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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 145 175 171
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 4 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.91% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 14
Median salary £23,000 £19,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%

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
578 770 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.22% 22.68% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 487 593 694
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MCSA
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 7 (87.50%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Xerox
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Military
5 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics

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 (87.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Xerox