Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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

Microsoft Consultant
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 898 1001
Rank change year-on-year +14 +103 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 275 308 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 224 227 207
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £41,625 £41,150 £40,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +9.89% -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 155,416 171,189 182,225
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,154 137,258 152,504
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
England +38 235 £60,000 +9.09% 63
UK excluding London +16 139 £57,500 +15.00% 50
London +75 114 £60,000 -4.00% 17
South East +20 36 £62,500 +28.87% 8
Midlands 0 31 £59,000 +16.83% 16
East of England +23 23 £55,000 +7.84% 5
North of England +21 18 £60,000 +14.29% 15
West Midlands +4 16 £57,500 +15.00% 13
East Midlands +13 15 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North West +8 13 £60,000 +14.29% 9
Scotland +6 13 £47,500 -13.64% 3
South West +4 13 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Yorkshire +25 4 £65,000 -7.14% 4
Channel Islands - 3 £72,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
North East -4 1 £36,000 -20.00% 2

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Microsoft Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 267 (97.09%) Microsoft
2 106 (38.55%) CRM
3 103 (37.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 102 (37.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 82 (29.82%) SQL
6 72 (26.18%) Dynamics 365
7 70 (25.45%) Presales
8 69 (25.09%) Finance
9 67 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (21.09%) Office 365
11 57 (20.73%) Advertising
12 55 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
14 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
15 46 (16.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (15.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 41 (14.91%) Analytics
18 40 (14.55%) Active Directory
18 40 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (14.18%) C#
20 38 (13.82%) Windows
20 38 (13.82%) Dynamics AX
21 37 (13.45%) Power BI
22 35 (12.73%) SharePoint
22 35 (12.73%) .NET
23 34 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
24 32 (11.64%) MCSE
24 32 (11.64%) Azure Data Factory
25 31 (11.27%) ERP

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 35 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 13 (4.73%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 103 (37.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (13.82%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (10.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (4.36%) Scribe Insight
5 8 (2.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (2.91%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (2.91%) Elite 3E
6 3 (1.09%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 102 (37.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (26.18%) Dynamics 365
3 58 (21.09%) Office 365
4 32 (11.64%) Azure Data Factory
5 24 (8.73%) Data Lake Analytics
6 22 (8.00%) PaaS
7 13 (4.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (4.36%) IaaS
9 8 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (1.82%) SaaS
11 3 (1.09%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.73%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.18%) Skype
2 9 (3.27%) Firewall
3 6 (2.18%) DNS
3 6 (2.18%) Internet
3 6 (2.18%) SSL
4 3 (1.09%) VPN
5 2 (0.73%) LAN
5 2 (0.73%) SAN
5 2 (0.73%) WAN
5 2 (0.73%) WLAN
6 1 (0.36%) MGW
6 1 (0.36%) PBX
6 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
3 46 (16.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (15.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (13.45%) Power BI
6 34 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (9.45%) Data Lake
8 23 (8.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 23 (8.36%) OLAP
9 18 (6.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (5.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 12 (4.36%) Big Data
12 11 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
12 11 (4.00%) QlikView
13 8 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.82%) OLTP
15 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (1.09%) SSDT
17 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 69 (25.09%) Finance
2 57 (20.73%) Advertising
3 26 (9.45%) Retail
4 19 (6.91%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.36%) Marketing
6 8 (2.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.73%) .NET
2 14 (5.09%) MDX
3 10 (3.64%) HTML
4 8 (2.91%) J2EE
5 6 (2.18%) SailPoint
6 5 (1.82%) WCF
7 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.09%) Web Services
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.18%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.18%) iPhone
4 4 (1.45%) Life Science
4 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.73%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) EPoS
7 1 (0.36%) FMCG
7 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.82%) Windows
2 16 (5.82%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.64%) Windows 8
4 9 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.18%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.18%) Windows Vista
5 6 (2.18%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.09%) Linux
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (38.55%) CRM
2 70 (25.45%) Presales
3 55 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (14.91%) Analytics
6 40 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (11.27%) ERP
8 24 (8.73%) ETL
9 20 (7.27%) Business Analysis
10 19 (6.91%) Migration
11 17 (6.18%) Project Management
12 16 (5.82%) Customer Engagement
12 16 (5.82%) Data Science
13 15 (5.45%) ITIL
13 15 (5.45%) Machine Learning
14 14 (5.09%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (5.09%) Logistics
14 14 (5.09%) SDLC
15 12 (4.36%) Business Analytics
15 12 (4.36%) Business Process Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.82%) SQL
2 39 (14.18%) C#
3 22 (8.00%) U-SQL
4 19 (6.91%) R
5 17 (6.18%) Python
6 15 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 11 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.64%) C
10 8 (2.91%) Java
11 7 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 67 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.64%) MCSE
3 16 (5.82%) Degree
4 10 (3.64%) MCSA
5 9 (3.27%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.18%) ACCA
6 6 (2.18%) CIMA
6 6 (2.18%) CISSP
7 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.09%) MCSD
9 2 (0.73%) CCA
9 2 (0.73%) CCNA
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.73%) PMP
9 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.55%) PMO
2 11 (4.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 40 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (5.82%) SCCM
3 6 (2.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.82%) Terraform
5 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.09%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) SCSM
6 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 267 (97.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.18%) Tableau
2 17 (6.18%) VMware
3 15 (5.45%) Oracle
4 11 (4.00%) SAP
5 9 (3.27%) Cognos
6 7 (2.55%) Cisco
6 7 (2.55%) Citrix
7 5 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.45%) Dell
8 4 (1.45%) EMC
9 2 (0.73%) DocuSign
9 2 (0.73%) Epicor
9 2 (0.73%) Google
9 2 (0.73%) Infor
9 2 (0.73%) Sage
9 2 (0.73%) Sophos
10 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.36%) Mitel
10 1 (0.36%) Sonus