Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 102 104
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.082% 0.18% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.69% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Dorset median annual salary - £16,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.91% +23.68%
South West median annual salary £52,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year +110.00% +6.38% -6.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 242 290 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 19.76% 26.46% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 206 230 140
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £24,875
90th Percentile £59,000 £56,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Dorset

MCDST
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for MCDST in Dorset

MCDST
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Bournemouth - 1 - -
MCDST
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

MCDST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (100.00%) Mac Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft