The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £24,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.43%
MOS
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
349 385 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.39% 27.80% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 231 256 203
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MOS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MOS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MOS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft