The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Worthing region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 5.08% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,250 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+19.10% -5.31%
Qualifications Category
Worthing
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 38.98% 49.23% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 32
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
West Sussex

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

MCDST
Salary Trend in Worthing

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Worthing

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) Mitel
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) JNCIS
2 5 (71.43%) WatchGuard
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
2 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
2 5 (71.43%) VCP5
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) IT Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Network Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) JNCIS
2 5 (71.43%) VCP5
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) Mitel
2 5 (71.43%) WatchGuard
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix