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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 678 667 647
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 225 292 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 176 248 224
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -31 187 £55,000 - 54
London +67 117 £57,500 -4.16% 15
City of London +57 55 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South East -61 21 £55,000 - 8
North West 0 11 £46,750 +3.88% 10
Manchester -1 11 £46,750 +3.88% 7
South West -9 10 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Dorset -17 8 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East of England +27 7 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Poole -9 7 £43,000 -21.81% 1
Berkshire -40 6 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Hertfordshire -4 5 £42,500 -14.14% 3
Surrey +13 4 £87,500 +59.09% 3
Leeds +9 4 £55,000 +15.78% 3
West Yorkshire +1 4 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Yorkshire -11 4 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Birmingham -25 4 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands -35 4 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Guildford - 4 £87,500 -
Scotland +12 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands +5 3 £48,250 +1.57% 3
Reading -37 3 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £42,500 - 2
Aberdeen +21 2 £55,000 -
Derbyshire +12 2 £46,500 -4.61% 1
Midlands +12 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £48,600 +2.31% 2
Derby +8 2 £46,500 -2.10% 1
Maidenhead -9 2 £77,500 +103.94%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 - - 1

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 494 (98.21%) Microsoft
2 266 (52.88%) MS Excel
3 163 (32.41%) CRM
4 161 (32.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 158 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
6 150 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 148 (29.42%) SQL Server
8 135 (26.84%) SharePoint
9 130 (25.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 130 (25.84%) Windows
10 121 (24.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 121 (24.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 113 (22.47%) MCSE
11 113 (22.47%) Lync
12 112 (22.27%) SQL
13 106 (21.07%) Active Directory
14 94 (18.69%) MCITP
15 84 (16.70%) Data Warehouse
16 83 (16.50%) MCTS
16 83 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
17 81 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
18 74 (14.71%) MS Exchange
19 72 (14.31%) .NET
20 71 (14.12%) Office 365
21 69 (13.72%) Migration
22 58 (11.53%) OLAP
22 58 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2013
23 55 (10.93%) Kimball Methodology
23 55 (10.93%) Security Cleared
23 55 (10.93%) SCCM

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 135 (26.84%) SharePoint
2 113 (22.47%) Lync
3 74 (14.71%) MS Exchange
4 58 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (3.58%) Office Communications Server
8 12 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.99%) IIS
9 10 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.19%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.99%) SAS
12 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.40%) Content Management Server
13 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.20%) CMS
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 266 (52.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.78%) PowerPivot
3 14 (2.78%) MS Office
4 6 (1.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 161 (32.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (7.16%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (3.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.20%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 81 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (14.12%) Office 365
3 16 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.79%) IaaS
5 6 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.80%) Yammer
7 2 (0.40%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.16%) Unified Communications
2 13 (2.58%) SAN
3 10 (1.99%) VoIP
4 8 (1.59%) PBX
5 6 (1.19%) Skype
6 5 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (0.99%) iSCSI
6 5 (0.99%) Firewall
7 4 (0.80%) LDAP
8 3 (0.60%) SMTP
8 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.60%) VPN
8 3 (0.60%) DNS
8 3 (0.60%) VLAN
8 3 (0.60%) X.400
8 3 (0.60%) X.500
8 3 (0.60%) NAS
9 2 (0.40%) Network Security
9 2 (0.40%) DHCP
9 2 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (29.42%) SQL Server
2 130 (25.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 121 (24.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 121 (24.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 84 (16.70%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (11.53%) OLAP
6 41 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (7.55%) Relational Database
8 30 (5.96%) Big Data
9 27 (5.37%) PerformancePoint
9 27 (5.37%) QlikView
10 23 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (4.37%) RDBMS
12 21 (4.17%) HDInsight
13 18 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (3.18%) Microsoft Power View
15 14 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
16 7 (1.39%) Data Mining
16 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.20%) Hudson
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (7.95%) Finance
2 33 (6.56%) Marketing
3 31 (6.16%) Legal
4 23 (4.57%) Retail
5 22 (4.37%) Advertising
6 13 (2.58%) Banking
7 11 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.19%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.19%) French Language
9 6 (1.19%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.31%) .NET
2 30 (5.96%) MDX
3 19 (3.78%) ASP.NET
4 18 (3.58%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.19%) HTML
6 10 (1.99%) D3.js
7 9 (1.79%) jQuery
7 9 (1.79%) COM
7 9 (1.79%) Web Services
7 9 (1.79%) XML
8 7 (1.39%) DHTML
8 7 (1.39%) WF
9 6 (1.19%) WCF
10 4 (0.80%) SOAP
10 4 (0.80%) Middleware
10 4 (0.80%) REST
11 3 (0.60%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.40%) SAP XI
12 2 (0.40%) HTML5
13 1 (0.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.55%) Private Cloud
3 23 (4.57%) Data Integration
4 22 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.17%) Neural Network
6 20 (3.98%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.19%) Blog
8 5 (0.99%) Statistics
8 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.60%) Clustering
10 1 (0.20%) User Experience
10 1 (0.20%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.20%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 130 (25.84%) Windows
2 47 (9.34%) Windows 7
3 40 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (6.76%) Windows 8
6 20 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (32.41%) CRM
2 158 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (13.72%) Migration
4 55 (10.93%) Kimball Methodology
5 51 (10.14%) ETL
6 43 (8.55%) Business Development
7 36 (7.16%) Business Analysis
8 34 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (6.36%) Project Management
10 31 (6.16%) Analytics
11 29 (5.77%) Scrum
12 27 (5.37%) Waterfall
13 26 (5.17%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.57%) Coaching
14 23 (4.57%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.37%) Risk Management
15 22 (4.37%) Use Case
16 21 (4.17%) Predictive Analytics
16 21 (4.17%) Performance Management
16 21 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.27%) SQL
2 31 (6.16%) JavaScript
3 24 (4.77%) C#
4 21 (4.17%) R
5 17 (3.38%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.59%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.39%) VBScript
8 3 (0.60%) C
9 2 (0.40%) ABAP
10 1 (0.20%) X++
10 1 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.20%) Java
10 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 150 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (22.47%) MCSE
3 94 (18.69%) MCITP
4 83 (16.50%) MCTS
5 55 (10.93%) Security Cleared
6 52 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.36%) Degree
8 28 (5.57%) MCSA
9 18 (3.58%) CCA
9 18 (3.58%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (3.58%) CCEE
9 18 (3.58%) CCIA
10 14 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 6 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.19%) MCP
12 4 (0.80%) CCNA
12 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.60%) ACCA
13 3 (0.60%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.78%) SLA
2 8 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 106 (21.07%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.34%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.19%) XenApp
4 6 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.99%) XenServer
6 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.80%) vSphere
7 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 55 (10.93%) SCCM
2 48 (9.54%) SCOM
3 24 (4.77%) SCVMM
4 17 (3.38%) SCOrch
5 10 (1.99%) Windows Intune
6 7 (1.39%) SCSM
7 6 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.60%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.60%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.20%) MIIS
Vendors
1 494 (98.21%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.75%) Oracle
3 26 (5.17%) Tableau
4 23 (4.57%) SAP
5 22 (4.37%) VMware
6 21 (4.17%) Hitachi
7 14 (2.78%) Citrix
8 13 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.19%) Teradata
9 11 (2.19%) Cisco
10 10 (1.99%) Business Objects
11 9 (1.79%) Sonus
12 8 (1.59%) Informatica
13 7 (1.39%) Cognos
13 7 (1.39%) Acme Packet
14 6 (1.19%) HP
15 4 (0.80%) Juniper
16 3 (0.60%) Infor
16 3 (0.60%) Sage
17 2 (0.40%) Brocade
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