The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 73 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.71% 0.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -4.25%
Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
285 369 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.43% 41.18% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 200 221 123
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £25,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
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MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MCDST
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Basingstoke

MCDST
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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