Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 1017 1006
Rank change year-on-year +190 -11 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 385 194 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 295 148 229
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% -4.35%
10th Percentile £40,500 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,150 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +9.38% -6.34%

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 167,987 170,855 196,490
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.21% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,960 139,529 164,954
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +184 355 £60,000 +4.35% 19
UK excluding London +139 230 £57,500 +9.52% 15
London +55 128 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Midlands +57 74 £52,500 - 6
West Midlands +69 62 £52,500 +10.53% 6
South East +28 60 £60,000 +23.71% 5
North of England +36 41 £59,750 +8.64% 3
East of England +35 25 £55,000 -2.22%
North West +22 25 £57,500 +9.52% 3
East Midlands +6 12 £55,500 +0.91%
South West -2 12 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire +28 11 £62,000 -0.80%
Scotland -13 10 £47,500 -
Channel Islands - 5 £72,500 -
North East - 5 £53,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 366 (95.06%) Microsoft
2 162 (42.08%) CRM
3 161 (41.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 155 (40.26%) Advertising
5 131 (34.03%) Dynamics 365
6 100 (25.97%) SQL
7 87 (22.60%) Dynamics NAV
8 83 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 71 (18.44%) Finance
10 70 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (17.14%) Presales
12 62 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (15.58%) SQL Server
14 56 (14.55%) .NET
15 55 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 55 (14.29%) Manufacturing
16 52 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 51 (13.25%) Dynamics AX
17 51 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
18 47 (12.21%) C#
18 47 (12.21%) Office 365
19 45 (11.69%) Windows
20 43 (11.17%) Active Directory
21 41 (10.65%) JavaScript
22 38 (9.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 37 (9.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 35 (9.09%) Power BI
24 35 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
25 32 (8.31%) Analytics
26 29 (7.53%) 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 17 (4.42%) Skype for Business
2 13 (3.38%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 161 (41.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (22.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 51 (13.25%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (2.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (2.60%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (1.56%) Scribe Insight
6 5 (1.30%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.78%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.52%) BPCS
9 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 131 (34.03%) Dynamics 365
2 83 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (12.21%) Office 365
4 22 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
5 17 (4.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.90%) PaaS
7 14 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (3.38%) IaaS
9 9 (2.34%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (1.04%) Data Lake Analytics
10 4 (1.04%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.52%) SaaS
11 2 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.38%) Skype
2 6 (1.56%) DNS
2 6 (1.56%) Firewall
2 6 (1.56%) VPN
3 4 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (1.04%) WAN
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) LAN
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) WLAN
5 1 (0.26%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) MPLS
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 52 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (9.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 37 (9.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (9.09%) Power BI
6 26 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (2.86%) Data Lake
9 10 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (2.34%) QlikView
11 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.30%) OLAP
11 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.04%) Big Data
13 3 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
14 2 (0.52%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.26%) TestComplete
General
1 155 (40.26%) Advertising
2 71 (18.44%) Finance
3 55 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.94%) Retail
5 6 (1.56%) Legal
6 5 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.55%) .NET
2 9 (2.34%) WCF
3 8 (2.08%) HTML
3 8 (2.08%) XML
4 6 (1.56%) MDX
5 5 (1.30%) J2EE
5 5 (1.30%) Web Services
6 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.78%) JSON
7 2 (0.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.26%) jQuery
8 1 (0.26%) LINQ
8 1 (0.26%) RESTful
8 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (1.82%) User Experience
5 6 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.30%) Clustering
7 4 (1.04%) PMI
7 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.52%) iPhone
9 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.26%) FMCG
10 1 (0.26%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.69%) Windows
2 19 (4.94%) Windows 10
3 17 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (42.08%) CRM
2 70 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (17.14%) Presales
4 62 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (8.31%) Analytics
7 29 (7.53%) ERP
8 21 (5.45%) ETL
9 19 (4.94%) Migration
9 19 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (3.90%) Workflow
11 14 (3.64%) Data Science
12 13 (3.38%) Business Analysis
12 13 (3.38%) Machine Learning
12 13 (3.38%) Project Management
13 11 (2.86%) Data Integration
13 11 (2.86%) ITIL
13 11 (2.86%) Mentoring
13 11 (2.86%) Scrum
13 11 (2.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 100 (25.97%) SQL
2 47 (12.21%) C#
3 41 (10.65%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.42%) C
5 12 (3.12%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.86%) X++
7 9 (2.34%) R
8 8 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 8 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.30%) Java
10 4 (1.04%) U-SQL
10 4 (1.04%) VBScript
11 2 (0.52%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.19%) MCSE
3 13 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.60%) Degree
4 10 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.34%) MCSA
6 7 (1.82%) ACCA
6 7 (1.82%) CIMA
7 5 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.78%) CISSP
9 3 (0.78%) MCITP
9 3 (0.78%) MCP
10 2 (0.52%) CCA
10 2 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.52%) MCSD
11 1 (0.26%) AAT
11 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) PMO
2 6 (1.56%) SLA
3 5 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.30%) XenApp
6 4 (1.04%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (5.71%) SCCM
2 21 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.30%) SCSM
3 5 (1.30%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.04%) SCDPM
4 4 (1.04%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.52%) SCOM
6 2 (0.52%) Terraform
7 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) Puppet
7 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 366 (95.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.68%) Citrix
3 17 (4.42%) VMware
4 11 (2.86%) Oracle
4 11 (2.86%) Tableau
5 10 (2.60%) Cognos
6 8 (2.08%) SAP
7 6 (1.56%) JD Edwards
8 5 (1.30%) Infor
9 4 (1.04%) Cisco
9 4 (1.04%) Dell
9 4 (1.04%) EMC
9 4 (1.04%) MobileIron
9 4 (1.04%) Symantec
10 3 (0.78%) Epicor
10 3 (0.78%) Sage
11 1 (0.26%) Google
11 1 (0.26%) Lotus
11 1 (0.26%) Veritas