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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 213 178 129
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 2 33 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.043% 0.71% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 2.22% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 33 108
Average salary £56,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,350 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +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
1564 1488 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.48% 31.99% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1210 1815
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 19 December 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
Guildford -28 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Staines - 1 £48,500 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 3 (42.86%) Billing
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) CCA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MCPD
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Sun
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) TOWER Software
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Site Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCPD
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) TOWER Software
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco