The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 52 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.14% 0.96% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £20,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+21.81% +10.00%
MOS
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
182 363 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.46% 49.73% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118 235 152
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,850 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MOS
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

MOS Salary Trend in Basingstoke

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MOS 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 MOS.

1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Quicktime
2 8 (50.00%) RTP
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) RTSP
2 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (50.00%) Video Editing
2 8 (50.00%) Qt
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Final Cut Pro
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (43.75%) Life Science
3 7 (43.75%) NAS
3 7 (43.75%) Unified Communications
3 7 (43.75%) Software Deployment
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
3 7 (43.75%) iSCSI
3 7 (43.75%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 7 (43.75%) DHCP

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MOS 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 MOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Quicktime
1 8 (50.00%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) RTP
1 8 (50.00%) RTSP
2 7 (43.75%) iSCSI
2 7 (43.75%) NAS
2 7 (43.75%) Unified Communications
2 7 (43.75%) VoIP
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
2 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Qt Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C++ Applications Developer
3 5 (31.25%) MySQL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C++ Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior MySQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior C++ Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Video Editing
2 7 (43.75%) Life Science
2 7 (43.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
2 7 (43.75%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) MCSA
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft