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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 702 610 657
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 173 324 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 143 280 220
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -105 137 £55,000 - 52
London +34 77 £62,500 +4.16% 20
City of London +43 28 £55,000 -4.34% 14
South East -54 16 £49,250 +1.02% 7
East of England +12 14 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hertfordshire +6 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South West -12 9 £48,000 -12.72% 1
Yorkshire -1 7 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Yorkshire +13 6 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £42,500 -
Leeds +20 5 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Dorset +3 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -26 5 £48,750 - 2
Birmingham -32 5 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Manchester +16 4 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Surrey +13 4 £87,500 +84.21% 5
North West +8 4 £48,750 -7.14% 14
Berkshire -25 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Poole +7 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Guildford +7 3 £87,500 +84.21%
Scotland +4 3 £55,000 - 1
Reading -23 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Aberdeen +26 2 £55,000 - 1
Watford +2 2 £58,750 +17.50%
Southampton 0 2 £46,000 +16.45%
Hampshire -4 2 £46,000 +8.23%
Bristol -5 2 £52,500 -
Plymouth - 2 £46,000 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £46,000 -

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 437 (98.20%) Microsoft
2 231 (51.91%) MS Excel
3 146 (32.81%) CRM
4 145 (32.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 133 (29.89%) Business Intelligence
6 127 (28.54%) SQL Server
7 121 (27.19%) Windows
8 116 (26.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 111 (24.94%) SharePoint
10 109 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 101 (22.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 100 (22.47%) Active Directory
13 99 (22.25%) Lync
14 98 (22.02%) SQL
15 96 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 91 (20.45%) MCSE
17 84 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 74 (16.63%) MS Exchange
19 72 (16.18%) MCITP
20 68 (15.28%) MCTS
20 68 (15.28%) Office 365
21 67 (15.06%) Migration
21 67 (15.06%) Data Warehouse
22 60 (13.48%) .NET
23 57 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
24 56 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
25 55 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2013
26 50 (11.24%) OLAP
27 49 (11.01%) SCCM
28 48 (10.79%) Kimball Methodology

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 111 (24.94%) SharePoint
2 99 (22.25%) Lync
3 74 (16.63%) MS Exchange
4 56 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
9 11 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.25%) IIS
11 7 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.12%) SAS
13 4 (0.90%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.45%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 231 (51.91%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.49%) PowerPivot
3 14 (3.15%) MS Office
4 4 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 145 (32.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (6.74%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.45%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.45%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 84 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (15.28%) Office 365
3 16 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.80%) IaaS
5 6 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.90%) Yammer
7 2 (0.45%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.07%) Unified Communications
2 11 (2.47%) SAN
3 9 (2.02%) Skype
4 6 (1.35%) PBX
4 6 (1.35%) VoIP
4 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.12%) SMTP
5 5 (1.12%) LDAP
6 4 (0.90%) X.400
6 4 (0.90%) X.500
6 4 (0.90%) Firewall
6 4 (0.90%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.67%) VLAN
7 3 (0.67%) VPN
7 3 (0.67%) DNS
8 2 (0.45%) DHCP
8 2 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.45%) LAN
8 2 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (28.54%) SQL Server
2 109 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (22.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 67 (15.06%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (11.24%) OLAP
7 42 (9.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (8.76%) Relational Database
9 27 (6.07%) PerformancePoint
10 23 (5.17%) Big Data
11 22 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (4.94%) RDBMS
12 21 (4.72%) QlikView
13 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Power View
14 13 (2.92%) HDInsight
14 13 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (2.25%) Data Mining
17 7 (1.57%) Hadoop
17 7 (1.57%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Visual Studio
1 8 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.22%) Hudson
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (8.76%) Legal
2 37 (8.31%) Marketing
3 34 (7.64%) Finance
4 12 (2.70%) Banking
4 12 (2.70%) Advertising
5 10 (2.25%) Retail
6 8 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.22%) French Language
8 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (13.48%) .NET
2 29 (6.52%) MDX
3 20 (4.49%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.15%) .NET Framework
4 14 (3.15%) WCF
5 12 (2.70%) XML
6 10 (2.25%) Web Services
6 10 (2.25%) HTML
7 9 (2.02%) jQuery
7 9 (2.02%) COM
8 7 (1.57%) REST
8 7 (1.57%) WF
8 7 (1.57%) Middleware
8 7 (1.57%) DHTML
8 7 (1.57%) SOAP
9 6 (1.35%) Silverlight
9 6 (1.35%) D3.js
10 2 (0.45%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.45%) SAP XI
10 2 (0.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.09%) Private Cloud
3 22 (4.94%) Data Integration
4 15 (3.37%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.92%) Visualisation
6 13 (2.92%) Neural Network
7 6 (1.35%) Blog
7 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.12%) Statistics
9 2 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.22%) Replication
10 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (27.19%) Windows
2 41 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (8.76%) Windows 7
4 35 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.29%) Windows 8
6 19 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (32.81%) CRM
2 133 (29.89%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (15.06%) Migration
4 48 (10.79%) Kimball Methodology
5 46 (10.34%) Business Development
6 41 (9.21%) ETL
7 30 (6.74%) Business Analysis
8 29 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (6.29%) Coaching
10 27 (6.07%) Analytics
10 27 (6.07%) Risk Management
11 26 (5.84%) Use Case
11 26 (5.84%) Scrum
12 20 (4.49%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.27%) Waterfall
14 17 (3.82%) Project Management
14 17 (3.82%) ITIL
14 17 (3.82%) Data Modelling
15 16 (3.60%) GAP Analysis
15 16 (3.60%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 98 (22.02%) SQL
2 20 (4.49%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.82%) C#
4 15 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.92%) R
6 8 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.57%) VBScript
8 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.45%) ABAP
9 2 (0.45%) C
9 2 (0.45%) Java
10 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 116 (26.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (20.45%) MCSE
3 72 (16.18%) MCITP
4 68 (15.28%) MCTS
5 39 (8.76%) Degree
6 33 (7.42%) Security Cleared
7 30 (6.74%) SC Cleared
8 21 (4.72%) MCSA
9 12 (2.70%) CCA
9 12 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (2.70%) CCEE
9 12 (2.70%) CCIA
10 6 (1.35%) MCP
10 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.67%) CCNA
14 2 (0.45%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 100 (22.47%) Active Directory
2 42 (9.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.90%) XenApp
4 4 (0.90%) vSphere
5 3 (0.67%) XenServer
5 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (11.01%) SCCM
2 46 (10.34%) SCOM
3 19 (4.27%) SCVMM
4 11 (2.47%) SCOrch
5 10 (2.25%) Windows Intune
6 7 (1.57%) SCSM
7 6 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.90%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.67%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.22%) MIIS
Vendors
1 437 (98.20%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.97%) Hitachi
3 29 (6.52%) Oracle
4 20 (4.49%) SAP
5 19 (4.27%) VMware
6 18 (4.04%) Tableau
7 16 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.70%) Teradata
9 10 (2.25%) Informatica
10 9 (2.02%) Cisco
10 9 (2.02%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.80%) Cognos
11 8 (1.80%) Citrix
11 8 (1.80%) Sonus
12 6 (1.35%) HP
12 6 (1.35%) Acme Packet
13 4 (0.90%) Juniper
14 3 (0.67%) Infor
15 2 (0.45%) Sage
15 2 (0.45%) NetApp
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