The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 89 84
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.92% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £28,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-16.96% +9.80%
MCDST
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
281 325 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.64% 29.47% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 205 255 208
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCDST
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Essex