The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 191 179 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.048% 0.053% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £22,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £27,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +10.20%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1044 948 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.82% 25.09% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 890 848 978
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCDST
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Manchester

MCDST
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) MOS
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MOS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £26,124 per annum Rising to £30,428 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago