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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 219 221
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.23% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.67% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 1
Median salary - £27,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median salary £29,375 £28,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +16.66%

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
1097 1798 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.56% 33.92% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1399 1326
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) BT

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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Google