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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 414 443 464
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 29 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 21
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
MCDST
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6010 6685 7882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.20% 31.32% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 4989 6249
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCDST
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MCDST Salary Trend in the South East

MCDST
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

MCDST Salary Histogram in the South East

MCDST
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 18 £17,500 -41.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £26,500 +23.25%
Hampshire +4 4 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Berkshire +17 3 £25,000 -16.66%
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (80.00%) Office 365
4 39 (78.00%) MS Office
5 31 (62.00%) Windows 7
6 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
7 22 (44.00%) MCSE
8 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 19 (38.00%) Windows 8
10 18 (36.00%) MCP
11 16 (32.00%) Citrix
12 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
13 13 (26.00%) Apple iOS
13 13 (26.00%) Android
13 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
14 12 (24.00%) ITIL
14 12 (24.00%) Cisco
14 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
14 12 (24.00%) MCTS
14 12 (24.00%) XenApp
15 9 (18.00%) A+ Certification
15 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
16 8 (16.00%) MS Project
16 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
16 8 (16.00%) CRM
16 8 (16.00%) MCSA
16 8 (16.00%) SLA
16 8 (16.00%) Service Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.00%) MS Project Server
2 8 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (78.00%) MS Office
2 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (16.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.00%) VoIP
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) Skype
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.00%) Publishing
2 2 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Analyst
2 28 (56.00%) Desktop Support
2 28 (56.00%) Support Analyst
3 25 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 25 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 18 (36.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (32.00%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (28.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 13 (26.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 12 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (22.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
9 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
10 8 (16.00%) Service Analyst
10 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (10.00%) IT Support
13 4 (8.00%) IT Engineer
13 4 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
13 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (38.00%) Windows 8
5 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 13 (26.00%) Android
6 13 (26.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.00%) Linux
10 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) CRM
2 8 (16.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (16.00%) Service Management
3 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (2.00%) Release Management
4 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.00%) MCSE
3 18 (36.00%) MCP
4 12 (24.00%) MCTS
5 9 (18.00%) A+ Certification
6 8 (16.00%) MCSA
6 8 (16.00%) MOS
7 6 (12.00%) CCNA
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.00%) MCITP
9 3 (6.00%) CCA
9 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (6.00%) NCDA
9 3 (6.00%) NCSA
9 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (4.00%) Degree
11 1 (2.00%) CCENT
11 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 45 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Citrix
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) Sophos
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
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