Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 206 228
Rank change year-on-year +37 +22 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 6 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.19% 0.23% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 1.62% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 3
Leeds median annual salary £18,000 £18,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% -17.78% +18.42%
10th Percentile £16,125 £17,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £18,125 £18,500 £24,150
West Yorkshire median annual salary £18,000 £18,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% -19.57% +17.95%

MCDST is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 489 681 1,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.87% 14.33% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 407 556 816
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,790 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £64,375 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing MCDST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Leeds

MCDST
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDST in Leeds.

Salary trend for MCDST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, IT jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Logistics
1 6 (100.00%) Xerox
1 6 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Process Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) e-Learning

MCDST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Logistics
1 6 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Xerox
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Dell