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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 182 176
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.029% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Median salary - £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -10.55%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 917 855 816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.18% 24.75% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 735 688
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 3 days ago