Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 355 358
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 16 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.065% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.067% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 8
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +65.22% -40.41%
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,250 £67,125
England 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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12673 12011 12573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10145 10103 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in the North West

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Consultant in the North West

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in the North West

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester -14 10 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire -21 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Advertising
4 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Epicor
6 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards
6 2 (12.50%) Sage
6 2 (12.50%) ACCA
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (12.50%) Migration

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ACCA
1 2 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Epicor
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Infor
2 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Sage
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware