The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 29 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 57
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - - 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 13
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 201 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 40.65% 30.97% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 175 161 164
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSD
Berkshire

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MCSD
Salary Trend in Slough

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Slough

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) WSDL
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) WSDL
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft