The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 182 - 163
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.099% - 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £14,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,250 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+19.10% -5.31%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
907 1079 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.41% 26.30% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 749 915 711
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
North West

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 4 £14,000 -
MCDST
North West

MCDST
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) VMware

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (83.33%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware