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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
England / East of England
Rank - 243 265
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.26% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 13
Median salary - £26,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £22,785 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-10.02% -5.06%

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
1756 2221 2262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.70% 30.09% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1678 1797
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% -0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Becrypt
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IMAC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Handset
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Becrypt
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) HP