The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.062% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% - -
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
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
506 353 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.18% 24.45% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 389 291 315
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MCDST
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 1 £26,500 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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