Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +177
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.078% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Bristol median annual salary £28,500 - -
South West median annual salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%

MCDST is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1113 872 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.11% 27.18% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 827 681 950
Bristol median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing MCDST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Bristol

MCDST
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDST in Bristol.

Salary trend for MCDST in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCDST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware