The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 112 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.067% 0.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
MCDST
Buckinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
424 424 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.61% 34.17% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 300 334 275
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCDST
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

MCDST
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) PC Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PC Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix