The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 17 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 Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 220 219 211
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.32% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -36.29%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,375 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+18.43% -4.78%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1948 1877 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.08% 35.43% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1325 1721
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Berkshire

MCDST
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 3 £27,500 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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