The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 168 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.18% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Median salary £62,500 £24,625 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+153.80% -
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
MCDST
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
795 1158 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.29% 30.52% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 607 861 882
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,152 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCDST
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCDST Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MCDST
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

MCDST Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

MCDST
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 4 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £21,000 -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Adobe
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) SLA
3 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 9 (69.23%) Retail
3 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
3 9 (69.23%) Supplier Management
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Performance Management
3 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
3 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
3 9 (69.23%) vSphere
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL V3
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (69.23%) Line Management
3 9 (69.23%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Manager
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Support
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Support Manager
1 9 (69.23%) Support Manager
2 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
1 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL V3
1 9 (69.23%) Line Management
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Management
1 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
1 9 (69.23%) Software Asset Management
1 9 (69.23%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Adobe
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix