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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 187 236 235
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 9 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.22% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.63% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 0
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £43,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -17.30%
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
1302 2059 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.97% 34.15% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1595 1268
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5

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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
1 9 (90.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft