The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 274 329 330
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +1
Permanent jobs citing MOS 23 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.063% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 4
Average salary £32,250 £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% -24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £31,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £41,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.19%
MOS
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2505 3099 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.36% 24.27% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2143 2617 2442
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MOS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MOS Salary Trend in the City of London

MOS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MOS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 30 (88.24%) MS Office
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) Law
5 14 (41.18%) Legal
6 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
6 13 (38.24%) ITIL
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
9 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
10 8 (23.53%) MCSA
11 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
11 7 (20.59%) WorkSite
12 6 (17.65%) Coaching
12 6 (17.65%) MCSE
13 5 (14.71%) Cisco
13 5 (14.71%) VPN
13 5 (14.71%) Citrix
13 5 (14.71%) E-Learning
13 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
13 5 (14.71%) SCCM
14 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (11.76%) WebEx
14 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
14 4 (11.76%) SLA
14 4 (11.76%) A+ Certification
14 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 7 (20.59%) WorkSite
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (88.24%) MS Office
2 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.94%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) VPN
2 4 (11.76%) WebEx
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
General
1 17 (50.00%) Law
2 14 (41.18%) Legal
3 7 (20.59%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Support Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Trainer
5 5 (14.71%) Legal Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) IT Trainer
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support
6 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
7 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Deskside Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Resource Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) E-Learning
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Learning Management System
4 3 (8.82%) PDA
5 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.88%) iPhone
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.94%) AS400
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (5.88%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Coaching
3 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITSM
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Document Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.88%) People Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software License Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (23.53%) MCSA
3 6 (17.65%) MCSE
4 4 (11.76%) A+ Certification
4 4 (11.76%) MCP
5 3 (8.82%) MCDST
5 3 (8.82%) MCITP
6 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
2 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Apple
4 2 (5.88%) Computacenter
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.94%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
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