Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 272 263
Rank change year-on-year +38 -9 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 28 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.44% 0.029% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 0.077% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 2 23
Hampshire median annual salary £23,500 £19,750 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.99% -17.71% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £18,075 £23,000
90th Percentile £25,000 £20,825 £30,700
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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1853 2586 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.87% 37.55% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 2126 1888
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.19% -1.76%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,088
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £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 Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Hampshire

MCDST
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for MCDST in Hampshire

MCDST
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Portsmouth - 27 £23,500 -
Fareham - 1 £24,000 -
MCDST
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 27 (96.43%) Driving Licence
2 27 (96.43%) SC Cleared
2 27 (96.43%) Security Cleared
2 27 (96.43%) MCTS
2 27 (96.43%) MCITP
2 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 27 (96.43%) MCP
3 24 (85.71%) MS Exchange
4 20 (71.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.57%) SLA
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management

MCDST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 24 (85.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) LAN
1 27 (96.43%) WAN
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Analyst
1 28 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 28 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 27 (96.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (96.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (3.57%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) MCITP
2 27 (96.43%) MCP
2 27 (96.43%) MCTS
2 27 (96.43%) SC Cleared
2 27 (96.43%) Security Cleared
3 20 (71.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) VMware