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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 116 113 141
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.062% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 1.95% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 6
Median salary - £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £23,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -1.04%
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
648 616 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.10% 31.35% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 521 487 567
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Sage
3 1 (11.11%) MOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

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 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 8 (88.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (88.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) B2B
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MOS
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Sage