The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England / East of England
Rank 240 264 270
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.034% 0.071% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £42,500 £22,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+93.18% -60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.74% -18.09%

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1684 2089 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.70% 29.56% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1597 1709
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCSD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the East of England

MCSD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MOS
3 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VCDX
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oozie
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Impala
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Impala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MOS
3 1 (33.33%) VCDX
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki