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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England / East of England
Rank 237 270 270
Rank change year-on-year +33 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.083% 0.068% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Median salary £42,500 £22,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.18% -60.00%  
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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1722 2180 2230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.65% 29.81% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1711 1759
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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
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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Suffolk +27 1 £42,500 +49.12% 1
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (66.67%) Computacenter
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) VCDX
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) vCloud
3 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (66.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (66.67%) Presales
3 4 (66.67%) vRealize
3 4 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) CCA
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

MCSD
Top Related 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 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) AWS Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Azure Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (66.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VCDX
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) CCA
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vCloud
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) vRealize
2 1 (16.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Computacenter
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + MCSD training + career
Posted: 2 days ago