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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 194 208 178
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.082% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Average salary £21,000 £42,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +61.53%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
- -11.92%
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
1144 1141 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.49% 23.50% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 919 890 701
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 4 September 2015. 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
Wakefield +15 4 £21,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £21,000 - 1
Halifax - 1 £25,000 - 1
MCDST
Yorkshire

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) ITIL
3 22 (84.62%) MS Office
3 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
5 18 (69.23%) Service Management
6 12 (46.15%) MCP
6 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco
8 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
8 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
9 9 (34.62%) MOS
10 8 (30.77%) Citrix
10 8 (30.77%) Internet
10 8 (30.77%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) Change Management
12 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 4 (15.38%) VMware
13 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
13 3 (11.54%) Document Management
13 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
13 3 (11.54%) VMware Server
13 3 (11.54%) SCCM
13 3 (11.54%) SCOM
13 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (11.54%) vSphere

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.54%) Lync
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (84.62%) MS Office
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Extranet
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Service Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) Support Analyst
4 9 (34.62%) Technical Support
4 9 (34.62%) Technical Support Analyst
4 9 (34.62%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
3 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) ITIL
2 18 (69.23%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Document Management
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Server Building
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (46.15%) MCP
3 9 (34.62%) MOS
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Server
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
1 3 (11.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.85%) DameWare
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) Sun
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago