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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 89 122
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.10% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.18% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 2
Median salary - £21,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.30%
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%

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
222 335 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.16% 26.34% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 133 289 332
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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