The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - 96
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £22,813
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -11.11%
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 West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
313 301 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.48% 28.53% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 281 245 245
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCDST
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

MCDST Salary Trend in West Sussex

MCDST
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware