The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 259 311 355
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +44
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.039% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.16% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £45,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -4.28%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.01%
MCDST
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1462 2510 3243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.14% 24.22% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 2150 2720
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCDST
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCDST Salary Trend in the City of London

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
7 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Skype
7 1 (12.50%) iManage
7 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (12.50%) WSUS
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (12.50%) Network Security
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
1 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) iManage
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