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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 180 201 216
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 12 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.23% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.97% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 1
Median salary £26,000 £22,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £24,250 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +3.19%
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
885 1134 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.67% 23.65% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 768 920 899
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +36 9 £17,800 -20.00% 1
Wakefield -4 3 £37,500 +82.92%
MCDST
Yorkshire

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
3 13 (56.52%) SLA
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) MS Office
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) MCP
5 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco
8 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) MCSE
10 6 (26.09%) MCSA
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL
10 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
10 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (21.74%) Speech Recognition
11 5 (21.74%) Legal
11 5 (21.74%) CCNA
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) IIS
11 5 (21.74%) VPN
11 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
11 5 (21.74%) SCCM
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (52.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (21.74%) Legal
2 4 (17.39%) Back Office
2 4 (17.39%) Billing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) e-Learning
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
1 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Software Deployment
2 5 (21.74%) Speech Recognition
3 4 (17.39%) Coaching
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Data Entry
3 4 (17.39%) Document Management
3 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 4 (17.39%) Logistics
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (47.83%) MCP
3 6 (26.09%) MCSA
3 6 (26.09%) MCSE
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Xerox
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £2000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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