The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 120 133
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.28% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.10% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £24,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,750 £22,250
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +15.73%
MCDST
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
373 455 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.84% 25.32% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 262 302 299
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Cheshire

MCDST
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
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