The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 43 40
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.31% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.76% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £17,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,125 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -4.25%
Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 131 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.04% 40.68% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61 106 98
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCDST
Scotland

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCDST across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MCDST
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Aberdeen