The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 594 657 624
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 23 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.041% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 27
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,050 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
MCDST
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9266 11145 11870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.63% 25.28% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7798 9187 9465
Median salary £57,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCDST
Salary Trend in London

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

MCDST Salary Trend in London

MCDST
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

MCDST Salary Histogram in London

MCDST
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
City of London +63 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £32,500 -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 London region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (95.08%) Windows
3 57 (93.44%) Active Directory
4 45 (73.77%) MS Office
5 42 (68.85%) Windows 7
6 40 (65.57%) Citrix
7 38 (62.30%) MCSE
8 36 (59.02%) ITIL
9 33 (54.10%) MCP
10 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
11 25 (40.98%) SCCM
12 24 (39.34%) MS Excel
13 19 (31.15%) Smartphone
13 19 (31.15%) Cisco
14 18 (29.51%) Finance
14 18 (29.51%) VPN
15 17 (27.87%) SLA
16 16 (26.23%) LAN
16 16 (26.23%) Service Management
17 14 (22.95%) Document Management
17 14 (22.95%) MCITP
17 14 (22.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 14 (22.95%) Law
17 14 (22.95%) WAN
18 13 (21.31%) Legal
18 13 (21.31%) Blackberry
18 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
19 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
19 12 (19.67%) MCSA
19 12 (19.67%) Windows 8

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 14 (22.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (73.77%) MS Office
2 24 (39.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Mimecast
2 6 (9.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) VPN
2 16 (26.23%) LAN
3 14 (22.95%) WAN
4 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.84%) Firewall
5 6 (9.84%) IP Telephony
6 5 (8.20%) Network Security
7 4 (6.56%) DHCP
7 4 (6.56%) DNS
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.64%) Skype
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 14 (22.95%) Law
3 13 (21.31%) Legal
4 11 (18.03%) Banking
5 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Analyst
2 22 (36.07%) Service Analyst
2 22 (36.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Desktop Support
4 14 (22.95%) Support Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (16.39%) Desktop Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 9 (14.75%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 8 (13.11%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (9.84%) IT Support
9 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Smartphone
2 13 (21.31%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (95.08%) Windows
2 42 (68.85%) Windows 7
3 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
4 12 (19.67%) Windows 8
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.56%) Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Unix
6 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) Debian
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris
7 3 (4.92%) SUSE
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) ITIL
2 16 (26.23%) Service Management
3 14 (22.95%) Document Management
4 11 (18.03%) Ticket Management
5 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
9 2 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.28%) Practice Management
10 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.64%) High Availability
10 1 (1.64%) Information Security
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.64%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (62.30%) MCSE
3 33 (54.10%) MCP
4 14 (22.95%) MCITP
5 12 (19.67%) MCSA
6 5 (8.20%) CCNA
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (6.56%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (4.92%) Degree
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (93.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) WSUS
3 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Citrix
2 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.15%) Cisco
4 11 (18.03%) Mitel
5 4 (6.56%) Apple
5 4 (6.56%) HP
5 4 (6.56%) SAP
5 4 (6.56%) Sophos
6 3 (4.92%) Avaya
6 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Reuters
7 2 (3.28%) iManage
7 2 (3.28%) OpenText
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