Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 907 964 1042
Rank change year-on-year +57 +78 -144
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 267 226 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 225 206 220
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £40,700 £40,000 £38,675
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,625 £80,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 97 £62,500 +8.70% 15
Midlands +66 56 £50,000 - 10
West Midlands +38 48 £50,000 +2.56% 10
South East +41 37 £48,500 +7.78% 2
North of England +12 32 £52,500 +7.69% 3
East of England +13 25 £51,000 +13.33%
North West -7 20 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East Midlands +40 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire +21 7 £70,000 +17.65%
South West +6 7 £57,500 +13.86% 1
North East - 5 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 243 (91.01%) Microsoft
2 81 (30.34%) CRM
2 81 (30.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 79 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (27.34%) Advertising
5 71 (26.59%) Dynamics 365
6 66 (24.72%) SQL
7 64 (23.97%) Finance
8 61 (22.85%) Dynamics NAV
9 57 (21.35%) Dynamics AX
10 56 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 53 (19.85%) Office 365
12 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
13 45 (16.85%) ERP
13 45 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 45 (16.85%) Presales
14 42 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (14.23%) Migration
16 38 (14.23%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (13.86%) .NET
17 37 (13.86%) C#
18 36 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (12.36%) Retail
20 31 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (11.24%) Active Directory
22 27 (10.11%) Power BI
22 27 (10.11%) Skype for Business
23 26 (9.74%) Windows
24 23 (8.61%) Manufacturing

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 27 (10.11%) Skype for Business
2 14 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.62%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 81 (30.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (22.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 57 (21.35%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (2.62%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (1.12%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.75%) BPCS
6 2 (0.75%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.75%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (26.59%) Dynamics 365
3 53 (19.85%) Office 365
4 20 (7.49%) IaaS
5 14 (5.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 10 (3.75%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (3.37%) PaaS
8 4 (1.50%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.12%) Skype
2 9 (3.37%) DNS
3 7 (2.62%) PBX
4 6 (2.25%) Firewall
4 6 (2.25%) Internet
4 6 (2.25%) SSL
5 3 (1.12%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 2 (0.75%) Intranet
6 2 (0.75%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) MPLS
7 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
3 45 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (10.11%) Power BI
6 19 (7.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (5.24%) Data Lake
8 13 (4.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.49%) HDInsight
10 11 (4.12%) Big Data
11 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (2.62%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.25%) QlikView
13 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (27.34%) Advertising
2 64 (23.97%) Finance
3 33 (12.36%) Retail
4 23 (8.61%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.75%) Publishing
6 9 (3.37%) Automotive
7 6 (2.25%) General Ledger
7 6 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.87%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.86%) .NET
2 2 (0.75%) COM
2 2 (0.75%) CSS
2 2 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) HTML5
3 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.49%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.25%) iPhone
4 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.12%) Clustering
6 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.12%) Replication
7 2 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.75%) Blog
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (0.75%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) Life Science
8 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.74%) Windows
2 14 (5.24%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.25%) Windows 8
4 6 (2.25%) Windows Phone
4 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.25%) Windows Vista
4 6 (2.25%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.34%) CRM
2 45 (16.85%) ERP
2 45 (16.85%) Presales
3 39 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (14.23%) Migration
5 31 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (7.87%) Analytics
7 17 (6.37%) Logistics
8 16 (5.99%) Data Migration
9 15 (5.62%) Scrum
10 12 (4.49%) Business Development
10 12 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.75%) Machine Learning
11 10 (3.75%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.75%) Supply Chain Management
11 10 (3.75%) Workflow
12 9 (3.37%) Data Management
12 9 (3.37%) ETL
12 9 (3.37%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.72%) SQL
2 37 (13.86%) C#
3 15 (5.62%) PowerShell
4 13 (4.87%) C
5 9 (3.37%) R
6 6 (2.25%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.87%) X++
8 3 (1.12%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.12%) Korn
8 3 (1.12%) Perl
8 3 (1.12%) Python
8 3 (1.12%) Ruby
8 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Java
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (14.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.24%) Degree
3 18 (6.74%) MCSE
4 16 (5.99%) MCITP
5 4 (1.50%) ACCA
5 4 (1.50%) CIMA
5 4 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) CCNA
6 3 (1.12%) CISA
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.12%) CISM
6 3 (1.12%) CISSP
6 3 (1.12%) GIAC
6 3 (1.12%) MCTS
7 1 (0.37%) APMP
7 1 (0.37%) MCP
7 1 (0.37%) MCSA
7 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) GDPR
1 1 (0.37%) PMO
1 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 30 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.12%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.12%) HDFS
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 2 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.62%) SCCM
3 3 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 243 (91.01%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.99%) VMware
3 12 (4.49%) Oracle
4 10 (3.75%) Citrix
4 10 (3.75%) Cognizant
4 10 (3.75%) TOWER Software
5 9 (3.37%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.25%) Infor
6 6 (2.25%) Sage
6 6 (2.25%) Tableau
7 5 (1.87%) Cisco
7 5 (1.87%) Dell
7 5 (1.87%) EMC
7 5 (1.87%) Palo Alto
7 5 (1.87%) Riverbed
7 5 (1.87%) SAP
7 5 (1.87%) Symantec
8 4 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.50%) Epicor
9 2 (0.75%) Ab Initio