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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 438 437 240
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -197
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 11 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.049% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.077% 0.15% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 213
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,600 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
6498 7470 6831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.27% 33.23% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5206 5694 5511
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Berkshire +12 2 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +13 1 £75,500 -2.58%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) E-business
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) LINQ
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WAP
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) E-business
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCAD
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago