The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 118 131 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £34,000 £27,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £23,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.06%
MCDST
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
424 581 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.80% 27.80% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 359 416 471
Median salary £41,000 £42,233 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCDST
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Buckinghamshire 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
High Wycombe +14 5 £34,000 +25.92%
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MCP

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware