The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 322 - 303
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 10 0 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% - 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 16
Average salary £36,000 - £33,250
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 - £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,350 - £40,375
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £33,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3028 2944 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.92% 25.03% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2579 2537 2852
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MOS
London

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
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 18 April 2014.

MOS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Law
3 12 (70.59%) Legal
4 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) WorkSite
6 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) NHS
9 2 (11.76%) ECDL
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.76%) Infoflex
9 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.76%) Statistics
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 1 (5.88%) Marketing
10 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (5.88%) MCTS
10 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (5.88%) DTV

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) WorkSite
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (70.59%) Law
1 12 (70.59%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Support Analyst
3 9 (52.94%) Legal Analyst
4 8 (47.06%) Service Analyst
4 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (35.29%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (29.41%) Trainer
6 5 (29.41%) IT Trainer
7 3 (17.65%) Legal IT Trainer
8 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
8 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (11.76%) Technical Trainer
9 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ECDL
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Infoflex
3 1 (5.88%) Reuters
3 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) SAP