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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - - 220
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £24,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -29.41%
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
2163 2001 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.25% 33.70% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1401 1563
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) OCA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) OSS Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) OSS Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) OCA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy