The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 56 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.55% 0.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £22,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +6.38%
Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 102 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.99% 24.29% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 96 88 92
Average salary £35,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.76% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCDST
Tyne and Wear

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCDST
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCDST
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) ZENworks

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple