The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Consultant
UK
Rank 794 757 703
Rank change year-on-year -37 -54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 66 199 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 160 221
Median salary £58,500 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £44,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 0 63 £58,500 -2.50% 24
London +22 31 £67,500 - 13
South East +28 9 £56,250 +2.27% 2
City of London +44 6 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South West +24 6 £51,250 -6.81% 3
East Midlands +5 5 £52,500 +16.66% 2
North West -16 5 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Derbyshire +10 4 £58,750 +30.55%
Derby +7 4 £58,750 +30.55%
Manchester -19 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Bristol - 4 £51,250 - 2
West Midlands +35 3 £65,000 +145.28% 2
Birmingham +17 3 £65,000 +145.28% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £62,000 -
Scotland +31 2 £42,500 +1.79%
West Yorkshire +25 2 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Berkshire +20 2 £50,750 -13.24% 1
Yorkshire +14 2 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Oxford - 2 £62,500 -
Reading +40 1 £44,000 -29.60%
Dorset +31 1 £58,500 +3.53%
Guildford +21 1 £60,000 -14.28%
Surrey +20 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Leeds +17 1 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Cheshire +11 1 - -
Middlesex +8 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Aberdeen +5 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Chester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £52,500 - 1

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 173 (96.11%) Microsoft
2 83 (46.11%) MS Excel
3 80 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (41.67%) SQL
5 69 (38.33%) SQL Server
6 64 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (29.44%) .NET
9 50 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (26.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 47 (26.11%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 42 (23.33%) Power BI
13 41 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
15 35 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
16 34 (18.89%) Presales
16 34 (18.89%) Dynamics NAV
17 33 (18.33%) Advertising
17 33 (18.33%) Active Directory
18 32 (17.78%) CRM
18 32 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
19 31 (17.22%) Kimball Methodology
19 31 (17.22%) Legal
20 30 (16.67%) Office 365
20 30 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 30 (16.67%) MDX
21 29 (16.11%) C#
22 28 (15.56%) MCSE

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 83 (46.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (18.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 32 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 80 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (16.67%) Office 365
3 14 (7.78%) Data Lake Analytics
4 11 (6.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.89%) IaaS
6 6 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) DNS
2 5 (2.78%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.67%) DHCP
3 3 (1.67%) Firewall
3 3 (1.67%) Skype
3 3 (1.67%) VPN
4 2 (1.11%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (26.11%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (26.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 42 (23.33%) Power BI
5 40 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 35 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (14.44%) Big Data
8 25 (13.89%) QlikView
9 20 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 15 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (7.78%) Data Lake
11 14 (7.78%) Data Mining
12 12 (6.67%) HDInsight
13 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (3.33%) OLAP
16 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (18.33%) Advertising
2 31 (17.22%) Legal
3 24 (13.33%) Finance
3 24 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.00%) Retail
5 6 (3.33%) Marketing
6 3 (1.67%) Electronics
6 3 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.11%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.44%) .NET
2 30 (16.67%) MDX
3 5 (2.78%) HTML
3 5 (2.78%) XML
4 4 (2.22%) XSL
5 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.67%) EDI
5 3 (1.67%) Web Services
6 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.56%) Ajax
7 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.56%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) User Experience
3 5 (2.78%) Clustering
3 5 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.11%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) Blog
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.78%) Windows
2 10 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.67%) Android
6 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.89%) Presales
4 32 (17.78%) CRM
5 31 (17.22%) Kimball Methodology
6 28 (15.56%) Analytics
7 24 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.22%) Migration
9 12 (6.67%) ERP
9 12 (6.67%) Scrum
10 10 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.56%) Project Management
10 10 (5.56%) Visualisation
11 9 (5.00%) Data Analytics
11 9 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (4.44%) ITIL
12 8 (4.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 7 (3.89%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (3.33%) ETL
15 5 (2.78%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 75 (41.67%) SQL
2 45 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 30 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 29 (16.11%) C#
5 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.11%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.56%) C
7 6 (3.33%) VBScript
8 2 (1.11%) R
9 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 54 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (15.56%) MCSE
3 20 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 19 (10.56%) MCSA
4 19 (10.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.44%) MCITP
6 7 (3.89%) Degree
7 5 (2.78%) MCTS
8 3 (1.67%) ACCA
8 3 (1.67%) MCP
8 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.67%) PMP
9 2 (1.11%) CIMA
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.11%) PMO
2 2 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 33 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.89%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (6.11%) SCOM
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.22%) SCCM
3 2 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 173 (96.11%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.00%) Tableau
3 25 (13.89%) Oracle
4 7 (3.89%) VMware
5 6 (3.33%) SAP
6 3 (1.67%) Cognos
6 3 (1.67%) Informatica
6 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.11%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) Sage
8 1 (0.56%) Teradata
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