The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.055% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £25,500 £24,200
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.37%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
661 601 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.62% 36.16% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 476 511 705
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCDST
Cambridgeshire

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCDST
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Cambridge

MCDST
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago