Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 151 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.083% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Wales median annual salary - £52,500 -
UK median annual salary £25,000 £29,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -13.79% +20.83% -

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 461 665 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.81% 27.55% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 351 565 694
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% -5.41%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Wales

MCDST
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for MCDST in Wales