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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Consultant
UK
Rank 771 752 699
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 70 187 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 57 151 228
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £47,100 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +7 70 £55,000 - 20
London +29 30 £67,500 +3.84% 4
South East +33 11 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +9 10 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Derbyshire +12 7 £52,500 -
Derby +11 7 £52,500 -
North West -11 7 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Manchester -25 6 £52,500 -14.28% 3
South West +13 4 £51,250 +2.50% 4
City of London +39 3 £51,250 -14.58% 1
West Midlands +33 3 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Hampshire +27 3 - -
Southampton +17 3 - -
Nottingham +7 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £62,000 - 1
Reading +44 2 £62,500 -
Berkshire +39 2 £62,500 +6.83% 1
East of England +15 2 £44,000 -6.38% 3
Birmingham +9 2 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Huntingdon +7 2 £44,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £44,000 -6.38%
Bristol -4 2 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Oxford - 2 £62,500 -
Dorset +32 1 £58,500 +3.53%
Cheshire +16 1 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 190 (96.94%) Microsoft
2 94 (47.96%) MS Excel
3 81 (41.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 79 (40.31%) SQL
5 65 (33.16%) SQL Server
6 63 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (27.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (26.53%) .NET
8 52 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 49 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 45 (22.96%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (21.94%) Power BI
12 42 (21.43%) Advertising
13 40 (20.41%) T-SQL
14 38 (19.39%) Dynamics NAV
15 37 (18.88%) Active Directory
16 36 (18.37%) CRM
16 36 (18.37%) Dynamics CRM
16 36 (18.37%) Presales
17 35 (17.86%) Azure SQL Database
17 35 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (17.35%) C#
19 32 (16.33%) Office 365
19 32 (16.33%) SQL Server 2014
20 29 (14.80%) Kimball Methodology
21 28 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
21 28 (14.29%) MDX
21 28 (14.29%) Legal
21 28 (14.29%) MCSE

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 16 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 94 (47.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (19.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 36 (18.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (8.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 81 (41.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (16.33%) Office 365
3 12 (6.12%) Data Lake Analytics
4 11 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.55%) IaaS
7 2 (1.02%) PaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) DNS
2 4 (2.04%) Skype
2 4 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.53%) DHCP
3 3 (1.53%) Firewall
3 3 (1.53%) VPN
4 2 (1.02%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (33.16%) SQL Server
2 53 (27.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (22.96%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (21.94%) Power BI
7 35 (17.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 32 (16.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 24 (12.24%) Big Data
10 23 (11.73%) QlikView
11 19 (9.69%) Relational Database
12 13 (6.63%) Data Mining
13 12 (6.12%) Data Lake
13 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (5.10%) HDInsight
14 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (3.06%) OLAP
18 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (21.43%) Advertising
2 28 (14.29%) Legal
3 24 (12.24%) Finance
4 20 (10.20%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.61%) Retail
6 4 (2.04%) Marketing
7 3 (1.53%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.02%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.53%) .NET
2 28 (14.29%) MDX
3 6 (3.06%) HTML
4 5 (2.55%) XML
4 5 (2.55%) XSL
5 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.04%) Web Services
6 3 (1.53%) EDI
7 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.02%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.51%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.51%) Ajax
8 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.51%) D3.js
8 1 (0.51%) RESTful
8 1 (0.51%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (2.04%) Clustering
3 4 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.02%) EPoS
6 1 (0.51%) Blog
6 1 (0.51%) CESG
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.22%) Windows
2 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.53%) Android
5 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (18.37%) CRM
2 36 (18.37%) Presales
3 35 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.80%) Kimball Methodology
5 25 (12.76%) Analytics
6 20 (10.20%) Waterfall
7 13 (6.63%) ERP
8 10 (5.10%) Migration
8 10 (5.10%) Project Management
8 10 (5.10%) Scrum
8 10 (5.10%) Visualisation
9 9 (4.59%) Data Analytics
9 9 (4.59%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (4.08%) ITIL
10 8 (4.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 7 (3.57%) Data Management
11 7 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (3.57%) Master Data Management
12 6 (3.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (40.31%) SQL
2 40 (20.41%) T-SQL
3 34 (17.35%) C#
4 28 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.65%) C
7 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.06%) VBScript
9 2 (1.02%) R
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.51%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 52 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.29%) MCSE
3 18 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.18%) Security Cleared
4 17 (8.67%) MCSA
5 11 (5.61%) Degree
6 10 (5.10%) MCITP
7 7 (3.57%) MCTS
8 3 (1.53%) ACCA
8 3 (1.53%) MCP
8 3 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.53%) PMP
9 2 (1.02%) CIMA
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.02%) PMO
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 37 (18.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (7.65%) SCOM
2 8 (4.08%) SCCM
3 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 190 (96.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.27%) Oracle
3 25 (12.76%) Tableau
4 9 (4.59%) VMware
5 5 (2.55%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.04%) SAP
7 3 (1.53%) Cognos
7 3 (1.53%) Informatica
7 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.02%) Citrix
8 2 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.51%) Sage
9 1 (0.51%) Teradata
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