The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 239 238
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 0 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.072% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.31% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 26
Median salary - £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.11%  
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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1033 1284 1624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 19.32% 23.06% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 802 1083 1325
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

MCSD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCSD in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) API Design
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware