The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.067% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £29,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -18.96% +16.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 351 452 754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.64% 30.79% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 265 354 538
Median salary £42,133 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.86% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing MCDST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Buckinghamshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for MCDST 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 28 June 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
Milton Keynes - 1 £24,000 -
MCDST
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

MCDST
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco