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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 234 237 258
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 17 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.34% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 1.50% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 3
Average salary £19,500 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -11.11%
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
1529 1602 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.06% 22.51% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1365 1179
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,850 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 +1 14 £19,250 -19.79% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 23 (82.14%) Windows 7
4 21 (75.00%) MS Excel
5 19 (67.86%) MS Office
5 19 (67.86%) ITIL
5 19 (67.86%) Service Management
6 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 11 (39.29%) MCP
8 10 (35.71%) Web Services
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco
8 10 (35.71%) Internet
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
9 8 (28.57%) SLA
10 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) Intranet
10 7 (25.00%) Remedy
10 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 6 (21.43%) MOS
12 4 (14.29%) Legal
12 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
13 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (10.71%) Incident Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 21 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (67.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Internet
2 7 (25.00%) Intranet
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Analyst
2 18 (64.29%) Support Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Service Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (39.29%) IT Analyst
4 11 (39.29%) IT Support
4 11 (39.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Technical Support
6 6 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (21.43%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Support Manager
9 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CMDB
1 3 (10.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
1 23 (82.14%) Windows 7
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
1 19 (67.86%) Service Management
2 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (39.29%) MCP
3 6 (21.43%) MOS
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) HNC
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £18500 - £20500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,500 per annum Up to £24.5K
Posted: 3 days ago