Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 238
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median annual salary - - £25,000
UK median annual salary £23,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -14.55% +5.77% -5.45%

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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1220 1557 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.37% 26.84% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 761 903 1102
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.34% +2.81%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,925
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Scotland

MCDST
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MCDST in Scotland