The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 124 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.058% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £20,000 £22,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.39%
MCDST
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
575 480 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.50% 28.04% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 445 359 475
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCDST
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Bristol

MCDST
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) McAfee
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) AIX
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) MCTS
7 2 (22.22%) CCENT
8 1 (11.11%) HP APS
8 1 (11.11%) Dell

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) CCENT
4 1 (11.11%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago