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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 195 220 207
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.045% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.14% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £17,500 £37,500 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +130.76%
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 Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1201 1404 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.95% 31.38% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1160 1052
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MCDST Salary Histogram in Surrey

MCDST
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 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
Woking - 2 £35,000 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Office 365
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 8
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (80.00%) Android
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Desktop Support
1 9 (90.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (80.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (80.00%) Android
3 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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