The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
MCDST
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
789 797 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.60% 32.14% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 680 671 495
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MCDST
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt