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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 209 176 118
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 25 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.023% 0.58% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.071% 1.82% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 100
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
1407 1375 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.16% 31.79% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1092 1664
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) MCPD
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (42.86%) SaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Risk Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Legal
5 3 (42.86%) TOWER Software
5 3 (42.86%) Billing
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) C
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (42.86%) CCA
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Site Server
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) Site Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) MCPD
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) MCTS
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) TOWER Software
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco