The first table below looks at the demand for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 16 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - - 86
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-21.53% +3.17%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
505 509 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.66% 28.85% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 445 402 336
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MOS
West Midlands

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MOS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the Birmingham region.

MOS Salary Trend in Birmingham

MOS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) WorkSite

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft