Period
to 21 July 2018

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

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 69 94
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 4 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.60% 1.56% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 4.91% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 5
Suffolk median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% +31.58% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £36,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £43,750 £32,050
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -36.84%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 181 224 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 27.06% 31.86% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 108 212 295
Suffolk median annual salary £52,750 £42,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.60% +27.27% -17.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £81,500 £58,750 £55,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in Suffolk

MCSD
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Suffolk

MCSD
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSD in Suffolk over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSD in Suffolk

MCSD
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Stowmarket -2 2 £35,000 -6.67%
Ipswich -4 2 £75,000 +76.47%
MCSD
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Technology
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft