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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 617 684 616
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 293 204 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 254 195 247
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +61 272 £47,500 -17.39% 48
South East +27 83 £47,500 -17.39% 7
London -62 76 £55,000 -8.33% 19
West Midlands +24 32 £47,000 -6.00% 5
Yorkshire -3 27 £42,000 +12.00% 5
South Yorkshire +6 24 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Birmingham +16 22 £47,000 -6.00% 3
Surrey +5 21 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 19 £45,000 -26.82%
Berkshire -4 18 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Sheffield +4 17 £42,000 +12.00% 2
City of London -15 16 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Scotland -3 15 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North West +7 14 £45,000 +7.14% 6
East of England +2 14 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 13 £42,000 - 2
Leeds - 13 £42,000 - 2
East Midlands -2 11 £42,000 -25.33% 2
Reading 0 10 £48,750 -18.75% 2
Guildford +13 9 £47,500 -9.52%
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Nottingham - 9 £42,000 - 1
Manchester -2 8 £45,000 +7.14% 4
York - 8 £42,000 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £42,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £60,000 +17.07%
Hampshire -6 7 £50,000 +2.56%
Hertfordshire - 7 £48,500 -
Aberdeen +12 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Milton Keynes -5 5 £47,000 -18.26%

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 583 (97.65%) Microsoft
2 311 (52.09%) MS Excel
3 198 (33.17%) Active Directory
4 197 (33.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 184 (30.82%) Windows
6 175 (29.31%) SQL Server
7 146 (24.46%) MCSE
8 144 (24.12%) MCITP
9 143 (23.95%) Hyper-V
10 142 (23.79%) Lync
11 134 (22.45%) CRM
12 126 (21.11%) Dynamics CRM
13 124 (20.77%) MS Exchange
14 105 (17.59%) Office 365
15 103 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2013
15 103 (17.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 95 (15.91%) SharePoint
16 95 (15.91%) SCCM
17 91 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
18 89 (14.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 88 (14.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 88 (14.74%) VMware
20 86 (14.41%) Finance
21 80 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
22 78 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 78 (13.07%) MCTS
23 77 (12.90%) Migration
23 77 (12.90%) SQL
24 75 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
25 72 (12.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 142 (23.79%) Lync
2 124 (20.77%) MS Exchange
3 103 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 95 (15.91%) SharePoint
5 89 (14.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 54 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 54 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (5.36%) Office Communications Server
8 24 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (3.35%) IIS
10 17 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 311 (52.09%) MS Excel
2 60 (10.05%) MS Office
3 9 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 126 (21.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (11.39%) Dynamics AX
3 60 (10.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (17.59%) Office 365
2 26 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (11.39%) SAN
2 61 (10.22%) Unified Communications
3 41 (6.87%) DNS
4 33 (5.53%) NAS
5 24 (4.02%) Firewall
6 21 (3.52%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.68%) DHCP
7 16 (2.68%) iSCSI
8 12 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (1.84%) IPv6
10 9 (1.51%) VPN
11 7 (1.17%) WAN
12 6 (1.01%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.01%) VLAN
13 5 (0.84%) IPv4
14 4 (0.67%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.67%) VoIP
14 4 (0.67%) Internet
15 3 (0.50%) PBX
16 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 103 (17.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 88 (14.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (12.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 44 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (4.19%) Relational Database
9 22 (3.69%) RDBMS
10 20 (3.35%) PerformancePoint
11 17 (2.85%) OLAP
12 16 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (2.01%) Data Mining
14 9 (1.51%) Star Schema
15 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.67%) MS Access
17 4 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.67%) DB2
17 4 (0.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.67%) FrontPage
3 3 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Hudson
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 86 (14.41%) Finance
2 41 (6.87%) Advertising
3 33 (5.53%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.52%) Retail
5 14 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.68%) Banking
7 8 (1.34%) Publishing
8 5 (0.84%) Marketing
9 4 (0.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.17%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (10.89%) .NET
2 18 (3.02%) Application Packaging
3 17 (2.85%) ASP.NET
4 16 (2.68%) HTML
4 16 (2.68%) MDX
5 15 (2.51%) XML
6 13 (2.18%) CSS
6 13 (2.18%) WSDL
7 5 (0.84%) SAML
7 5 (0.84%) Web Services
8 3 (0.50%) Ajax
8 3 (0.50%) COM
8 3 (0.50%) jQuery
8 3 (0.50%) HTML5
9 2 (0.34%) WinForms
10 1 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.02%) PKI
2 12 (2.01%) Clustering
3 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
5 5 (0.84%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (0.67%) DTV
6 4 (0.67%) Replication
7 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.34%) EPoS
9 1 (0.17%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.17%) NHS
9 1 (0.17%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.17%) Blog
9 1 (0.17%) iPhone
9 1 (0.17%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 184 (30.82%) Windows
2 80 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (3.69%) Windows 7
6 19 (3.18%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.01%) Linux
7 6 (1.01%) UNIX
8 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.45%) CRM
2 91 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (12.90%) Migration
4 63 (10.55%) Project Management
5 50 (8.38%) Business Analysis
6 40 (6.70%) ETL
7 33 (5.53%) Technical Architecture
8 30 (5.03%) Technical Analysis
9 26 (4.36%) Kimball Methodology
10 24 (4.02%) ERP
11 20 (3.35%) ITIL
12 18 (3.02%) Information Management
12 18 (3.02%) MOF
13 13 (2.18%) Validation
13 13 (2.18%) Logistics
14 12 (2.01%) Data Protection
14 12 (2.01%) PRINCE2
15 10 (1.68%) Business Development
15 10 (1.68%) Service Delivery
15 10 (1.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (12.90%) SQL
2 49 (8.21%) C#
3 20 (3.35%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.02%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (0.84%) Ruby
7 5 (0.84%) Perl
7 5 (0.84%) VBA
7 5 (0.84%) Python
7 5 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.67%) Java
9 2 (0.34%) X++
9 2 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.17%) LINC
10 1 (0.17%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 197 (33.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (24.46%) MCSE
3 144 (24.12%) MCITP
4 78 (13.07%) MCTS
5 69 (11.56%) Degree
6 47 (7.87%) MCSA
7 30 (5.03%) Citrix Certification
8 27 (4.52%) CCA
9 20 (3.35%) CIMA
10 19 (3.18%) AAT
11 18 (3.02%) CCEA
11 18 (3.02%) CCAA
12 10 (1.68%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.68%) CCEE
13 9 (1.51%) ACCA
14 8 (1.34%) MCP
15 7 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 5 (0.84%) MCT
18 4 (0.67%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.84%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 198 (33.17%) Active Directory
2 143 (23.95%) Hyper-V
3 75 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (6.03%) XenDesktop
5 28 (4.69%) XenApp
6 24 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (3.52%) Forefront TMG
8 17 (2.85%) UAG
9 11 (1.84%) Terminal Server
10 10 (1.68%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.34%) Xen
12 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (1.01%) XenServer
14 5 (0.84%) vSphere
15 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
16 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (15.91%) SCCM
2 55 (9.21%) SCOM
3 52 (8.71%) SCVMM
4 19 (3.18%) SCOrch
5 17 (2.85%) SCSM
6 16 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (1.34%) WSUS
8 7 (1.17%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.67%) MOM
10 4 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 583 (97.65%) Microsoft
2 88 (14.74%) VMware
3 59 (9.88%) Citrix
4 29 (4.86%) SAP
5 18 (3.02%) Oracle
6 13 (2.18%) NetApp
7 11 (1.84%) Hitachi
8 8 (1.34%) Cognos
8 8 (1.34%) HP
8 8 (1.34%) Juniper
8 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.17%) EMC
9 7 (1.17%) Cisco
9 7 (1.17%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.01%) Websense
10 6 (1.01%) Symantec
11 5 (0.84%) Sage
12 4 (0.67%) Siebel
12 4 (0.67%) Sybase
12 4 (0.67%) Adobe
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + travel allowance, health care, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 40-60k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + pension, travel allowence, health care
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, flexible working, car.
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension, home working
Posted: 11 days ago