Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 947 1010
Rank change year-on-year +121 +63 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 343 253 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 282 176 190
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +12.20% -6.82%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,450
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,125 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -10.00%

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 158,736 168,631 187,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.98% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 127,871 135,177 157,416
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 £26,750
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% - +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +150 302 £60,000 +4.35% 48
UK excluding London +119 193 £56,250 +12.50% 34
London +83 124 £57,500 -8.00% 15
South East +24 56 £60,000 +23.71% 9
Midlands +53 50 £55,000 +7.32% 13
West Midlands +38 32 £52,500 +10.53% 8
North of England +44 30 £58,750 +11.90% 6
East of England +29 26 £55,000 +7.84% 4
North West +32 22 £58,750 +11.90% 4
East Midlands +21 18 £59,000 +7.27% 5
Scotland +3 12 £47,500 +5.56%
South West +6 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Channel Islands - 6 £72,500 -
Yorkshire +33 4 £65,000 -7.14% 1
North East - 4 £51,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 331 (96.50%) Microsoft
2 138 (40.23%) CRM
3 137 (39.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 113 (32.94%) Advertising
5 110 (32.07%) SQL
6 104 (30.32%) Dynamics 365
7 89 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 77 (22.45%) Finance
9 72 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
10 71 (20.70%) Presales
11 66 (19.24%) Dynamics NAV
12 62 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 56 (16.33%) SQL Server
14 55 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (15.74%) Office 365
16 52 (15.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 47 (13.70%) Dynamics AX
18 43 (12.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 42 (12.24%) Analytics
19 42 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (12.24%) Active Directory
20 41 (11.95%) .NET
21 39 (11.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 37 (10.79%) C#
22 37 (10.79%) Windows
23 36 (10.50%) ERP
24 34 (9.91%) Manufacturing
25 32 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
26 31 (9.04%) Azure Data Factory
27 29 (8.45%) Power BI

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 24 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.21%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 137 (39.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (19.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 47 (13.70%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (3.50%) Scribe Insight
5 10 (2.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (2.92%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (2.33%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.58%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 104 (30.32%) Dynamics 365
2 89 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (15.74%) Office 365
4 31 (9.04%) Azure Data Factory
5 21 (6.12%) PaaS
6 17 (4.96%) Data Lake Analytics
7 15 (4.37%) IaaS
8 11 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (1.46%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (1.17%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.58%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.58%) Yammer
13 1 (0.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.21%) Skype
2 9 (2.62%) Firewall
3 8 (2.33%) DNS
4 6 (1.75%) Internet
4 6 (1.75%) SSL
5 3 (0.87%) VPN
6 2 (0.58%) LAN
6 2 (0.58%) SAN
6 2 (0.58%) WAN
6 2 (0.58%) WLAN
7 1 (0.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (12.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (11.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (8.45%) Power BI
7 22 (6.41%) Data Lake
8 21 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 19 (5.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (4.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 17 (4.96%) OLAP
11 10 (2.92%) QlikView
12 9 (2.62%) Big Data
13 8 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
16 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.58%) SSDT
17 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 13 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (32.94%) Advertising
2 77 (22.45%) Finance
3 34 (9.91%) Manufacturing
4 24 (7.00%) Retail
5 10 (2.92%) Marketing
6 9 (2.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.95%) .NET
2 11 (3.21%) MDX
3 9 (2.62%) HTML
4 8 (2.33%) J2EE
4 8 (2.33%) WCF
5 5 (1.46%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.87%) Web Services
7 2 (0.58%) CSS
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
8 1 (0.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 6 (1.75%) iPhone
4 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.58%) PMI
5 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.29%) Clustering
6 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.29%) EPoS
6 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.29%) FMCG
6 1 (0.29%) Social Media
6 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.79%) Windows
2 17 (4.96%) Windows 10
3 10 (2.92%) Windows 8
4 8 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.75%) Windows Vista
5 6 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (40.23%) CRM
2 72 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
3 71 (20.70%) Presales
4 55 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (12.24%) Analytics
6 36 (10.50%) ERP
7 23 (6.71%) ETL
8 20 (5.83%) Business Analysis
8 20 (5.83%) Migration
9 17 (4.96%) Project Management
10 15 (4.37%) Data Science
10 15 (4.37%) Machine Learning
10 15 (4.37%) SDLC
11 13 (3.79%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (3.79%) ITIL
12 12 (3.50%) Business Process Analysis
12 12 (3.50%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.50%) Waterfall
13 11 (3.21%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 110 (32.07%) SQL
2 37 (10.79%) C#
3 24 (7.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.66%) U-SQL
5 15 (4.37%) C
6 13 (3.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 12 (3.50%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.21%) R
9 9 (2.62%) X++
10 8 (2.33%) Java
10 8 (2.33%) Python
10 8 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (7.29%) MCSE
3 12 (3.50%) Degree
4 8 (2.33%) ACCA
4 8 (2.33%) CIMA
4 8 (2.33%) MCSA
4 8 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.46%) CISSP
5 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.58%) CCA
7 2 (0.58%) CCNA
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.29%) MCITP
8 1 (0.29%) MCSD
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.66%) PMO
2 12 (3.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 42 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.37%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (6.12%) SCCM
2 18 (5.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.58%) SCOM
4 2 (0.58%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) SCSM
5 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 331 (96.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.96%) VMware
3 14 (4.08%) Oracle
4 12 (3.50%) Tableau
5 11 (3.21%) Cognos
5 11 (3.21%) SAP
6 10 (2.92%) Citrix
7 6 (1.75%) Cisco
8 4 (1.17%) Dell
8 4 (1.17%) EMC
8 4 (1.17%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.58%) Epicor
9 2 (0.58%) Infor
9 2 (0.58%) Sage
9 2 (0.58%) Sophos
10 1 (0.29%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) Informatica
10 1 (0.29%) Lotus
10 1 (0.29%) Symantec
10 1 (0.29%) Veritas