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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 296 324 319
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing MOS 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.072% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Average salary £41,250 £35,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £33,250 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,900 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+21.81% +10.00%
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
2281 2956 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.58% 25.20% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2418 2354
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (86.67%) MS Office
2 23 (76.67%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) Law
7 10 (33.33%) Legal
8 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
9 8 (26.67%) E-Learning
9 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
9 8 (26.67%) MCSA
10 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
10 7 (23.33%) WebEx
11 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) MCSE
12 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 5 (16.67%) SLA
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
13 4 (13.33%) ITSM
13 4 (13.33%) VPN
13 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
13 4 (13.33%) LAN
13 4 (13.33%) WAN
13 4 (13.33%) MCP
13 4 (13.33%) Coaching
13 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) WorkSite
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (86.67%) MS Office
2 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CCM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) WebEx
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (33.33%) Law
1 10 (33.33%) Legal
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Support Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Trainer
3 8 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) IT Trainer
5 5 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) IT Support
7 3 (10.00%) Legal Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Deskside Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) ICT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) E-Learning
2 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) PDA
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 2 (6.67%) Learning Management System
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Android
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) ITSM
2 4 (13.33%) Coaching
3 3 (10.00%) Document Management
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Software License Management
4 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) People Management
5 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCSA
3 6 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (13.33%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
5 3 (10.00%) MCDST
5 3 (10.00%) MCITP
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Citrix
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
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