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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 427 - 451
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.038% - 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 18
Median salary £70,000 - £40,000
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
5833 6590 7610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.68% 31.59% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4732 5116 5885
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Surrey - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £70,000 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 11 (64.71%) MCSE
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 9 (52.94%) SOA
5 9 (52.94%) MCITP
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (41.18%) MCSA
8 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
8 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
8 6 (35.29%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) Java
8 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
8 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (35.29%) VMware
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) Banking
8 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (17.65%) Open Source
10 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (17.65%) SDLC
10 3 (17.65%) XML

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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Architect
4 5 (29.41%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (23.53%) Azure Architect
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (23.53%) Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (23.53%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (23.53%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (17.65%) HTML Developer
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
3 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) MCSE
3 9 (52.94%) MCITP
4 7 (41.18%) MCSA
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.76%) HP MASE
6 2 (11.76%) NCDA
6 2 (11.76%) VCP4
6 2 (11.76%) VCP5
6 2 (11.76%) VCP6
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Google