The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 131 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.048% 0.051% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,125 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
643 582 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.68% 29.48% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 446 509 629
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesham - 1 £27,500 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft