The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
England / South West
Rank 231 241 248
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.020% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.066% 0.55% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £24,500 £17,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.11% -19.04%
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1519 1820 1844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.67% 32.63% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1191 1499 1501
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCDST
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MCDST Salary Trend in the South West

MCDST
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Devon - 1 £24,500 -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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