The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 309 238 303
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +65
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 97 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.82% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 3.47% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 97 22
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.66%
MCSD
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2646 2798 2980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.17% 23.51% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2291 2376 2678
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSD
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the City of London

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) Intranet
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Siebel
5 1 (16.67%) Ingres
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (16.67%) Informix
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) MCAD
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (16.67%) SalesLogix
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Informix
2 1 (16.67%) Ingres
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCAD
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 24 days ago