The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 187 202 190
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 25 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 12
Average salary £47,000 £50,405 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £50,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Microsoft Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5211 5256 4584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.33% 94.70% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4330 4472 3918
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 19 £47,000 -10.47% 3
Staffordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 56 (98.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (64.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
4 34 (59.65%) Windows
5 31 (54.39%) MCSE
6 29 (50.88%) Hyper-V
7 28 (49.12%) MCITP
8 27 (47.37%) Lync
8 27 (47.37%) VMware
9 24 (42.11%) MCTS
9 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (36.84%) MS Exchange
11 19 (33.33%) Migration
11 19 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (29.82%) Unified Communications
12 17 (29.82%) Office 365
12 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (29.82%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (28.07%) Project Management
14 15 (26.32%) MCSA
14 15 (26.32%) Degree
15 14 (24.56%) Office Communications Server
15 14 (24.56%) Technical Analysis
15 14 (24.56%) NAS
15 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
15 14 (24.56%) SAN
16 13 (22.81%) Citrix
17 11 (19.30%) XenDesktop
18 10 (17.54%) CCEE

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (47.37%) Lync
2 21 (36.84%) MS Exchange
3 19 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (24.56%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.51%) IIS
9 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) Unified Communications
2 14 (24.56%) NAS
2 14 (24.56%) SAN
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.51%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Migration
2 17 (29.82%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (28.07%) Project Management
4 14 (24.56%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Feature Driven Development
8 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (54.39%) MCSE
3 28 (49.12%) MCITP
4 24 (42.11%) MCTS
5 15 (26.32%) Degree
5 15 (26.32%) MCSA
6 10 (17.54%) CCA
6 10 (17.54%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (17.54%) CCEE
7 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.51%) ACCA
9 2 (3.51%) CIMA
9 2 (3.51%) CCEA
9 2 (3.51%) CCAA
9 2 (3.51%) AAT
10 1 (1.75%) MCP
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
2 29 (50.88%) Hyper-V
3 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (19.30%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.26%) XenApp
7 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) SCOM
2 4 (7.02%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.51%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.51%) SCSM
3 2 (3.51%) MOM
3 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (98.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (47.37%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Citrix
4 2 (3.51%) Symantec
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
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