The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - 74
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £22,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £24,000 £24,125
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -0.51%
MCDST
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
241 170 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.13% 21.46% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 215 143 168
Median salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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