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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 226 252 221
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 21 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 6
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +14.44%
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
1692 1720 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.20% 22.67% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1416 1010
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MCDST Salary Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 +24 21 £24,000 +7.86% 2
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (67.50%) ITIL
5 25 (62.50%) MS Office
5 25 (62.50%) Windows 7
6 22 (55.00%) Service Management
7 15 (37.50%) MCP
8 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 14 (35.00%) Cisco
8 14 (35.00%) MOS
9 13 (32.50%) VMware
9 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (32.50%) LAN
10 12 (30.00%) SCCM
11 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
12 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (22.50%) vSphere
13 9 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (22.50%) SCOM
13 9 (22.50%) VMware Server
13 9 (22.50%) NetBackup
13 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (22.50%) Sun
13 9 (22.50%) DHCP
13 9 (22.50%) DNS
13 9 (22.50%) UNIX
13 9 (22.50%) SharePoint

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (22.50%) Lync
4 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (62.50%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) LAN
2 9 (22.50%) DHCP
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) Extranet
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
1 22 (55.00%) Service Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Technical Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Support Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Technical Support
4 9 (22.50%) Server Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (17.50%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
5 9 (22.50%) UNIX
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) ITIL
2 22 (55.00%) Service Management
3 6 (15.00%) Document Management
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (37.50%) MCP
3 14 (35.00%) MOS
4 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Server
2 9 (22.50%) vSphere
2 9 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) SCCM
2 9 (22.50%) SCOM
2 9 (22.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (22.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) Sun
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) BMC
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
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