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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 429 244 186
Rank change year-on-year
-185 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 13 208 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.97% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 3.10% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 201 301
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
7171 6704 7804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 31.16% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5477 5389 6666
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Surrey -27 7 £75,000 +87.50%
Oxfordshire -24 2 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Isle of Wight - 2 £41,500 -
Middlesex -2 1 £70,000 -6.66%
Berkshire -24 1 - -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
3 19 (61.29%) MS Excel
4 18 (58.06%) C#
5 17 (54.84%) .NET
6 13 (41.94%) MCP
6 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) WCF
7 11 (35.48%) MCAD
7 11 (35.48%) MCSE
8 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 10 (32.26%) NUnit
9 9 (29.03%) Windows
10 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) WPF
11 7 (22.58%) MCPD
11 7 (22.58%) MVC
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (19.35%) MCTS
12 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle
12 6 (19.35%) MS Office
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
12 6 (19.35%) Internet
12 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (16.13%) Project Management
13 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
13 5 (16.13%) N-Tier

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) Site Server
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) QlikView
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) NUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) WCF
3 8 (25.81%) WPF
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (12.90%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) NHibernate
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) LINQ
6 4 (12.90%) MonoRail
7 2 (6.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.23%) HTML
8 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Solaris
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.68%) C
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (41.94%) MCP
3 11 (35.48%) MCAD
3 11 (35.48%) MCSE
4 7 (22.58%) MCPD
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (19.35%) MCTS
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (12.90%) CCNA
8 3 (9.68%) CCA
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (6.45%) MCSA
9 2 (6.45%) HND
10 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Sun
3 4 (12.90%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) TOWER Software
5 2 (6.45%) Cognos
5 2 (6.45%) Lotus
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
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