The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 159 176 187
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.77% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Median salary £23,500 £28,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £23,750 £23,750
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -
MCDST
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
608 778 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.89% 22.90% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 516 572 789
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCDST
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Leeds

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MCSA
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) Office 365
5 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (53.85%) MCITP
6 5 (38.46%) Service Management
6 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Workflow
7 4 (30.77%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) Speech Recognition
7 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Applications Consultant
4 4 (30.77%) Consultant
4 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Speech Recognition
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Logistics
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) MCSA
3 7 (53.85%) MCITP
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Xerox