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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 181 183 195
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.091% 0.38% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 1.04% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 1
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
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
1140 1347 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.58% 36.85% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1071 1296
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 £25,000 -
Southampton +2 1 - -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) NCDA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) NCSA
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (42.86%) MCTS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) NCDA
2 3 (42.86%) NCSA
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp