The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Consultant
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 4.17% 2.50% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 2.56% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 23 39 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 95.83% 97.50% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 78
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in Aberdeen

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Consultant in Aberdeen

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Aberdeen region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Fit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Fit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft