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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
London / City of London
Rank 219 253 297
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +44
Permanent jobs citing MOS 9 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.079% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Median salary £35,625 £33,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,600 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,125 £46,600 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £30,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +26.04%

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
1214 1652 2459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.18% 25.95% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1478 2129
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for MOS.

1 15 (88.24%) MS Office
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Legal
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) Law
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (23.53%) MCTS
8 4 (23.53%) MCITP
8 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
8 4 (23.53%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (23.53%) WSUS
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) SCOM
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) CA
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) Nagios
8 4 (23.53%) Symantec
8 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
8 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) LAN

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) WebEx
General
1 8 (47.06%) Legal
2 6 (35.29%) Law
3 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Support
3 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (41.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) Support Analyst
5 5 (29.41%) IT Analyst
5 5 (29.41%) IT Trainer
5 5 (29.41%) Trainer
6 4 (23.53%) IT Support
6 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (17.65%) Deskside Analyst
7 3 (17.65%) Deskside Support
7 3 (17.65%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 3 (17.65%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
7 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) e-Learning
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCITP
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) MCTS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
1 4 (23.53%) CA Spectrum
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
1 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
1 4 (23.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) BT
3 4 (23.53%) CA
3 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
4 3 (17.65%) VMware