The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 172 179 185
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 15 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 0.88% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 6
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +1.07%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,125 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +2.65%
MCDST
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1239 1588 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.66% 39.89% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1266 1073
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Hampshire

MCDST
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Andover - 6 £24,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £24,500 - 1
Fareham +17 3 £24,000 +2.12%
Farnborough - 2 £28,000 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (96.15%) Windows
3 23 (88.46%) MCITP
4 22 (84.62%) Windows XP
4 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
5 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
6 20 (76.92%) LAN
6 20 (76.92%) WAN
6 20 (76.92%) ITIL
6 20 (76.92%) MCTS
6 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
7 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
8 17 (65.38%) MS Office
8 17 (65.38%) MCP
8 17 (65.38%) Service Management
8 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (19.23%) MCSE
9 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
10 3 (11.54%) A+ Certification
10 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) CCNA
10 3 (11.54%) SLA
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco
10 3 (11.54%) HP
10 3 (11.54%) Citrix
10 3 (11.54%) CCA
10 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
1 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (65.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) WAN
1 20 (76.92%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) IPsec
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
1 18 (69.23%) Service Analyst
1 18 (69.23%) Service Desk Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Technical Services Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Customer Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows XP
3 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 17 (65.38%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (88.46%) MCITP
3 20 (76.92%) MCTS
4 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
4 17 (65.38%) MCP
5 5 (19.23%) MCSE
6 3 (11.54%) A+ Certification
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (11.54%) CCNA
6 3 (11.54%) CCA
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (7.69%) CCENT
7 2 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
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