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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 105 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.28% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £26,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%

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
347 516 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.80% 28.45% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 297 399 416
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +10 2 £38,750 +46.22%
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Driving Licence
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA

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 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco