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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 56 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.88% 0.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
141 297 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.13% 41.77% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 109 209 208
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

MOS Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MOS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Qt
2 3 (60.00%) Final Cut Pro
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Quicktime
2 3 (60.00%) RTP
2 3 (60.00%) RTSP
2 3 (60.00%) Video Editing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Final Cut Pro
1 3 (60.00%) Quicktime
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) RTP
1 3 (60.00%) RTSP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Qt Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Legal Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior C++ Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Python