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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 209 224 205
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing MOS 5 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.020% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.055% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1518 1813 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.64% 35.53% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1192 1279
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 5 £36,500 -
MOS
South East

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing MOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MOS.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) MCP
2 17 (89.47%) Google
2 17 (89.47%) Smartphone
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (73.68%) SCCM
5 13 (68.42%) SLA
6 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
7 10 (52.63%) Web Services
7 10 (52.63%) DNS
7 10 (52.63%) Samba
7 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (52.63%) Puppet
7 10 (52.63%) Google Apps
7 10 (52.63%) DevOps
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (47.37%) VMware
8 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
8 9 (47.37%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (47.37%) MS Office
9 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
10 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
10 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
11 3 (15.79%) Publishing

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (52.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
1 16 (84.21%) Support Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (68.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Support Analyst
5 5 (26.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (26.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) IT Support
6 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) MCP
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) MCSD
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) Samba
3 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
3 9 (47.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) SCCM
2 10 (52.63%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) Google
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.53%) Sophos