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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 39 44
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 3.89% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category - 17.12% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 13
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
69 111 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.10% 22.75% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 62 106 120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,500 £26,000
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