The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - - 96
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £32,050
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
206 352 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.46% 26.00% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 152 226 211
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCDST
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

MCDST Salary Trend in Glasgow