The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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)
Rank - 106 100
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.70% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £22,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 284 357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.82% 26.32% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 237 217 279
Median salary £44,500 £46,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.81% -4.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

MCSD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Essex