The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 68 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 11 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.80% - 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.05% - 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 143 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.57% 22.63% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118 128 145
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSD
East of England

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCSD
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the Suffolk region.

MCSD Salary Trend in Suffolk

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Suffolk

MCSD
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 9 £65,000 -
MCSD
East of England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) MCP
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) N-Tier
2 14 (93.33%) SOA
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (73.33%) XML
4 11 (73.33%) MS Project
5 9 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (60.00%) UML
5 9 (60.00%) MCTS
5 9 (60.00%) Degree
6 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (46.67%) MCPD
7 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (40.00%) DNA
9 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (20.00%) CRM

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Project
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) NCover
2 1 (6.67%) FxCop
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (73.33%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) N-Tier
2 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) DNA
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) MCP
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCTS
2 9 (60.00%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) MCPD
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle