Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 347 374
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 7 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.057% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 9
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +31.58% -48.18%
10th Percentile £25,600 £36,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £43,750 £33,350
England median annual salary £56,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +40.63% -5.88% -10.53%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,348 3,637 4,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.44% 29.81% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,499 2,744 3,362
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSD in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -7 4 £55,000 +46.67%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 £20,000 -
MCSD
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) MCPD
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Head of Technology
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior SharePoint Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) LINQ
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) People Management
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCPD
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft