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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 228 224 224
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.054% 0.052% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,750 £22,250
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +15.73%
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
2054 1922 1944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.25% 33.37% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1304 1387
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £30,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £26,000 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Apple
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago