The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 72 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.14% 0.35% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 1.10% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 19
Average salary £65,000 £33,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.96% +32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
MCSD
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
243 181 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.08% 31.59% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 214 159 260
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MCSD
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Guildford

MCSD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft