The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 215 236
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.10% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.31% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -20.00%  

MCSD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 963 1616 2028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.52% 32.69% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1256 1357
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing MCSD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in Berkshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Berkshire

MCSD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware