The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - - 108
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Median salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £22,785 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-10.02% -5.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
551 518 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.42% 34.91% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 411 386 466
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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