The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.15% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
MCDST
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 211 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.30% 32.21% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 153 199 93
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCDST
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Northampton

MCDST
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) MobileIron