The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 642 636 682
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 292 250 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 248 224 215
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -7 273 £55,000 +4.76% 69
London -64 92 £60,000 +9.09% 30
South East +12 83 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Berkshire +18 47 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Reading +8 28 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Midlands +13 25 £51,250 +2.50% 5
City of London -3 24 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Birmingham +14 19 £55,000 +10.00% 3
North West +5 19 £45,000 -13.04% 5
Yorkshire -28 19 £45,000 - 2
Manchester +12 17 £45,000 -16.27% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £45,000 -14.28%
Hampshire +6 16 £62,500 +25.00% 1
East of England -8 12 £47,500 - 3
Scotland -11 12 £55,000 +37.50% 5
West Yorkshire -24 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire -8 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds -18 9 £47,500 +2.70%
South West -3 7 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands -22 7 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Cambridge +8 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Derbyshire -12 6 £48,750 -4.87%
Surrey -13 6 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Coventry +12 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Milton Keynes +6 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Dorset +3 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Nottingham +1 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Derby -10 5 £47,500 -7.31%

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 502 (95.26%) Microsoft
2 285 (54.08%) MS Excel
3 206 (39.09%) SQL Server
4 189 (35.86%) Windows
5 175 (33.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 169 (32.07%) Active Directory
7 157 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
8 143 (27.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 142 (26.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 118 (22.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 115 (21.82%) MCITP
12 113 (21.44%) MS Exchange
12 113 (21.44%) Hyper-V
13 110 (20.87%) CRM
14 109 (20.68%) MCSE
15 104 (19.73%) SharePoint
15 104 (19.73%) Lync
16 99 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 93 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
18 87 (16.51%) Migration
19 79 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
19 79 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
19 79 (14.99%) Exchange Server 2010
20 77 (14.61%) SCCM
20 77 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
20 77 (14.61%) SQL
21 74 (14.04%) Office 365
22 71 (13.47%) Windows Server 2012
22 71 (13.47%) ETL
23 69 (13.09%) SCOM

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 113 (21.44%) MS Exchange
2 104 (19.73%) SharePoint
2 104 (19.73%) Lync
3 79 (14.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 51 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (4.74%) IIS
8 20 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
8 20 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.76%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.19%) SAS
14 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 285 (54.08%) MS Excel
2 54 (10.25%) MS Office
3 11 (2.09%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 93 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (9.49%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (6.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 74 (14.04%) Office 365
2 25 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.71%) IaaS
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.87%) SAN
2 51 (9.68%) Unified Communications
3 35 (6.64%) TCP/IP
4 33 (6.26%) DNS
5 26 (4.93%) Firewall
6 22 (4.17%) DHCP
7 21 (3.98%) NAS
8 16 (3.04%) IPv6
9 11 (2.09%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.90%) iSCSI
10 10 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (1.90%) WAN
11 9 (1.71%) VoIP
11 9 (1.71%) VPN
12 4 (0.76%) MPLS
12 4 (0.76%) Internet
12 4 (0.76%) LAN
13 3 (0.57%) S/MIME
13 3 (0.57%) IPv4
13 3 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (39.09%) SQL Server
2 143 (27.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 142 (26.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (22.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 79 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (8.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 44 (8.35%) PerformancePoint
9 38 (7.21%) Relational Database
10 35 (6.64%) OLAP
11 30 (5.69%) RDBMS
12 17 (3.23%) Star Schema
13 16 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (3.04%) Data Mining
14 13 (2.47%) QlikView
15 8 (1.52%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.95%) OLTP
17 4 (0.76%) EDRMS
17 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (2.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.76%) FrontPage
3 4 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 56 (10.63%) Finance
2 26 (4.93%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.55%) Advertising
4 17 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.85%) Publishing
6 13 (2.47%) Retail
7 11 (2.09%) Banking
8 5 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Automotive
9 4 (0.76%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.87%) .NET
2 34 (6.45%) MDX
3 28 (5.31%) ASP.NET
4 21 (3.98%) Web Services
5 16 (3.04%) XML
6 14 (2.66%) HTML
6 14 (2.66%) CSS
7 13 (2.47%) WSDL
8 10 (1.90%) SAML
9 5 (0.95%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.57%) JSON
10 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.57%) jQuery
10 3 (0.57%) WCF
10 3 (0.57%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.38%) WPF
11 2 (0.38%) REST
11 2 (0.38%) COM
12 1 (0.19%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.36%) PKI
2 17 (3.23%) Clustering
3 10 (1.90%) Replication
4 8 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 5 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (0.76%) DTV
8 3 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.38%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.38%) iPad
9 2 (0.38%) EPoS
10 1 (0.19%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 189 (35.86%) Windows
2 99 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (13.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (4.36%) Windows 8
6 19 (3.61%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.71%) Linux
8 5 (0.95%) UNIX
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
2 110 (20.87%) CRM
3 87 (16.51%) Migration
4 71 (13.47%) ETL
5 47 (8.92%) Project Management
6 37 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
7 31 (5.88%) ERP
8 20 (3.80%) ITIL
8 20 (3.80%) Information Management
9 18 (3.42%) Data Protection
9 18 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 17 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
11 16 (3.04%) Logistics
11 16 (3.04%) MOF
12 14 (2.66%) Technical Analysis
12 14 (2.66%) Business Development
13 13 (2.47%) Data Management
13 13 (2.47%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.61%) SQL
2 41 (7.78%) C#
3 26 (4.93%) T-SQL
4 16 (3.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 11 (2.09%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.76%) VBA
8 3 (0.57%) Python
8 3 (0.57%) Perl
8 3 (0.57%) Java
8 3 (0.57%) Ruby
8 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) C
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 175 (33.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (21.82%) MCITP
3 109 (20.68%) MCSE
4 51 (9.68%) MCTS
5 47 (8.92%) Degree
6 36 (6.83%) MCSA
7 17 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 10 (1.90%) MCSM
9 9 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (1.71%) MCP
10 8 (1.52%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.33%) CCA
12 6 (1.14%) MCSD
12 6 (1.14%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.95%) MCT
13 5 (0.95%) CCEA
13 5 (0.95%) ACCA
13 5 (0.95%) CIMA
13 5 (0.95%) CCAA
14 4 (0.76%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.28%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 169 (32.07%) Active Directory
2 113 (21.44%) Hyper-V
3 57 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
5 29 (5.50%) UAG
6 24 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (2.28%) XenApp
7 12 (2.28%) ISA Server
8 10 (1.90%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.33%) Xen
10 5 (0.95%) vSphere
11 4 (0.76%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.38%) XenServer
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 77 (14.61%) SCCM
2 69 (13.09%) SCOM
3 46 (8.73%) SCVMM
4 19 (3.61%) SCOrch
5 18 (3.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 15 (2.85%) SCSM
7 11 (2.09%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.95%) WSUS
9 4 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.76%) MOM
9 4 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.19%) MIIS
Vendors
1 502 (95.26%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.71%) VMware
3 39 (7.40%) Citrix
4 28 (5.31%) Hitachi
5 18 (3.42%) Oracle
6 16 (3.04%) Cisco
7 15 (2.85%) NetApp
8 14 (2.66%) Juniper
8 14 (2.66%) EMC
9 13 (2.47%) SAP
9 13 (2.47%) Websense
10 9 (1.71%) Symantec
10 9 (1.71%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.71%) Cognos
11 7 (1.33%) Avaya
11 7 (1.33%) HP
12 6 (1.14%) Informatica
13 5 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.95%) Lotus
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Medical and Life Assurance
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus an incredible benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IT HR
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus, car, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT HR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 30% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + home based, car allowance, bupa!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT HR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £45,000+
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago