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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 422 461 404
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -57
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 9 3 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.014% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.045% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 69
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
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
5785 6629 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.73% 31.36% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 5000 6251
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,350 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +24 4 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +11 4 £42,500 -12.82%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (73.08%) MCSE
4 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 15 (57.69%) Oracle
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
7 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (46.15%) VMware
8 11 (42.31%) Firewall
8 11 (42.31%) LAN
8 11 (42.31%) WAN
8 11 (42.31%) C#
8 11 (42.31%) .NET
9 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (34.62%) Open Source
10 9 (34.62%) MCITP
10 9 (34.62%) Requirements Management
10 9 (34.62%) Quality Management
10 9 (34.62%) Middleware
10 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
10 9 (34.62%) MCSA
10 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (26.92%) Publishing
12 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (23.08%) Banking
13 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
13 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning

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 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
1 11 (42.31%) LAN
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 7 (26.92%) Publishing
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Cloud Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Developer
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Systems Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Consultant
6 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 4 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (15.38%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Azure Architect
7 3 (11.54%) VMware Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) Middleware
3 4 (15.38%) WPF
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) LINQ
5 2 (7.69%) WinForms
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) COM
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Open Source
1 9 (34.62%) Quality Management
1 9 (34.62%) Requirements Management
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.85%) MVVM
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (73.08%) MCSE
3 9 (34.62%) MCITP
3 9 (34.62%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) HP MASE
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) MCAD
5 2 (7.69%) MCTS
5 2 (7.69%) MOS
5 2 (7.69%) NCDA
5 2 (7.69%) VCP4
5 2 (7.69%) VCP5
5 2 (7.69%) VCP6
6 1 (3.85%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) vCloud
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.69%) Sophos
4 2 (7.69%) Typemock
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Google
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