The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Fareham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 41 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 1.39% 1.81% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 4.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -4.80%
MCDST
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Fareham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 149 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 43.06% 38.60% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 72 123 72
Average salary £34,000 £28,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Fareham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

MCDST
Salary Trend in Fareham

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Fareham

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Fareham 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CCA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Fareham 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Customer Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware