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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 225 286 329
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +43
Permanent jobs citing MOS 12 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.024% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.099% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Median salary £38,750 £47,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,500 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +20.72%
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
1274 2013 2849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.67% 23.78% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1725 2343
Median salary £58,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
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 1 October 2016.

MOS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 13 (61.90%) MS Office
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) MOM
4 7 (33.33%) Retail
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (28.57%) Operations Management
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) PMP
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) Legal
7 4 (19.05%) WSUS
7 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (19.05%) MCTS
7 4 (19.05%) MCITP
7 4 (19.05%) Law
7 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
7 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
7 4 (19.05%) MCSA
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) WAN

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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) WebEx
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Legal
3 4 (19.05%) Law
4 3 (14.29%) Multimedia
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Deskside Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Deskside Support
3 5 (23.81%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Trainer
5 3 (14.29%) Trainer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 3 (14.29%) Learning Management System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 6 (28.57%) Operations Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITSM
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Link Building
6 1 (4.76%) Pay per click
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) SEO
6 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) PMP
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
3 4 (19.05%) MCSA
3 4 (19.05%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) MOM
2 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
2 4 (19.05%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) BT
3 4 (19.05%) CA
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
3 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) iManage