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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 259 262 254
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.053% 0.013% 0.091%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.042% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
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
2367 2396 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.29% 29.98% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 1918 1814
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 July 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 -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Solaris
4 4 (57.14%) Sun
4 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Becrypt
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) Front Office
7 1 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (14.29%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Becrypt
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago