The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 221 223 202
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 3 1 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.063% 0.019% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.050% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 22
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
MCSD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1570 1982 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.74% 36.87% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1301 1346
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Berkshire region.

MCSD Salary Trend in Berkshire

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading - 1 £52,500 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) MCSE
2 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 19 (95.00%) WAN
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (80.00%) Hyper-V
4 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (70.00%) Middleware
5 14 (70.00%) Oracle
5 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (70.00%) Requirements Management
5 14 (70.00%) Open Source
6 13 (65.00%) Quality Management
7 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (45.00%) Publishing
8 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (20.00%) Coaching
8 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) MCTS
8 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (20.00%) Cacti
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
8 4 (20.00%) MOS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
1 19 (95.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Architect
1 15 (75.00%) Cloud Architect
1 15 (75.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 15 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Azure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Open Source
1 14 (70.00%) Requirements Management
2 13 (65.00%) Quality Management
3 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (20.00%) MCTS
3 4 (20.00%) MOS
4 1 (5.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) NCDA
4 1 (5.00%) VCP4
4 1 (5.00%) VCP5
4 1 (5.00%) VCP6
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp