The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 836 831
Rank change year-on-year +64 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 102 111 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 80 123
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.58% -8.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 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
England +40 88 £57,500 +12.19% 29
London +28 41 £60,000 -4.00% 16
South East +39 15 £48,500 +8.98% 3
West Midlands +19 10 £47,500 +79.24% 3
Milton Keynes 0 8 £48,500 +61.66%
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £48,500 +38.57%
Birmingham +15 7 £47,500 +79.24% 3
North West -37 7 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Reading +29 5 £65,000 +47.72%
Berkshire +27 5 £65,000 +36.84% 1
City of London +22 5 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Manchester -26 5 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +6 4 £70,000 +55.55%
West Yorkshire +17 3 £70,000 +55.55%
Leeds +10 3 £70,000 +55.55%
East of England -6 3 £57,500 +9.52%
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +13 2 £52,500 -
Cheshire -30 2 £55,000 +25.00%
Warrington - 2 £55,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £56,750 -
Surrey +37 1 - -
Hampshire +30 1 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Glasgow +13 1 £52,500 -
South West +7 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Bristol -15 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £57,500 -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 161 (96.41%) Microsoft
2 64 (38.32%) SQL Server
3 56 (33.53%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (31.74%) SQL
5 52 (31.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (31.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (29.94%) CRM
7 49 (29.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 48 (28.74%) Dynamics CRM
9 47 (28.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (24.55%) .NET
11 37 (22.16%) Power BI
12 35 (20.96%) Dynamics AX
13 33 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (19.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (19.16%) SQL Server 2014
15 30 (17.96%) ERP
15 30 (17.96%) Finance
16 28 (16.77%) Advertising
16 28 (16.77%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (16.17%) MDX
18 26 (15.57%) Azure SQL Database
19 24 (14.37%) Migration
19 24 (14.37%) T-SQL
19 24 (14.37%) Office 365
20 23 (13.77%) Analytics
20 23 (13.77%) Retail
21 21 (12.57%) Dynamics NAV
21 21 (12.57%) Dynamics 365
22 20 (11.98%) Data Cleansing

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 17 (10.18%) Skype for Business
2 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.59%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.20%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (7.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 48 (28.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (20.96%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (12.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.80%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (14.37%) Office 365
3 21 (12.57%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.59%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 5 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (2.99%) Data Lake Analytics
5 5 (2.99%) IaaS
6 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.58%) Skype
2 6 (3.59%) PBX
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (38.32%) SQL Server
2 52 (31.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 52 (31.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (28.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 37 (22.16%) Power BI
5 32 (19.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 28 (16.77%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (15.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (11.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (10.18%) Big Data
10 15 (8.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (7.78%) QlikView
12 11 (6.59%) Data Lake
13 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
14 7 (4.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 7 (4.19%) Data Mining
14 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (3.59%) HDInsight
15 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (17.96%) Finance
2 28 (16.77%) Advertising
3 23 (13.77%) Retail
4 20 (11.98%) Manufacturing
5 15 (8.98%) Legal
6 9 (5.39%) Publishing
7 8 (4.79%) Automotive
8 6 (3.59%) General Ledger
8 6 (3.59%) Marketing
9 3 (1.80%) Electronics
9 3 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.55%) .NET
2 27 (16.17%) MDX
3 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.99%) HTML
3 5 (2.99%) XML
4 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.80%) Web Services
4 3 (1.80%) XSL
5 1 (0.60%) Ajax
5 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) D3.js
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
5 1 (0.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.39%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.79%) User Experience
4 6 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.80%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Blog
6 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) EPoS
6 2 (1.20%) FMCG
6 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.60%) PKI
7 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.38%) Windows
2 13 (7.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.53%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (29.94%) CRM
3 33 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (17.96%) ERP
5 24 (14.37%) Migration
6 23 (13.77%) Analytics
7 20 (11.98%) Data Cleansing
8 19 (11.38%) Kimball Methodology
8 19 (11.38%) Presales
9 15 (8.98%) Logistics
10 14 (8.38%) Waterfall
11 12 (7.19%) Project Management
12 11 (6.59%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.39%) ETL
14 9 (5.39%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (4.79%) Data Management
15 8 (4.79%) Service Delivery
15 8 (4.79%) Workflow
16 7 (4.19%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.74%) SQL
2 24 (14.37%) T-SQL
3 18 (10.78%) C#
4 14 (8.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.40%) R
7 3 (1.80%) C
8 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (19.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.18%) MCSE
3 13 (7.78%) Degree
4 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.39%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.19%) MCSA
7 5 (2.99%) ACCA
8 4 (2.40%) CIMA
9 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.80%) PMP
10 2 (1.20%) MCSD
11 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.60%) MCITP
11 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
1 2 (1.20%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 161 (96.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.18%) Oracle
3 13 (7.78%) Tableau
4 6 (3.59%) Cognizant
4 6 (3.59%) SAP
4 6 (3.59%) TOWER Software
5 4 (2.40%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.20%) Sybase
6 2 (1.20%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) Cognos
7 1 (0.60%) Dell
7 1 (0.60%) EMC
7 1 (0.60%) Epicor
7 1 (0.60%) Infor
7 1 (0.60%) Informatica
7 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.60%) Sage
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