The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 176 200 181
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 32 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 15
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5117 5286 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.81% 94.70% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4285 4439 4020
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the West Midlands region 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +16 22 £47,000 -6.00% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £38,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 57 (98.28%) Microsoft
2 38 (65.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
3 37 (63.79%) Windows
4 33 (56.90%) MCSE
5 30 (51.72%) MCITP
5 30 (51.72%) Hyper-V
6 27 (46.55%) Lync
7 25 (43.10%) MCTS
7 25 (43.10%) VMware
8 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (36.21%) Migration
9 21 (36.21%) MS Exchange
10 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (29.31%) Unified Communications
11 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (27.59%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (25.86%) Office 365
13 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
13 15 (25.86%) Project Management
14 14 (24.14%) MCSA
14 14 (24.14%) Degree
15 13 (22.41%) Technical Analysis
15 13 (22.41%) NAS
15 13 (22.41%) Office Communications Server
15 13 (22.41%) SAN
15 13 (22.41%) Citrix
16 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
17 11 (18.97%) SQL Server

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 27 (46.55%) Lync
2 21 (36.21%) MS Exchange
3 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (22.41%) Office Communications Server
7 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
8 4 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Unified Communications
2 13 (22.41%) NAS
2 13 (22.41%) SAN
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Clustering
1 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Migration
2 16 (27.59%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (25.86%) Project Management
4 13 (22.41%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (15.52%) CRM
6 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.45%) Network Design
8 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (65.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (56.90%) MCSE
3 30 (51.72%) MCITP
4 25 (43.10%) MCTS
5 14 (24.14%) MCSA
5 14 (24.14%) Degree
6 10 (17.24%) CCEE
6 10 (17.24%) CCA
6 10 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.45%) AAT
9 2 (3.45%) CIMA
9 2 (3.45%) MCP
9 2 (3.45%) ACCA
9 2 (3.45%) CCEA
9 2 (3.45%) CCAA
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 30 (51.72%) Hyper-V
3 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (18.97%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (6.90%) UAG
7 3 (5.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) SCOM
3 5 (8.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.90%) MOM
4 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (6.90%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.45%) SCSM
5 2 (3.45%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (98.28%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.10%) VMware
3 13 (22.41%) Citrix
4 4 (6.90%) Symantec
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
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