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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 621 642 647
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 30 25 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.21% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 56
Median salary £28,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -0.99%
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
10626 11713 12717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.27% 26.20% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8852 9617 10335
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

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 6 May 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 6 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
City of London +55 2 £45,000 +55.17%
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 70 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (90.00%) Windows
2 63 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 55 (78.57%) MS Office
4 54 (77.14%) Windows 7
5 52 (74.29%) Citrix
5 52 (74.29%) Microsoft
6 43 (61.43%) ITIL
7 32 (45.71%) VPN
8 28 (40.00%) Finance
8 28 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (38.57%) MS Exchange
10 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
11 25 (35.71%) SCCM
12 24 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (32.86%) Blackberry
13 23 (32.86%) Service Management
14 20 (28.57%) SLA
14 20 (28.57%) Cisco
15 19 (27.14%) MCP
16 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
17 16 (22.86%) Law
17 16 (22.86%) Legal
17 16 (22.86%) MCSE
17 16 (22.86%) ITIL V3
17 16 (22.86%) Windows 8
18 15 (21.43%) Document Management
18 15 (21.43%) Remedy
19 14 (20.00%) MCSA
20 13 (18.57%) LAN

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 28 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 27 (38.57%) MS Exchange
3 24 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (78.57%) MS Office
2 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.71%) VPN
2 13 (18.57%) LAN
3 11 (15.71%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) Telepresence
5 2 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.43%) Firewall
6 1 (1.43%) Internet
6 1 (1.43%) Intranet
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 16 (22.86%) Law
2 16 (22.86%) Legal
3 12 (17.14%) Banking
4 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Analyst
2 31 (44.29%) Service Analyst
2 31 (44.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) Support Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (18.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 13 (18.57%) Desktop Support
6 11 (15.71%) Service Desk Support
6 11 (15.71%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 10 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Senior Support Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.71%) iPad
2 11 (15.71%) iPhone
2 11 (15.71%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (90.00%) Windows
2 54 (77.14%) Windows 7
3 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
4 16 (22.86%) Windows 8
5 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) ITIL
2 23 (32.86%) Service Management
3 16 (22.86%) ITIL V3
4 15 (21.43%) Document Management
5 12 (17.14%) Ticket Management
6 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.43%) Wealth Management
8 7 (10.00%) Patch Management
9 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.14%) Time Management
11 3 (4.29%) Practice Management
12 2 (2.86%) CRM
12 2 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
13 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
13 1 (1.43%) Office Automation
13 1 (1.43%) Project Management
13 1 (1.43%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (27.14%) MCP
3 16 (22.86%) MCSE
4 14 (20.00%) MCSA
5 11 (15.71%) Degree
6 8 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (11.43%) MCITP
7 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (5.71%) CCNA
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.71%) MCTS
9 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CCNP
9 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.43%) MOS
9 1 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) SCCM
2 9 (12.86%) Backup Exec
3 8 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.29%) WSUS
5 2 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (74.29%) Citrix
1 52 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.57%) Cisco
3 15 (21.43%) Remedy
4 13 (18.57%) Apple
5 12 (17.14%) Mitel
6 10 (14.29%) HP
7 9 (12.86%) SAP
7 9 (12.86%) Sophos
8 8 (11.43%) Intel Security
8 8 (11.43%) Symantec
9 5 (7.14%) Avaya
10 4 (5.71%) BMC
10 4 (5.71%) VMware
11 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.43%) Dell
12 1 (1.43%) iManage
12 1 (1.43%) Reuters
12 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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