The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 10 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 11.32% 6.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 21.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £62,500 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCSD
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 54.72% 30.16% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 20
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

MCSD
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Cumbria

MCSD
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 £62,500 -
MCSD
North West

MCSD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) CCA
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCEA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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
1 6 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) CCA
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCEA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware