The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 120 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.46% - 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £20,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £23,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +3.26%
MCDST
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
586 700 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.58% 33.05% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 427 623 572
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,150 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCDST
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 £20,000 -
MCDST
East of England

MCDST
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCDST 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MCSA
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (90.00%) MCITP
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Office 365
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Sage
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) MOS

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 7 (70.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (70.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Trainee
2 2 (20.00%) Trainee Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) B2B
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSA
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCITP
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MOS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Sage