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 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 194 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 15 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.47% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 2.05% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 1
Average salary £19,500 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -11.11%
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
1005 1073 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.89% 22.72% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 779 928 693
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -11 9 £19,000 -20.83% 1
Wakefield +14 6 £19,500 -7.14%
MCDST
Yorkshire

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 23 (92.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (88.00%) MS Excel
5 20 (80.00%) MS Office
6 17 (68.00%) ITIL
6 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
7 16 (64.00%) Service Management
8 12 (48.00%) MCP
9 11 (44.00%) Cisco
9 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
10 10 (40.00%) Web Services
10 10 (40.00%) Internet
11 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
11 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (28.00%) Intranet
12 7 (28.00%) Remedy
12 7 (28.00%) SQL
12 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (24.00%) SLA
13 6 (24.00%) MOS
14 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
14 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (16.00%) Legal
14 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
15 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (8.00%) ITSM
16 2 (8.00%) Citrix
17 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (88.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Internet
2 7 (28.00%) Intranet
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Analyst
2 18 (72.00%) Support Analyst
3 13 (52.00%) Service Analyst
3 13 (52.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (44.00%) IT Analyst
4 11 (44.00%) IT Support
4 11 (44.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (24.00%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (24.00%) Technical Support
6 6 (24.00%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (8.00%) Technical Services Analyst
10 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) ITIL
2 16 (64.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (48.00%) MCP
3 6 (24.00%) MOS
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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