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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 189 200 228
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 16 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.41% 0.18% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 0.63% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Median salary £17,500 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% -1.63%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
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
1312 1279 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.71% 28.59% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1098 1491
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cobham - 11 - -
Woking - 1 - -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (100.00%) Office 365
2 27 (96.43%) MS Office
2 27 (96.43%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Citrix
3 16 (57.14%) MCSE
4 15 (53.57%) MCP
4 15 (53.57%) XenApp
5 14 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 14 (50.00%) Smartphone
6 13 (46.43%) Windows 8
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
7 12 (42.86%) Android
7 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (3.57%) DHCP
8 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (3.57%) MCSA
8 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.57%) VMware
8 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (3.57%) SCCM

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 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (96.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Analyst
2 26 (92.86%) Desktop Analyst
2 26 (92.86%) Desktop Support
2 26 (92.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 26 (92.86%) Support Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 12 (42.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 14 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) Windows 7
3 13 (46.43%) Windows 8
4 12 (42.86%) Android
4 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (57.14%) MCSE
3 15 (53.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) VMware