The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 197 190 172
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 0.59% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 10
Average salary £28,000 £25,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.80% -12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.89%
MCDST
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1118 841 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.26% 19.65% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 961 644 585
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCDST
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCDST Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCDST
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Leeds -4 7 £24,000 -5.88% 2
MCDST
Yorkshire

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (60.00%) DHCP
4 12 (60.00%) DNS
4 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (60.00%) NetBackup
4 12 (60.00%) SCCM
4 12 (60.00%) SCOM
5 10 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (50.00%) Lync
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Server
5 10 (50.00%) vSphere
5 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (50.00%) LAN
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Sun
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) UNIX
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) Service Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) DHCP
1 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Extranet
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (25.00%) MOS
3 5 (25.00%) MCP
4 4 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) CCA
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 10 (50.00%) vSphere
2 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 12 (60.00%) SCCM
1 12 (60.00%) SCOM
2 10 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Sun
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) BMC
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago