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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 250 263 240
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.067% 0.013% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.042% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.43%
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
2343 2367 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.53% 30.82% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 1847 1696
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 31 August 2015. 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
Essex - 4 £23,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Symposium
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) DameWare
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Symposium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pool Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago