Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 - 264
Rank change year-on-year - +264 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 13 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% - 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 7
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 - £42,500
90th Percentile £47,500 - £77,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 - £45,000

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1723 1642 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.55% 21.98% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1382 1432
Manchester median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.26%

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing MCSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in Manchester

MCSD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Manchester

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSD in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSD in Manchester

MCSD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Altrincham - 4 £32,500 -
Bury - 2 £47,500 -
MCSD
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Service Management
2 11 (84.62%) MCPD
2 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
2 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) Ticket Management
2 11 (84.62%) Master's Degree
2 11 (84.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) PaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Internet of Things
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL Service Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Service Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Service Management Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Applications Support
4 6 (46.15%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (30.77%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
6 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (15.38%) Graduate
6 2 (15.38%) Graduate Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (15.38%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Open Source
1 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
1 11 (84.62%) Service Management
1 11 (84.62%) Ticket Management
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) Master's Degree
2 11 (84.62%) MCPD
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle