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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 111 80
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.071% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.29% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £27,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.34%
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £26,500 £22,250
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +19.10%
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
347 344 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.73% 24.35% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 280 254 207
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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