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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 172 185 181
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 25 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 11
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 19 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Coventry +12 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Solihull - 2 - -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
3 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 19 (61.29%) MCSE
6 18 (58.06%) MCITP
7 16 (51.61%) Migration
8 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
9 13 (41.94%) Lync
10 12 (38.71%) Unified Communications
10 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
10 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
11 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
11 11 (35.48%) MCTS
11 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (32.26%) SCCM
12 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (32.26%) VMware
13 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (25.81%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (25.81%) Project Management
14 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
15 7 (22.58%) MCSA
15 7 (22.58%) Degree
15 7 (22.58%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (22.58%) Office 365
15 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (19.35%) Technical Analysis
16 6 (19.35%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (41.94%) Lync
2 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
3 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
6 7 (22.58%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (9.68%) IIS
9 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Unified Communications
2 6 (19.35%) NAS
2 6 (19.35%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design
8 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Logistics
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (61.29%) MCSE
3 18 (58.06%) MCITP
4 11 (35.48%) MCTS
5 7 (22.58%) MCSA
5 7 (22.58%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) CCEE
7 2 (6.45%) CCAA
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (6.45%) AAT
7 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) MCP
7 2 (6.45%) ACCA
7 2 (6.45%) CCA
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.45%) CCEA
7 2 (6.45%) CIMA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
3 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (12.90%) UAG
5 4 (12.90%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) SCOM
3 5 (16.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (12.90%) SCVMM
4 4 (12.90%) MOM
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
5 2 (6.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
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