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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
North West / Manchester
Rank 200 176 176
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 5 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.092% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.35% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Median salary £22,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%

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
882 854 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.46% 26.12% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 669 668 908
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 5 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft