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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 110 132
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.97% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.95% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 1
Median salary - £22,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £23,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +3.26%
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
240 405 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.34% 24.46% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 198 314 356
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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