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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - 114 130
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.80% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.49% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 8
Median salary - £20,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -24.07%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
662 683 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 39.10% 32.13% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 476 518 606
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware