The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 190 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.029% 0.024% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.094% 0.068% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £29,500 £30,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.27% +52.50%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £23,750 £22,750
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +4.39%
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 Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1069 1470 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 31.03% 34.66% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1291 1401
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCDST
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Surrey

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Office 365
3 8 (80.00%) XenApp
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) MCP
4 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
4 7 (70.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (80.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 8 (80.00%) Desktop Support
3 8 (80.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (70.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco