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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 212 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.036% 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £26,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -22.30%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2036 1948 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.65% 35.35% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1493 1568
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 - -
MOS
South East

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (87.50%) SLA
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Korn
3 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (50.00%) Service Management
3 8 (50.00%) Remedy
3 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (37.50%) Back Office
5 6 (37.50%) MCTS
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) MCSE
5 6 (37.50%) MCSA
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) MCSD
5 6 (37.50%) EMC
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) Front Office
6 5 (31.25%) OCA
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Huawei

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Back Office
3 5 (31.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) OSS Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) OSS Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
1 8 (50.00%) Korn
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSD
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) MCSA
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (37.50%) MCTS
2 5 (31.25%) OCA
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Remedy
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) Huawei
5 2 (12.50%) BMC
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) HP