The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 741 719
Rank change year-on-year -39 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 64 177 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54 144 215
Median salary £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in England

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Consultant in England

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in England

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London +8 33 £67,500 +3.84% 10
South East +32 9 £56,250 +2.27% 2
South West +29 5 £47,500 -13.63% 3
East Midlands -1 5 £52,500 +16.66% 2
West Midlands +30 4 £58,750 +121.69% 1
North West -12 4 £56,250 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire +34 2 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 166 (96.51%) Microsoft
2 79 (45.93%) MS Excel
3 78 (45.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (43.02%) SQL
5 71 (41.28%) SQL Server
6 65 (37.79%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (32.56%) .NET
8 55 (31.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (29.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (28.49%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (28.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 47 (27.33%) T-SQL
13 44 (25.58%) Power BI
14 43 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (24.42%) Azure SQL Database
16 37 (21.51%) SQL Server 2014
17 33 (19.19%) Kimball Methodology
17 33 (19.19%) Legal
18 32 (18.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 32 (18.60%) MDX
19 31 (18.02%) Presales
19 31 (18.02%) Advertising
19 31 (18.02%) Active Directory
20 30 (17.44%) C#
20 30 (17.44%) CRM
20 30 (17.44%) Dynamics CRM
21 29 (16.86%) Tableau
21 29 (16.86%) Dynamics NAV
22 28 (16.28%) Big Data

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.74%) IIS
Applications
1 79 (45.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (17.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (16.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (8.14%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.58%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 78 (45.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (15.12%) Office 365
3 14 (8.14%) Data Lake Analytics
4 11 (6.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.07%) IaaS
6 6 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) DNS
2 5 (2.91%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.74%) DHCP
3 3 (1.74%) Firewall
3 3 (1.74%) VPN
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
4 2 (1.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 52 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (29.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (28.49%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (28.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 44 (25.58%) Power BI
6 42 (24.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 37 (21.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 28 (16.28%) Big Data
9 27 (15.70%) QlikView
10 21 (12.21%) Relational Database
11 15 (8.72%) Data Mining
11 15 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (8.14%) Data Lake
13 12 (6.98%) HDInsight
14 11 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (3.49%) OLAP
17 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.19%) Legal
2 31 (18.02%) Advertising
3 22 (12.79%) Manufacturing
4 21 (12.21%) Finance
5 9 (5.23%) Retail
6 6 (3.49%) Marketing
7 3 (1.74%) Electronics
7 3 (1.74%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.56%) .NET
2 32 (18.60%) MDX
3 5 (2.91%) HTML
4 4 (2.33%) XML
4 4 (2.33%) XSL
5 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.74%) EDI
5 3 (1.74%) Web Services
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.58%) Ajax
7 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.58%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.14%) User Experience
3 5 (2.91%) Clustering
3 5 (2.91%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.16%) EPoS
6 1 (0.58%) Blog
6 1 (0.58%) CESG
6 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.79%) Windows
2 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.74%) Android
6 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.79%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.19%) Kimball Methodology
4 31 (18.02%) Presales
5 30 (17.44%) CRM
6 28 (16.28%) Analytics
7 26 (15.12%) Waterfall
8 12 (6.98%) Migration
8 12 (6.98%) Scrum
9 11 (6.40%) ERP
10 10 (5.81%) Project Management
10 10 (5.81%) Visualisation
11 9 (5.23%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.23%) Data Analytics
11 9 (5.23%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (4.65%) ITIL
12 8 (4.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 6 (3.49%) ETL
13 6 (3.49%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (2.91%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 74 (43.02%) SQL
2 47 (27.33%) T-SQL
3 32 (18.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 30 (17.44%) C#
5 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.40%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.07%) C
7 6 (3.49%) VBScript
8 2 (1.16%) R
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) Python
9 1 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (31.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (15.70%) MCSE
3 19 (11.05%) MCSA
3 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.65%) MCITP
5 6 (3.49%) Degree
6 5 (2.91%) MCTS
7 3 (1.74%) ACCA
7 3 (1.74%) MCP
7 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.74%) PMP
8 2 (1.16%) CIMA
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.16%) PMO
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 31 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (6.40%) SCOM
2 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.33%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 166 (96.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.86%) Tableau
3 27 (15.70%) Oracle
4 7 (4.07%) VMware
5 6 (3.49%) SAP
6 3 (1.74%) Cognos
6 3 (1.74%) Informatica
6 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.58%) Sage
8 1 (0.58%) Teradata
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