The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 48 50
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.85% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 14
Average salary - £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 98 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.88% 19.92% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 65 91 125
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
North West

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Lancashire