The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 49 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.46% 3.81% 5.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 10.71% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 27
Average salary £44,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 112 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 21.34% 35.56% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 70 110 136
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
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MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

MCSD
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Newbury

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MCTS
2 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) SLA
3 9 (75.00%) SAN
3 9 (75.00%) MOS
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) EMC
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) VoIP
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) BCP
7 4 (33.33%) Lync
8 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (25.00%) VPN
9 2 (16.67%) Wireless
9 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) BCP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MCTS
2 9 (75.00%) MOS
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix