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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 220 235 260
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 9 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.95% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 16
Median salary £26,500 £21,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.19% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £19,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £23,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.06%
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
1210 1467 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.21% 23.65% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1113 1409
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,050 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 5 £26,500 +26.19%
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
5 12 (50.00%) SLA
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) MCSA
6 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (45.83%) ITIL
7 9 (37.50%) Service Management
7 9 (37.50%) MS Office
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
8 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (29.17%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (29.17%) Office 365
9 7 (29.17%) MCITP
9 7 (29.17%) MCP
9 7 (29.17%) MCSE
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco
11 5 (20.83%) Banking
11 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
12 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (29.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Service Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) IT Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (16.67%) Consultant
6 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) IT Support
7 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) iPad
1 4 (16.67%) iPhone
1 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Document Management
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (45.83%) MCSA
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 7 (29.17%) MCITP
4 7 (29.17%) MCP
4 7 (29.17%) MCSE
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (8.33%) Xerox