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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 168 166 190
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 20 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.52% 0.34% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 0.96% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 2
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,300 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +14.44%
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
1398 1252 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.34% 35.33% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1181 1020 1220
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 February 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
Southampton -12 8 £23,500 +14.63%
Andover - 6 £24,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £24,000 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (76.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (68.00%) MCITP
4 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (60.00%) MCTS
5 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 11 (44.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) MS Office
5 11 (44.00%) ITIL
5 11 (44.00%) MCP
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) A+ Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (16.00%) SAN
8 4 (16.00%) NetApp
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 4 (16.00%) CCNA
8 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.00%) HP

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (44.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) LAN
1 11 (44.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Service Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
1 19 (76.00%) Windows XP
2 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
1 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (68.00%) MCITP
3 15 (60.00%) MCTS
4 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) MCP
5 6 (24.00%) A+ Certification
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (16.00%) MCSE
6 4 (16.00%) MCSA
6 4 (16.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) CCA
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (16.00%) XenApp
1 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
2 4 (16.00%) NetApp
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco