Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 - 267
Rank change year-on-year - +267 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.013% - 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Manchester median annual salary £62,500 - £26,000
10th Percentile £61,250 - £21,625
90th Percentile £63,750 - £36,500
North West median annual salary £62,500 - £22,000

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1701 1642 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.40% 21.89% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1380 1434
Manchester median annual salary £42,875 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £24,325
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing MCDST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Manchester

MCDST
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for MCDST in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials

MCDST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Operations Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft