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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 260 298 341
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +43
Permanent jobs citing MOS 9 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.19% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.74% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 10
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £22,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £40,350
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,250 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +6.60%
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
1703 2716 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.39% 25.60% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 2273 2605
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 £31,450 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 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 2 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 14 (93.33%) MS Office
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Law
3 8 (53.33%) Legal
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) iManage
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) MCP
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) MCSA
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) MCTS
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) iPhone
8 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Dell
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) Mitel

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) 3G
3 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Law
1 8 (53.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Deskside Support
3 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Deskside Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Trainer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Trainer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Legal Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Legal IT Trainer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Case Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Email Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Link Building
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Pay per click
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCP
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSA
2 4 (26.67%) MCTS
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) iManage
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) Mitel
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) LexisNexis
7 1 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (6.67%) MobileIron