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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 425 438 304
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -134
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 25 16 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.078% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.24% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 147
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,025 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £65,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +31.25%
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
5968 6643 6537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.47% 32.35% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4843 5167 5063
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +16 16 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £47,500 -17.39%
Surrey +13 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Hampshire +20 1 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,000 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) MCSE
4 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
5 21 (47.73%) LAN
5 21 (47.73%) WAN
5 21 (47.73%) Firewall
6 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (38.64%) .NET
7 17 (38.64%) C#
8 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (36.36%) Hyper-V
8 16 (36.36%) VMware
9 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (34.09%) ITIL
10 14 (31.82%) Oracle
11 13 (29.55%) Middleware
11 13 (29.55%) Open Source
11 13 (29.55%) WPF
11 13 (29.55%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (27.27%) WCF
12 12 (27.27%) Requirements Management
12 12 (27.27%) Degree
13 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 11 (25.00%) Quality Management
13 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 10 (22.73%) MCSA
14 10 (22.73%) Publishing
14 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
1 21 (47.73%) LAN
1 21 (47.73%) WAN
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.82%) Moq
4 3 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.55%) MSTest
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (22.73%) Publishing
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
1 16 (36.36%) Cloud Architect
1 16 (36.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
1 16 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (29.55%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Azure Architect
7 6 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) Middleware
2 13 (29.55%) WPF
3 12 (27.27%) WCF
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) HTML
6 3 (6.82%) LINQ
6 3 (6.82%) Web Services
6 3 (6.82%) WinForms
7 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.27%) COM
8 1 (2.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Open Source
3 12 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Business Continuity
7 7 (15.91%) Coaching
7 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
7 7 (15.91%) Information Security
7 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.64%) Asset Management
9 5 (11.36%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) Change Control
10 4 (9.09%) MVVM
10 4 (9.09%) Presales
10 4 (9.09%) RUP
11 3 (6.82%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VC++
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (61.36%) MCSE
3 12 (27.27%) Degree
4 10 (22.73%) MCSA
5 8 (18.18%) MCTS
6 7 (15.91%) CCNA
6 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (15.91%) MOS
7 6 (13.64%) MCAD
8 4 (9.09%) MCP
9 3 (6.82%) MCITP
10 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) vCloud
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Cacti
2 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
4 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds
4 7 (15.91%) Sophos
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) Typemock
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