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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 206 211 224
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.020% 0.078% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £20,000 £26,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% +8.16%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +6.38%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1657 1745 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.98% 34.04% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1429 1825
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 £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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
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 22 July 2014. 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
Guildford - 1 £20,000 - 1
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago