Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 925 825 994
Rank change year-on-year -100 +169 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 182 369 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 139 302 190
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -4.55%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £41,225
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -9.09%

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 143,371 168,664 169,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.30% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114,682 138,131 140,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 15 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 17 February 2019. 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 -80 160 £60,000 +4.35% 65
London +43 94 £65,000 -3.70% 17
UK excluding London -70 71 £57,500 +9.52% 49
North of England +37 21 £61,250 +6.52% 16
South East +26 21 £60,000 +8.11% 12
Midlands -21 10 £57,500 +9.52% 13
Yorkshire +63 9 £67,500 +17.39% 6
South West -3 9 £50,000 -13.04% 3
North West +25 7 £61,250 -5.77% 8
East of England +17 5 £55,000 +8.91% 5
East Midlands +14 5 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Scotland +12 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North East +9 5 £42,500 -19.05% 2
West Midlands -24 5 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 178 (97.80%) Microsoft
2 110 (60.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (31.32%) Office 365
3 57 (31.32%) Presales
4 55 (30.22%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (29.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (29.67%) SQL Server
5 54 (29.67%) Power BI
6 48 (26.37%) CRM
6 48 (26.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (25.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (24.73%) SQL
8 45 (24.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
10 41 (22.53%) MCSE
11 38 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (20.88%) Analytics
12 36 (19.78%) Active Directory
13 34 (18.68%) C#
14 32 (17.58%) Windows
14 32 (17.58%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (17.03%) SharePoint
15 31 (17.03%) R
16 29 (15.93%) Finance
17 28 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
17 28 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
18 27 (14.84%) Python
18 27 (14.84%) Tableau
18 27 (14.84%) PaaS

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 (17.03%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.49%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (13.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.30%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 110 (60.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (31.32%) Office 365
3 28 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
4 27 (14.84%) PaaS
5 23 (12.64%) Azure Data Factory
5 23 (12.64%) Data Lake Analytics
6 15 (8.24%) SaaS
7 13 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (6.04%) IaaS
9 10 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (4.95%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.04%) Skype
2 4 (2.20%) LAN
2 4 (2.20%) WAN
3 3 (1.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.10%) DNS
4 2 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.55%) MGW
5 1 (0.55%) PBX
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.67%) Power BI
1 54 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 48 (26.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (25.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (24.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (17.58%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 24 (13.19%) Data Lake
8 18 (9.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (8.79%) OLAP
10 15 (8.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 14 (7.69%) OLTP
12 12 (6.59%) QlikView
13 11 (6.04%) Big Data
14 9 (4.95%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (1.65%) SSDT
17 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
18 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.10%) Selenium
3 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (15.93%) Finance
2 14 (7.69%) Advertising
2 14 (7.69%) Retail
3 10 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.79%) .NET
2 8 (4.40%) MDX
3 7 (3.85%) SailPoint
4 6 (3.30%) HTML
5 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.10%) CSS
5 2 (1.10%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.10%) OAuth
5 2 (1.10%) OpenID
5 2 (1.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.20%) Life Science
5 3 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) iPhone
7 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
7 1 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.58%) Windows
2 23 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (5.49%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.40%) Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.32%) Presales
2 55 (30.22%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (26.37%) CRM
4 38 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (20.88%) Analytics
5 32 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (10.44%) ETL
7 18 (9.89%) Machine Learning
8 17 (9.34%) Customer Requirements
8 17 (9.34%) Visualisation
9 16 (8.79%) Data Science
10 15 (8.24%) ERP
11 14 (7.69%) ITSM
11 14 (7.69%) Migration
12 13 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 13 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
12 13 (7.14%) ITIL
13 12 (6.59%) Business Analytics
14 11 (6.04%) Project Management
14 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.73%) SQL
2 34 (18.68%) C#
3 31 (17.03%) R
4 27 (14.84%) Python
5 16 (8.79%) PowerShell
5 16 (8.79%) U-SQL
6 7 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.65%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (29.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (22.53%) MCSE
3 17 (9.34%) MCSA
4 14 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.59%) CISSP
6 11 (6.04%) Degree
7 6 (3.30%) MCP
8 5 (2.75%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.20%) CCNA
9 4 (2.20%) CCNP
9 4 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.65%) MCSD
11 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.10%) PMP
12 1 (0.55%) CCA
12 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.55%) ISEB
12 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) QA
3 4 (2.20%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.95%) Hyper-V
2 9 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (12.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (7.14%) SCCM
3 12 (6.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (4.95%) Terraform
5 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.65%) Puppet
6 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 178 (97.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.84%) Tableau
3 11 (6.04%) VMware
4 5 (2.75%) Cisco
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle
5 4 (2.20%) HP
5 4 (2.20%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.10%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.55%) Avaya
8 1 (0.55%) Cognos
8 1 (0.55%) Google
8 1 (0.55%) Informatica
8 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.55%) Mitel
8 1 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Sonus