Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 173 205
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.069% 0.16% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.57% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £25,250 £34,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.74% +36.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £23,275 £31,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £27,025 £42,000 £28,250
South East median annual salary £23,500 £34,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -30.88% +36.00% +4.17%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 653 874 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.56% 28.08% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 514 693 943
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £25,250 -
MCDST
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MOS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft