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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 118 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £26,500 £21,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.25% -33.84%
UK excluding London median salary £25,875 £25,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +0.99%
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
495 701 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.15% 31.32% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 367 469 523
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 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
Marlow - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £26,500 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) A+ Certification
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) MCTS
2 9 (90.00%) Office 365
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (80.00%) MOS
3 8 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (80.00%) MS Project Server
3 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (80.00%) Service Management
3 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (80.00%) Publishing
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) MS Project
3 8 (80.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) CRM
3 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (80.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (80.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) MS Project Server
1 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 8 (80.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (80.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) CRM
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (80.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) A+ Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCTS
3 8 (80.00%) MOS
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) CCENT
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco