The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 237 276 -
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 27 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.039% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +0.99%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1996 2284 2588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.59% 29.60% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1813 2071
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCDST
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MCDST Salary Trend in the East of England

MCDST
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

MCDST Salary Histogram in the East of England

MCDST
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
Hertfordshire +34 20 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £20,000 -25.92% 1
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
3 35 (66.04%) Windows
4 30 (56.60%) VMware
5 29 (54.72%) Office 365
6 26 (49.06%) ITIL
7 24 (45.28%) MCP
7 24 (45.28%) MCSE
7 24 (45.28%) MCSA
7 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
7 24 (45.28%) MCITP
8 23 (43.40%) Citrix
8 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
8 23 (43.40%) SharePoint
8 23 (43.40%) Windows 8
8 23 (43.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
9 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
10 18 (33.96%) Validation
11 17 (32.08%) Incident Management
12 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
13 11 (20.75%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
13 11 (20.75%) Service Management
13 11 (20.75%) Front Office
13 11 (20.75%) Finance
13 11 (20.75%) Retail
14 8 (15.09%) Cisco
15 7 (13.21%) SCCM

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (43.40%) SharePoint
1 23 (43.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (54.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
1 6 (11.32%) Junos
1 6 (11.32%) LAN
1 6 (11.32%) VPLS
1 6 (11.32%) VPN
1 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) Symposium
2 2 (3.77%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
1 11 (20.75%) Front Office
1 11 (20.75%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Support Engineer
2 16 (30.19%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Engineer
4 14 (26.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (24.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 12 (22.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (20.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (20.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (16.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 9 (16.98%) Technical Support
9 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 7 (13.21%) Analyst
10 7 (13.21%) IT Engineer
11 6 (11.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (11.32%) Operational Support Analyst
11 6 (11.32%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (11.32%) Operations Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows 8
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
6 6 (11.32%) Linux
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 18 (33.96%) Validation
3 17 (32.08%) Incident Management
4 11 (20.75%) Service Management
4 11 (20.75%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
5 6 (11.32%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (45.28%) MCITP
2 24 (45.28%) MCP
2 24 (45.28%) MCSA
2 24 (45.28%) MCSE
3 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
3 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) FortiGate
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (11.32%) SCDPM
2 6 (11.32%) WSUS
3 2 (3.77%) DameWare
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 30 (56.60%) VMware
3 23 (43.40%) Citrix
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Dell
5 6 (11.32%) Intel Security
5 6 (11.32%) Juniper
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.43%) Becrypt
7 2 (3.77%) Avaya
7 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.77%) Nortel
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