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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 158 178 192
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.15% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.71% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Median salary £17,800 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.01%
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
636 707 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.21% 21.44% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 538 553 770
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (75.00%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (33.33%) Xerox
6 4 (33.33%) Billing
6 4 (33.33%) Document Management
6 4 (33.33%) Logistics
6 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 4 (33.33%) Data Entry
6 4 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Back Office
6 4 (33.33%) Military
6 4 (33.33%) e-Learning
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) C
7 3 (25.00%) Legal
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

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 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
1 4 (33.33%) Billing
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Military
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Support
2 5 (41.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 4 (33.33%) Document Management
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 4 (33.33%) Logistics
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Xerox