The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 218 214 228
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.019% 0.096% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% +10.41%
UK excluding London average salary £24,125 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -4.25%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1735 1787 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.79% 34.20% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1471 1841
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCDST
South East

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya