The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 113 91
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.29% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.99% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Average salary - £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,250 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+19.10% -5.31%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
505 503 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.84% 28.92% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 442 399 334
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
West Midlands

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MCDST
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Birmingham region.

MCDST Salary Trend in Birmingham