The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - - 50
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - - 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 19
Median salary - - £52,500
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 Tyne and Wear.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 75 124 191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.48% 25.00% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 71 108 162
Median salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

MCSD
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Tyne and Wear