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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 121 162 -
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 20 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 0.043% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
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
680 717 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.66% 30.72% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 522 547 638
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Stevenage +16 20 £37,500 -
MCDST
East of England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) ITIL
2 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
2 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
3 18 (78.26%) MCP
3 18 (78.26%) Validation
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) Service Management
4 11 (47.83%) Front Office
4 11 (47.83%) Retail
4 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
4 11 (47.83%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
5 7 (30.43%) SCCM
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
7 5 (21.74%) Handset
7 5 (21.74%) Becrypt
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.70%) Symposium
8 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (8.70%) DameWare
8 2 (8.70%) Avaya
8 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
8 2 (8.70%) VoIP

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Symposium
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
1 11 (47.83%) Front Office
1 11 (47.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Support
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) Validation
3 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
3 11 (47.83%) Service Management
3 11 (47.83%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
2 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
3 18 (78.26%) MCP
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Becrypt
3 2 (8.70%) Avaya
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.70%) Nortel