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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 222 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 27 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
1825 2261 2512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.02% 29.87% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1818 2005
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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
Hertfordshire - 23 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 of England region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (60.00%) ITIL
2 33 (60.00%) Windows
3 28 (50.91%) MCP
4 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
4 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
5 25 (45.45%) Office 365
5 25 (45.45%) Validation
6 24 (43.64%) VMware
7 22 (40.00%) Incident Management
8 20 (36.36%) MCSE
8 20 (36.36%) MCSA
8 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 20 (36.36%) MCITP
9 19 (34.55%) Windows 8
9 19 (34.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
9 19 (34.55%) SharePoint
10 17 (30.91%) Citrix
11 16 (29.09%) Retail
11 16 (29.09%) Service Management
11 16 (29.09%) Front Office
11 16 (29.09%) Finance
11 16 (29.09%) Technical Analysis
11 16 (29.09%) Data Centre
12 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
14 9 (16.36%) SCCM
15 8 (14.55%) Cisco

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 19 (34.55%) SharePoint
1 19 (34.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
1 6 (10.91%) Junos
1 6 (10.91%) LAN
1 6 (10.91%) VPLS
1 6 (10.91%) VPN
1 6 (10.91%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Symposium
2 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
1 16 (29.09%) Front Office
1 16 (29.09%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (21.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 10 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Technical Support
6 9 (16.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 9 (16.36%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Operations Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.73%) Handset
3 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Windows 8
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) ITIL
2 25 (45.45%) Validation
3 22 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 16 (29.09%) Service Management
4 16 (29.09%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.91%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (50.91%) MCP
3 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
3 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
4 20 (36.36%) MCITP
4 20 (36.36%) MCSA
4 20 (36.36%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) FortiGate
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (10.91%) SCDPM
2 6 (10.91%) WSUS
3 2 (3.64%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (43.64%) VMware
3 17 (30.91%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
5 7 (12.73%) Becrypt
6 6 (10.91%) Dell
6 6 (10.91%) Intel Security
6 6 (10.91%) Juniper
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.64%) Avaya
7 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.64%) Nortel
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