The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 258 - 267
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.040% - 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% - 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £20,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
MOS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2214 2459 2436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.81% 29.22% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 1961 2022
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MOS
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the East of England region.

MOS Salary Trend in the East of England

MOS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Essex - 1 £20,000 -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Trainer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle