Intune
7 7 (1.45%) SCSM
8 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 467 (96.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.26%) Oracle
3 29 (6.02%) VMware
4 23 (4.77%) Tableau
4 23 (4.77%) Citrix
5 19 (3.94%) Hitachi
6 13 (2.70%) SAP
6 13 (2.70%) HP
6 13 (2.70%) Cisco
6 13 (2.70%) Teradata
7 9 (1.87%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.66%) Informatica
9 7 (1.45%) Cognos
9 7 (1.45%) Sonus
10 5 (1.04%) Acme Packet
10 5 (1.04%) Juniper
11 4 (0.83%) IBM
12 3 (0.62%) Symantec
13 2 (0.41%) Sophos
13 2 (0.41%) Sage
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