The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing - 1.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £22,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +6.00%
MCDST
West Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Worthing
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 23 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 24.37% 37.70% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 52
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Mitel
1 4 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 4 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 4 (100.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (75.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 4 (100.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Mitel
1 4 (100.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (75.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (75.00%) HP