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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 166 168 194
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 7 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.40% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 1.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 0
Median salary £23,500 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -5.55%
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
848 903 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.16% 27.49% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 738 729 683
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £22,500 -
MCDST
North West

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MS Office
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
3 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (63.64%) Law
3 7 (63.64%) MOS
3 7 (63.64%) Document Management
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Legal
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) MCP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Interwoven
7 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (27.27%) Service Management

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 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Law
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) French Language
4 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 3 (27.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Document Management
3 3 (27.27%) E-Discovery
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MOS
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Altiris
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Hummingbird
3 3 (27.27%) Interwoven
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco