The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 51 40
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 1.96% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.29% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 18
Average salary - £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCSD
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 143 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 20.04% 31.09% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 65 125 103
Average salary £34,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.65% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) MOS
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
2 5 (83.33%) MOS
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft