The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 208 167 142
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 6 43 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.91% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 2.85% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 42 85
Average salary £75,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MCSD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1577 1511 2001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.99% 32.10% 38.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1257 1696
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCSD
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

MCSD Salary Trend in Surrey

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MCSD Salary Histogram in Surrey

MCSD
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Staines +14 3 £80,000 -
Reigate - 3 £75,000 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) MCP
4 5 (45.45%) MCAD
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Games
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) NUnit
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) MCTS
4 5 (45.45%) NHibernate
4 5 (45.45%) WCF
4 5 (45.45%) LINQ
4 5 (45.45%) MonoRail
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
1 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) Ajax
1 5 (45.45%) NHibernate
1 5 (45.45%) WCF
1 5 (45.45%) LINQ
1 5 (45.45%) MonoRail
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) MCAD
3 5 (45.45%) MCTS
4 3 (27.27%) MCPD
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) CCA
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) TOWER Software
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco