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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 428 233 163
Rank change year-on-year
-195 -70
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 13 232 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 1.07% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 3.40% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 229 397
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +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
7210 6822 7913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.99% 31.50% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 5351 6816
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +3 5 £57,500 +13.30%
Berkshire -48 3 £67,500 +92.85% 1
Surrey -35 2 £56,750 +41.87%
Oxfordshire -40 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire -51 1 £45,000 +32.35%
Kent -54 1 £65,000 +62.50%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) MCSE
4 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 12 (46.15%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) .NET
6 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) MCPD
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (23.08%) Solaris
9 6 (23.08%) MS Office
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) CCA
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (19.23%) MCP
10 5 (19.23%) IIS
10 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
11 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
11 4 (15.38%) Apache
11 4 (15.38%) Site Server
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 4 (15.38%) Degree
11 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (38.46%) 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
5 2 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (7.69%) SAS
5 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) PowerPivot
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 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.69%) QlikView
4 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
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
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%) WCF
3 3 (11.54%) WPF
4 2 (7.69%) LINQ
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) CQRS
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (50.00%) MCSE
3 7 (26.92%) MCPD
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (19.23%) MCP
5 5 (19.23%) CCA
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (15.38%) MCAD
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) MCTS
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (7.69%) HND
8 2 (7.69%) MCSA
8 2 (7.69%) CCEA
9 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
9 1 (3.85%) MCITP
9 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Sun
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) TOWER Software
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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