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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 253 260 278
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing MOS 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.016% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.048% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £50,500 £22,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+124.44% -22.41%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
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
1717 2091 2358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.87% 29.09% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1642 1879
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,500 -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing MOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MOS.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) VMware