The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 69 68
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.56% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £18,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -3.77%
MCDST
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
159 179 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.52% 32.90% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 132 146 130
Median salary £35,600 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £26,500 £22,725
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCDST
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear