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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 255 284 364
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +80
Permanent jobs citing MOS 6 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.23% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.91% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 8
Median salary £42,500 £32,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.78% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £20,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,650 £41,050
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
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
1539 2535 3139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.64% 25.40% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 2167 2649
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 (92.86%) MS Office
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Law
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Legal
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
5 5 (35.71%) iManage
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) MCSA
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
7 3 (21.43%) Dell
7 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Mitel
7 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) MCTS
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) iPhone

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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Law
2 6 (42.86%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Deskside Support
4 3 (21.43%) Deskside Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Case Management Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Trainer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Trainer
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) iPhone
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
4 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
4 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Case Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) SDLC
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Email Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Link Building
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
3 1 (7.14%) SEO
3 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) MCTS
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) iManage
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Mitel
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) LexisNexis
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) MobileIron