The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 222 221
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.051% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.14% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.43%
MCDST
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1643 2170 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.70% 36.58% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1312 1369
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware