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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 246 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.042% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.46% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 17
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +6.00%
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
1680 1307 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.34% 24.68% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1328 1028 1056
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,804 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
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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 -37 3 £42,000 +61.53% 1
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago