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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 94 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Median salary £21,500 - £24,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +0.99%
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
274 388 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.52% 22.89% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 216 274 292
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

MCDST
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Chester - 3 £21,500 -
MCDST
North West

MCDST
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (100.00%) AppSense
1 17 (100.00%) SCCM
1 17 (100.00%) Office 365
2 13 (76.47%) Citrix

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) 1st Line Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) AppSense
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Citrix