The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Uxbridge region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 28 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.33% 0.51% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,375 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+18.43% -4.78%
Qualifications Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 55 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 30.97% 28.06% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 102
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
London

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

MCDST
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Uxbridge region.

MCDST Salary Trend in Uxbridge

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Certification
1 4 (100.00%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) DataCore