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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Consultant
UK
Rank 751 772 674
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 102 175 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87 137 250
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +44 102 £52,500 -4.54% 19
London +30 43 £55,000 -8.33% 9
South East +47 16 £48,750 -11.36% 3
East Midlands +9 13 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England +26 11 £44,500 -15.23% 2
Derby +18 11 £50,000 -
Derbyshire +17 11 £50,000 -
City of London +47 10 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £44,500 -15.23%
South West +26 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Huntingdon - 7 £44,500 -
Hampshire +23 6 - -
Southampton +12 6 - -
West Midlands -3 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Nottingham -1 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -4 5 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Oxfordshire - 5 £62,000 - 1
North West -13 3 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Manchester -20 3 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Peterborough - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset - 3 £50,000 -
Reading +40 2 £62,500 -3.84%
Berkshire +36 2 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Surrey +35 2 £38,250 -30.45%
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +27 1 £60,000 -9.43%
Hertfordshire +9 1 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Bristol +2 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 206 (96.71%) Microsoft
2 105 (49.30%) MS Excel
3 93 (43.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (36.15%) SQL
5 65 (30.52%) SQL Server
6 60 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (27.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (26.29%) .NET
9 52 (24.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (24.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (22.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (21.60%) Office 365
11 46 (21.60%) Power BI
12 45 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (20.19%) Dynamics CRM
13 43 (20.19%) CRM
14 42 (19.72%) Advertising
15 41 (19.25%) Active Directory
16 38 (17.84%) Presales
16 38 (17.84%) C#
17 36 (16.90%) Dynamics NAV
18 35 (16.43%) T-SQL
19 32 (15.02%) Windows
20 31 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (14.08%) MCSE
21 30 (14.08%) Azure SQL Database
22 29 (13.62%) Oracle
23 28 (13.15%) Kimball Methodology
23 28 (13.15%) SQL Server 2014
24 27 (12.68%) Analytical Skills

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 23 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.04%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 105 (49.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (20.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (16.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (6.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 93 (43.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (21.60%) Office 365
3 12 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (5.16%) Data Lake Analytics
5 10 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.76%) IaaS
7 4 (1.88%) PaaS
8 3 (1.41%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.41%) Yammer
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) DNS
2 6 (2.82%) Skype
3 4 (1.88%) Firewall
3 4 (1.88%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.88%) VPN
4 3 (1.41%) DHCP
4 3 (1.41%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 52 (24.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 52 (24.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (22.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 46 (21.60%) Power BI
5 45 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (14.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 28 (13.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (10.33%) Big Data
8 22 (10.33%) QlikView
9 17 (7.98%) Relational Database
10 13 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (5.63%) Data Mining
12 11 (5.16%) Data Lake
12 11 (5.16%) HDInsight
13 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (4.23%) OLAP
14 9 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 42 (19.72%) Advertising
2 22 (10.33%) Legal
3 19 (8.92%) Finance
4 18 (8.45%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.69%) Retail
6 4 (1.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (26.29%) .NET
2 24 (11.27%) MDX
3 7 (3.29%) Web Services
3 7 (3.29%) XML
4 6 (2.82%) HTML
5 5 (2.35%) XSL
6 4 (1.88%) D3.js
7 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.41%) EDI
8 2 (0.94%) CSS
8 2 (0.94%) Leaflet
8 2 (0.94%) SOAP
8 2 (0.94%) WCF
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.47%) HTML5
9 1 (0.47%) RESTful
9 1 (0.47%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.47%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.16%) User Experience
3 10 (4.69%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.88%) Clustering
4 4 (1.88%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.41%) Neural Network
6 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.47%) Blog
7 1 (0.47%) CESG
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) EPoS
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.02%) Windows
2 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.41%) Android
6 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (20.19%) CRM
3 38 (17.84%) Presales
4 31 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (13.15%) Kimball Methodology
6 23 (10.80%) Analytics
7 19 (8.92%) Waterfall
8 15 (7.04%) Migration
9 12 (5.63%) ERP
10 11 (5.16%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.16%) Scrum
11 8 (3.76%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (3.76%) Data Management
11 8 (3.76%) ITIL
11 8 (3.76%) Master Data Management
11 8 (3.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 7 (3.29%) Data Analytics
12 7 (3.29%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (3.29%) ETL
12 7 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.15%) SQL
2 38 (17.84%) C#
3 35 (16.43%) T-SQL
4 23 (10.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (7.51%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.04%) C
7 6 (2.82%) VBScript
8 3 (1.41%) R
9 2 (0.94%) X++
Qualifications
1 58 (27.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (14.08%) MCSE
3 16 (7.51%) MCSA
3 16 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.51%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.63%) MCITP
5 10 (4.69%) Degree
6 9 (4.23%) MCTS
7 4 (1.88%) MCP
8 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.41%) PMP
9 2 (0.94%) ACCA
9 2 (0.94%) CIMA
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (19.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (9.39%) SCOM
2 14 (6.57%) SCCM
3 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.35%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 206 (96.71%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.62%) Oracle
3 24 (11.27%) Tableau
4 14 (6.57%) VMware
5 5 (2.35%) Citrix
6 4 (1.88%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.41%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.94%) Cognos
8 2 (0.94%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.47%) Sage
9 1 (0.47%) Teradata
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