The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.50% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £22,250 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+14.60% -5.31%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
249 250 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.90% 23.32% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 167 126 175
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCDST
Scotland

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MCDST
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCDST across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MCDST Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Lotus
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) Intel
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (22.22%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (11.11%) Lync
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) WLAN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) VPN

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Transition Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Major Incident Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Lotus
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy