The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 208 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +3.17%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1948 1877 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.08% 35.43% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1325 1721
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MOS
South East

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 6 - -
Reading - 5 - -
MOS
South East

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (60.00%) Service Management
2 14 (56.00%) MCTS
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) MCSE
2 14 (56.00%) MCSA
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (52.00%) SLA
4 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (40.00%) Korn
5 10 (40.00%) Remedy
5 10 (40.00%) Perl
5 10 (40.00%) MySQL
5 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
6 9 (36.00%) MCSD
6 9 (36.00%) Firewall
6 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) UNIX
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) SAN
9 6 (24.00%) EMC
9 6 (24.00%) Back Office
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) Information Security

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Back Office
3 5 (20.00%) Front Office
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) OSS Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) OSS Support Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Operations Manager
5 4 (16.00%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Service Management
2 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Budget Control
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) BCP
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Perl
1 10 (40.00%) Korn
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) MCSE
1 14 (56.00%) MCSA
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (56.00%) MCTS
2 9 (36.00%) MCSD
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCITP
3 5 (20.00%) OCA
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCSM
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) SLA
2 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) WSUS
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Remedy
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) EMC
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Huawei
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) BMC
8 1 (4.00%) Sun
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) IBM