The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.20%
MOS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
562 511 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.90% 28.22% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 428 451 414
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk