Period
to 1 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 644 875 902
Rank change year-on-year +231 +27 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 73 177 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 186 267
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +4.76%

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 53,032 128,350 153,306
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.63% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44,186 102,770 123,401
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Consultant.

Salary trend for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Consultant over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in the UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 14 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 1 December 2020. 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 +239 56 £55,000 -15.38% 20
London +186 36 £60,000 -7.69% 11
Work from Home -52 30 £57,500 -9.80% 7
UK excluding London +225 23 £50,000 -23.08% 9
East of England +140 6 £42,500 -22.73% 1
South East +174 5 £50,000 -23.08% 3
Scotland +71 5 £37,500 -
North of England +120 3 £46,250 -41.27%
Midlands +109 3 £61,250 +53.13% 2
Yorkshire +87 2 £40,000 -48.39%
West Midlands +87 2 £70,000 +75.00% 2
South West +125 1 £50,000 -13.04% 3
North West +87 1 £52,500 -34.38%
East Midlands +79 1 £57,500 +15.00%

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 72 (98.63%) Microsoft
2 57 (78.08%) Azure
3 44 (60.27%) Office 365
4 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
5 30 (41.10%) Power Platform
6 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (38.36%) Dynamics 365
8 27 (36.99%) Customer Engagement
9 26 (35.62%) Presales
10 21 (28.77%) Power BI
10 21 (28.77%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (23.29%) Requirements Gathering
12 17 (23.29%) Workshop Facilitation
13 16 (21.92%) PowerApps
13 16 (21.92%) User Stories
13 16 (21.92%) Dynamics CRM
13 16 (21.92%) CRM
13 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
13 16 (21.92%) ERP
13 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
14 15 (20.55%) Critical Thinking
14 15 (20.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (20.55%) Coaching
15 14 (19.18%) Creative Thinking
15 14 (19.18%) Epics
15 14 (19.18%) Sprint Planning
15 14 (19.18%) Process Management
16 13 (17.81%) Finance

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 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
2 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.07%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 57 (78.08%) Azure
2 44 (60.27%) Office 365
3 30 (41.10%) Power Platform
4 28 (38.36%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (21.92%) PowerApps
6 15 (20.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (17.81%) IaaS
8 11 (15.07%) PaaS
9 10 (13.70%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (12.33%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (10.96%) OneDrive
12 6 (8.22%) AWS
12 6 (8.22%) Azure Stack
13 5 (6.85%) Power Automate
14 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Skype
2 6 (8.22%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) Power BI
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (8.22%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (8.22%) OLTP
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.22%) Tableau
4 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Manufacturing
2 12 (16.44%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
1 3 (4.11%) JSON
2 1 (1.37%) COM
2 1 (1.37%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Blog
4 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
1 10 (13.70%) Windows 10
2 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Customer Engagement
3 26 (35.62%) Presales
4 21 (28.77%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 17 (23.29%) Requirements Gathering
6 17 (23.29%) Workshop Facilitation
7 16 (21.92%) CRM
7 16 (21.92%) ERP
7 16 (21.92%) User Stories
8 15 (20.55%) Coaching
8 15 (20.55%) Critical Thinking
9 14 (19.18%) Creative Thinking
9 14 (19.18%) Epics
9 14 (19.18%) Process Management
9 14 (19.18%) Sprint Planning
10 13 (17.81%) DevOps
11 12 (16.44%) Performance Metrics
11 12 (16.44%) Scrum
12 9 (12.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Python
3 4 (5.48%) C
3 4 (5.48%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.22%) MCSE
3 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.74%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) MCITP
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) NCSC
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (8.22%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 72 (98.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Google
3 4 (5.48%) CA
4 2 (2.74%) Lotus
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Dell
5 1 (1.37%) Okta