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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 197 227 212
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 10 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.22% 0.038% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.12% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +38.63%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,250 £22,250
% change year-on-year
+0.99% +13.48%
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
1262 1691 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 27.79% 32.08% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1078 1459 1527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 4 May 2015. 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
Staines - 10 £30,000 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) MS Office
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
2 10 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (83.33%) Replication
2 10 (83.33%) Software Packaging
2 10 (83.33%) SCCM
2 10 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 10 (83.33%) ServiceNow
2 10 (83.33%) MCSA
2 10 (83.33%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Office
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 10 (83.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
2 10 (83.33%) MCSA
2 10 (83.33%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) ServiceNow