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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 392 448 462
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 15 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.39% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 9
Median salary £67,500 £53,750 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% +10.82%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £43,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -17.30%
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
4866 6591 7303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.04% 30.56% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 5339 5504
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +45 8 £67,500 +14.40%
Surrey - 6 £44,500 -
Hampshire +7 1 £25,000 -52.38%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
4 10 (43.48%) WCF
4 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) XML
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) OO
4 10 (43.48%) MCSE
4 10 (43.48%) SOA
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) LAN
6 8 (34.78%) WAN
6 8 (34.78%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
1 8 (34.78%) LAN
1 8 (34.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Moq
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (34.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (34.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 8 (34.78%) Virtualisation Architect
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
7 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Azure Architect
9 1 (4.35%) Azure Administrator
9 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) jQuery
2 10 (43.48%) WCF
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) LINQ
4 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) OO
1 10 (43.48%) SDLC
1 10 (43.48%) SOA
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) BDD
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Kanban
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
1 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCAD
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) VMware