The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.077% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £23,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
MCDST
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
348 445 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.93% 32.04% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 301 377 388
Median salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,450 £52,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCDST
Salary Trend in Wales

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Wales

MCDST
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
South Wales - 1 £23,500 -
MCDST
UK

MCDST
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification