The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -11.11%
MCDST
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
238 174 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.40% 22.89% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 196 140 163
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCDST
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Oxford

MCDST
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware