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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 224 241 264
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 17 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.26% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 1.08% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 4
Median salary £24,500 £25,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £21,000 £18,225
10% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £34,600 £26,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
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
1322 1659 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.79% 24.23% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1329 1368
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
East Yorkshire - 11 £24,500 -
West Yorkshire -4 6 £19,500 -22.00%
MCDST
England

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 24 (72.73%) Windows
4 22 (66.67%) MCP
5 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
6 16 (48.48%) MS Office
6 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
7 15 (45.45%) MCSE
8 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
9 11 (33.33%) Logistics
10 10 (30.30%) LANDesk
10 10 (30.30%) SCCM
10 10 (30.30%) Android
10 10 (30.30%) Apple iOS
10 10 (30.30%) MobileIron
10 10 (30.30%) Project Management
10 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
11 9 (27.27%) LAN
11 9 (27.27%) Mac OS X
11 9 (27.27%) Cisco
11 9 (27.27%) CAD
12 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
12 8 (24.24%) SLA
12 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 8 (24.24%) ITIL
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
13 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
14 5 (15.15%) Service Management
14 5 (15.15%) Web Services
14 5 (15.15%) Intranet

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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) IT Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) IT Support
3 7 (21.21%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support Technician
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Technician
4 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Technician
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) e-Learning
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 10 (30.30%) Android
3 10 (30.30%) Apple iOS
4 9 (27.27%) Mac OS X
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Logistics
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) CAD
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Data Entry
7 2 (6.06%) Document Management
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.03%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (66.67%) MCP
3 15 (45.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) HNC
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) LANDesk
2 10 (30.30%) MobileIron
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) Xerox
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) VMware