The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 16 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 North East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 63 72
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.06% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.94% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £21,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -4.25%
Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
217 203 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.32% 26.92% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 188 167 180
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,720 £21,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
England

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MCDST
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MCDST Salary Trend in the North East