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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 260 234 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.038% 0.100% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £29,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £24,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -37.25%
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
2346 2022 2806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.08% 28.83% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 1644 2341
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £29,000 -9.37%
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
2 4 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle