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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 70 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.22% - 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% - 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £24,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -42.16%
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
293 237 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 44.73% 35.85% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 214 163 172
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) CCTV
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (33.33%) Life Science
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
1 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Trainer
1 6 (66.67%) IT Trainer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Facilities Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CCTV
1 3 (33.33%) Life Science
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft