The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 210 257 268
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 19 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.13% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 0.53% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 1
Median salary £24,500 £21,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.63%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £24,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -3.03%
MCDST
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1280 1700 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.09% 24.64% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1411 1356
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MCDST
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

MCDST Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MCDST
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Yorkshire +23 13 £26,000 +23.80%
East Yorkshire - 6 £23,875 -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (68.57%) MCP
3 23 (65.71%) Windows
4 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
5 19 (54.29%) MCSE
6 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (40.00%) SCCM
7 13 (37.14%) Logistics
7 13 (37.14%) SLA
8 12 (34.29%) Manufacturing
8 12 (34.29%) LANDesk
8 12 (34.29%) Android
8 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
9 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
10 10 (28.57%) ITIL
10 10 (28.57%) MS Office
10 10 (28.57%) Project Management
10 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 10 (28.57%) MobileIron
10 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 9 (25.71%) CAD
11 9 (25.71%) LAN
11 9 (25.71%) Cisco
12 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.00%) MCSA
13 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (14.29%) Service Management
14 5 (14.29%) Legal
14 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) Intranet
5 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (34.29%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 4 (11.43%) Billing
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) e-Learning
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Android
2 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
3 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
4 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Logistics
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) CAD
4 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) Service Management
5 5 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 5 (14.29%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) Data Entry
6 4 (11.43%) Document Management
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (68.57%) MCP
3 19 (54.29%) MCSE
4 7 (20.00%) MCSA
5 5 (14.29%) CCNA
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) LANDesk
3 10 (28.57%) MobileIron
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Xerox
6 3 (8.57%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) VMware