The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 423 242 141
Rank change year-on-year
-181 -101
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 13 173 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.86% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 2.72% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 173 423
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,220 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
MCSD
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6767 6354 7481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.61% 31.52% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5191 4967 6402
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCSD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MCSD Salary Trend in the South East

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MCSD Salary Histogram in the South East

MCSD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Berkshire -41 3 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Hampshire -27 2 £35,000 +2.94%
West Sussex -15 1 £29,025 -17.07% 1
Surrey -31 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Kent -50 1 £65,000 +62.50%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (50.00%) MCSE
4 12 (46.15%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) .NET
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) MCPD
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) Solaris
9 6 (23.08%) CCA
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (23.08%) MS Office
9 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) IIS
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (19.23%) MCP
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
11 4 (15.38%) HP
11 4 (15.38%) Sun
11 4 (15.38%) CCNA
11 4 (15.38%) Site Server
11 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (15.38%) Site Server
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (11.54%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (7.69%) SAS
5 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
1 3 (11.54%) Billing
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) WPF
4 2 (7.69%) LINQ
4 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (50.00%) MCSE
3 9 (34.62%) MCPD
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) CCA
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (19.23%) MCP
6 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (11.54%) CCEA
7 3 (11.54%) MCAD
8 2 (7.69%) HND
8 2 (7.69%) MCSA
8 2 (7.69%) MCTS
9 1 (3.85%) MCITP
9 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
9 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Sun
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) TOWER Software
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos
5 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27250 - £30800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago