The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.
|6 months to
9 Dec 2023
|Same period 2022||Same period 2021|
|Rank change year-on-year||+325||-3||-303|
|Permanent jobs citing MCDST||10||34||29|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||0.019%||0.028%||0.023%|
|As % of the Qualifications category||0.059%||0.094%||0.092%|
|Number of salaries quoted||9||33||29|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£29,000||£30,000||£30,000|
|Median % change year-on-year||-3.33%||-||+22.45%|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£29,000||£21,287||£30,000|
|% change year-on-year||+36.24%||-29.05%||+33.33%|
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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.
|Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications||17,008||36,189||31,530|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||32.62%||29.53%||24.69%|
|Number of salaries quoted||10,703||17,005||17,925|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£57,500||£57,500||£55,000|
|Median % change year-on-year||-||+4.55%||-|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£52,500||£50,000||£50,000|
|% change year-on-year||+5.00%||-||+2.04%|
Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCDST.
Salary distribution for jobs citing MCDST over the 6 months to 9 December 2023.
Top 9 Job Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 2023. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
on Same Period
IT Job Ads
Past 6 Months
on Same Period
|UK excluding London||+235||9||£29,000||+36.24%||5|
|Work from Home||+261||1||£32,000||-24.71%|
|North of England||+133||1||£30,000||-25.00%|
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category
The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories: