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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - 87
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - - 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £28,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +10.89%
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
382 255 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.44% 27.54% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 271 223 278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft