The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 98 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.080% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £21,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £24,125 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -2.08%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
416 338 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.14% 27.00% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 330 296 229
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCDST
UK

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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