Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 915 1012 1034
Rank change year-on-year +97 +22 -185
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 261 221 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 187 188 243
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £41,150 £39,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +16.67%

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 167246 184514 211672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 133909 154629 175428
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 13 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 October 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
England +29 207 £57,500 +13.86% 6
UK excluding London +63 108 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London +9 87 £62,500 +4.17% 2
South East +47 33 £48,500 +7.78%
Midlands +52 27 £50,500 +5.21% 3
East of England +8 24 £51,000 +13.33%
North of England +10 22 £53,750 +19.44% 1
West Midlands +23 20 £50,000 +14.94% 3
North West -3 14 £52,500 +14.75% 1
Yorkshire +34 8 £70,000 +55.56%
East Midlands +43 7 £55,000 +4.76%
South West +12 1 £55,000 +7.84%
Scotland -9 1 £37,500 -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 244 (93.49%) Microsoft
2 95 (36.40%) CRM
3 90 (34.48%) Dynamics AX
4 87 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 86 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 83 (31.80%) Dynamics 365
7 75 (28.74%) Finance
8 72 (27.59%) ERP
9 64 (24.52%) Office 365
9 64 (24.52%) Migration
10 62 (23.75%) SQL
11 61 (23.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 57 (21.84%) SQL Server
13 54 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 53 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (15.33%) Active Directory
17 40 (15.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 40 (15.33%) Presales
18 38 (14.56%) Windows
19 35 (13.41%) .NET
19 35 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (13.03%) Power BI
21 32 (12.26%) MCSE
21 32 (12.26%) Data Migration
21 32 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (11.88%) Skype for Business
22 31 (11.88%) Advertising
23 30 (11.49%) Microsoft Office

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 31 (11.88%) Skype for Business
2 12 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.68%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 90 (34.48%) Dynamics AX
2 87 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (2.68%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (1.53%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.53%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.77%) BPCS
6 2 (0.77%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.77%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.38%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 86 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (31.80%) Dynamics 365
3 64 (24.52%) Office 365
4 22 (8.43%) IaaS
5 20 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (5.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 14 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (4.98%) PaaS
9 5 (1.92%) SaaS
10 4 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.38%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.43%) Skype
2 10 (3.83%) DNS
3 7 (2.68%) Internet
3 7 (2.68%) PBX
4 6 (2.30%) Firewall
4 6 (2.30%) SSL
5 5 (1.92%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.15%) SAN
7 2 (0.77%) DHCP
7 2 (0.77%) Intranet
7 2 (0.77%) VoIP
8 1 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 57 (21.84%) SQL Server
3 53 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (15.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 34 (13.03%) Power BI
6 22 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (4.60%) Data Lake
8 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (4.21%) Big Data
10 10 (3.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (3.07%) HDInsight
13 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
14 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Power View
14 6 (2.30%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (28.74%) Finance
2 31 (11.88%) Advertising
3 29 (11.11%) Retail
4 18 (6.90%) General Ledger
5 17 (6.51%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.98%) Publishing
7 12 (4.60%) Automotive
8 8 (3.07%) Law
9 6 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.41%) .NET
2 21 (8.05%) COM
3 9 (3.45%) MDX
4 4 (1.53%) Web Services
5 3 (1.15%) HTML
6 2 (0.77%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.38%) HTML5
7 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.21%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.30%) iPhone
6 5 (1.92%) Clustering
6 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Blog
8 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) FMCG
8 2 (0.77%) Life Science
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (0.77%) Replication
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.56%) Windows
2 26 (9.96%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.36%) Linux
4 8 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.68%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.30%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.30%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.30%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.30%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.40%) CRM
2 72 (27.59%) ERP
3 64 (24.52%) Migration
4 42 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (15.33%) Presales
7 32 (12.26%) Data Migration
7 32 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (9.96%) Customer Requirements
8 26 (9.96%) Project Management
9 22 (8.43%) Data Conversion
10 20 (7.66%) Analytics
10 20 (7.66%) Logistics
11 18 (6.90%) Service Delivery
12 17 (6.51%) GAP Analysis
12 17 (6.51%) Workflow
13 16 (6.13%) Data Cleansing
13 16 (6.13%) Functional Testing
13 16 (6.13%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (6.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.75%) SQL
2 25 (9.58%) C#
3 23 (8.81%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.83%) R
5 6 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.92%) C
7 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.15%) X++
8 1 (0.38%) Java
8 1 (0.38%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.26%) MCSE
3 25 (9.58%) Degree
4 24 (9.20%) MBA
5 15 (5.75%) MCITP
6 8 (3.07%) ACCA
6 8 (3.07%) CIMA
7 7 (2.68%) MCSD
8 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.53%) CISSP
9 4 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.53%) MCSA
9 4 (1.53%) MCTS
9 4 (1.53%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (1.15%) CCNA
10 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (15.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.66%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.77%) vSphere
4 2 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.07%) Puppet
2 8 (3.07%) Terraform
3 6 (2.30%) SCCM
4 3 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 244 (93.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.20%) CA
3 18 (6.90%) Oracle
4 17 (6.51%) VMware
5 16 (6.13%) Workday
6 10 (3.83%) Citrix
6 10 (3.83%) Cognizant
6 10 (3.83%) JD Edwards
6 10 (3.83%) TOWER Software
7 8 (3.07%) Sage
8 7 (2.68%) SAP
9 5 (1.92%) Cisco
9 5 (1.92%) Dell
9 5 (1.92%) EMC
9 5 (1.92%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.92%) Riverbed
9 5 (1.92%) Symantec
9 5 (1.92%) Tableau
10 4 (1.53%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.53%) Infor