The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 91 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.097% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £32,500 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £23,750 £22,750
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +4.39%
MCDST
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 336 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.73% 25.57% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135 243 208
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCDST
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Essex

MCDST
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy