The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 256 199 207
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.014% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% 1.09% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 13
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £24,125 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1691 1374 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.92% 25.98% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1044 1071
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -44 1 £27,500 - 1
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) MOS
6 1 (16.67%) MCTS
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) CCA
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Internet

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MOS
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 21 days ago
Skipton
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago