The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 73 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.15% - 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% - 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £21,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £27,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +8.91%
MCDST
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
233 219 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 35.04% 31.88% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 210 195 307
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,939 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MCDST
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Guildford

MCDST
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory