The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 51 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 7 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.74% - 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.34% - 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £21,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.39%
MCDST
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 66 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.59% 23.74% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 97 63 131
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) ITIL
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (96.30%) MS Office
2 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
3 25 (92.59%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) SLA
5 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) ZENworks
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM
5 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) XenServer
6 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (96.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (92.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) XenServer
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) ZENworks
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix