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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 428 471 422
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 2 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.027% 0.010% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.030% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 46
Median salary £62,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
5763 6589 7881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.39% 31.33% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4676 5068 6227
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +13 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Hampshire +8 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Surrey - 1 - - 1
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) MCSE
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
6 10 (50.00%) .NET
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (45.00%) VMware
7 9 (45.00%) MCITP
7 9 (45.00%) C#
8 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (35.00%) MCSA
9 7 (35.00%) SOA
9 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (30.00%) Open Source
10 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
10 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (30.00%) LAN
10 6 (30.00%) WAN
10 6 (30.00%) Java
10 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (30.00%) Middleware
10 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (30.00%) Quality Management

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Systems Developer
5 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Consultant
6 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Azure Architect
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Architect
8 2 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Middleware
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) WPF
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) LINQ
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) WinForms
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.00%) COM
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) SOA
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Presales
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (70.00%) MCSE
3 9 (45.00%) MCITP
4 7 (35.00%) MCSA
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.00%) HP MASE
6 2 (10.00%) MCAD
6 2 (10.00%) NCDA
6 2 (10.00%) VCP4
6 2 (10.00%) VCP5
6 2 (10.00%) VCP6
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Typemock
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Google
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