The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 110
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £27,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year -14.54% +7.84%  

MCDST is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 585 513 537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 42.98% 37.07% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 398 415 461
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -5.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing MCDST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Cambridge

MCDST
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for MCDST in Cambridge