The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - 216 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £26,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
MOS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2162 1856 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.85% 33.86% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1367 1554
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MOS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MOS Salary Trend in Berkshire

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 12 (85.71%) SLA
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Korn
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) MySQL
3 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (50.00%) Remedy
3 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Front Office
4 5 (35.71%) Back Office
4 5 (35.71%) MCTS
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) OCA
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) MCSA
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) MCSD
5 4 (28.57%) Huawei

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Front Office
2 5 (35.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) OSS Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) OSS Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Korn
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCTS
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) OCA
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) MCSA
1 5 (35.71%) MCSD
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Remedy
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Huawei
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Sun