Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Microsoft Consultant
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 329 299
Rank change year-on-year +49 -30 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 48 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 12 24
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -17.02% +39.88%
10th Percentile £45,500 £35,625 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in the West Midlands

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Consultant in the West Midlands

Microsoft Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Consultant in the West Midlands

Microsoft Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Staffordshire - 17 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham +35 15 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £51,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £48,500 -
Coventry +13 1 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Walsall - 1 £55,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 47 (97.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (60.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 27 (56.25%) Advertising
4 17 (35.42%) Manufacturing
5 12 (25.00%) Retail
6 11 (22.92%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (14.58%) C
8 7 (14.58%) Office 365
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.50%) Skype
9 6 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
9 6 (12.50%) CRM
9 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (10.42%) PBX
11 4 (8.33%) C#
12 3 (6.25%) .NET
12 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (6.25%) Power BI
13 2 (4.17%) X++
13 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (4.17%) Banking
13 2 (4.17%) Project Management

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 29 (60.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 6 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Skype
2 5 (10.42%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Power BI
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 27 (56.25%) Advertising
2 17 (35.42%) Manufacturing
3 12 (25.00%) Retail
4 8 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.17%) ERP
3 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.08%) Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.08%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.08%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.08%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.08%) ETL
4 1 (2.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.08%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) Presales
4 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C
3 4 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) X++
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ACCA
2 1 (2.08%) CIMA
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Epicor
2 1 (2.08%) Infor
2 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Sage
2 1 (2.08%) SAP