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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 217 222 187
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 17 3 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.054% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 0.14% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 40
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +85.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £61,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +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
1682 2073 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.63% 37.33% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1425 1272
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £69,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCSD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +3 10 £70,000 -
Newbury - 4 £48,000 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD.

1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (91.67%) MCSE
3 21 (87.50%) LAN
3 21 (87.50%) WAN
3 21 (87.50%) Firewall
4 14 (58.33%) VMware
4 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (54.17%) Middleware
5 13 (54.17%) Oracle
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
5 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (54.17%) Open Source
6 12 (50.00%) Requirements Management
7 11 (45.83%) Quality Management
8 10 (41.67%) Publishing
8 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (33.33%) SLA
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco
10 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
10 7 (29.17%) CCNA
10 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (29.17%) Sophos
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (29.17%) MCSA
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
1 21 (87.50%) LAN
1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (41.67%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Architect
1 14 (58.33%) Cloud Architect
1 14 (58.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 14 (58.33%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Open Source
2 12 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 11 (45.83%) Quality Management
4 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (29.17%) Coaching
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (91.67%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (29.17%) MCSA
3 7 (29.17%) MCTS
3 7 (29.17%) MOS
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
4 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
4 7 (29.17%) Sophos
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