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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 210 215 147
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -68
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 1 4 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.022% 0.081% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.24% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 67
Average salary £75,500 £77,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.58% +93.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1532 1633 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.23% 32.95% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1427 1289
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS