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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 180 200
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £34,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £23,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.06%
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
808 958 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.53% 26.76% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 680 713 891
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,600 £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