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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 124 127
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.07% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £23,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.03%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.01%
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
214 373 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.74% 21.44% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 179 283 292
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) AppSense
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) Office 365
2 6 (60.00%) 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) 1st Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) AppSense
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
Warrington
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago