The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - - 94
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - - 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £32,050
UK excluding London median salary £21,650 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year -13.40% -0.99%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 184 338 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 20.15% 26.06% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 126 216 195
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing MCDST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Glasgow

MCDST
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for MCDST in Glasgow