The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - 74
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £27,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
MCDST
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
212 244 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.08% 27.35% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 164 187 165
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,290 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

MCDST
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware