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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 304 327 314
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs citing MOS 10 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.058% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.26% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 14
Average salary £33,000 £36,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.96% +13.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £24,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -29.41%
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
2731 2660 3025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.56% 21.86% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2314 2715
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 13 (92.86%) MS Office
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Legal
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Law
5 5 (35.71%) Reuters
5 5 (35.71%) Bloomberg
5 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
5 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (14.29%) WorkSite
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.14%) Document Management
8 1 (7.14%) MCDST
8 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.14%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (14.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Law
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Trainer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Legal Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCDST
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Reuters
2 5 (35.71%) Bloomberg
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) F5
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