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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 830 873 884
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +11
Permanent jobs citing MOS 47 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.066% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 45
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
MOS
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21620 27062 29569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.73% 27.30% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17209 21630 23808
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MOS
Salary Trend in England

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

MOS Salary Trend in England

MOS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MOS Salary Histogram in England

MOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the England region over the 3 months to 10 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
London +38 27 £35,500 -14.45% 1
North West -15 14 £34,375 +27.31% 2
West Midlands - 3 £41,500 -
East of England +22 1 £50,500 +124.44%
North East - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £24,500 -
MOS
UK

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 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 England region with a requirement for MOS.

1 80 (78.43%) MS Office
2 70 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 67 (65.69%) Windows
4 62 (60.78%) Windows 7
5 50 (49.02%) MS Excel
6 40 (39.22%) ITIL
7 31 (30.39%) Law
8 29 (28.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 29 (28.43%) Legal
8 29 (28.43%) SharePoint
9 27 (26.47%) iManage
10 26 (25.49%) Windows 10
11 25 (24.51%) Degree
12 24 (23.53%) Active Directory
13 22 (21.57%) Adobe
14 21 (20.59%) Acrobat
14 21 (20.59%) French Language
14 21 (20.59%) German Language
14 21 (20.59%) Camtasia
14 21 (20.59%) Snagit
15 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (19.61%) LAN
16 19 (18.63%) SCCM
17 18 (17.65%) WAN
18 16 (15.69%) Service Delivery
18 16 (15.69%) Citrix
18 16 (15.69%) MCSA
19 15 (14.71%) MCSE
19 15 (14.71%) e-Learning
20 14 (13.73%) VMware

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 29 (28.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 80 (78.43%) MS Office
2 50 (49.02%) MS Excel
3 29 (28.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (20.59%) Acrobat
4 21 (20.59%) Camtasia
4 21 (20.59%) Snagit
5 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Eikon
1 2 (1.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) Yammer
3 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) LAN
2 18 (17.65%) WAN
3 7 (6.86%) Internet
4 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.90%) VPN
4 5 (4.90%) WebEx
5 4 (3.92%) Firewall
5 4 (3.92%) Intranet
5 4 (3.92%) IP Telephony
5 4 (3.92%) Skype
5 4 (3.92%) Wireless
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.94%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.94%) OSPF
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.96%) SAN
7 2 (1.96%) VoIP
8 1 (0.98%) DHCP
8 1 (0.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Ingres
2 1 (0.98%) MS Access
General
1 31 (30.39%) Law
2 29 (28.43%) Legal
3 21 (20.59%) French Language
3 21 (20.59%) German Language
4 10 (9.80%) Finance
5 5 (4.90%) Retail
6 4 (3.92%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.94%) Publishing
8 2 (1.96%) Banking
9 1 (0.98%) International Banking
9 1 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Analyst
2 38 (37.25%) Trainer
3 31 (30.39%) Service Analyst
3 31 (30.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (22.55%) IT Trainer
5 21 (20.59%) Help Desk Analyst
5 21 (20.59%) IT Support
5 21 (20.59%) Service Desk Support
5 21 (20.59%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 20 (19.61%) Help Desk Support
6 20 (19.61%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 19 (18.63%) IT Analyst
8 18 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
8 18 (17.65%) Support Analyst
9 15 (14.71%) Coordinator
10 9 (8.82%) Desktop Support
11 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) ODBC
2 2 (1.96%) CSS
2 2 (1.96%) XMPP
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) e-Learning
2 6 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.90%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.90%) Learning Management System
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) AS400
4 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.92%) iPhone
4 4 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) iPad
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) CCTV
7 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.98%) Informatics
7 1 (0.98%) PDA
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (65.69%) Windows
2 62 (60.78%) Windows 7
3 26 (25.49%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.90%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.92%) Android
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.98%) Linux
8 1 (0.98%) Unix
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) ITIL
2 16 (15.69%) Service Delivery
3 10 (9.80%) Service Management
4 7 (6.86%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.86%) Project Management
5 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.90%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (4.90%) Operations Management
7 4 (3.92%) ITSM
8 3 (2.94%) Document Management
8 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.94%) Time Management
8 3 (2.94%) Workflow
8 3 (2.94%) Workflow Management
9 2 (1.96%) Coaching
9 2 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.96%) CRM
9 2 (1.96%) Investment Management
9 2 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (0.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) C
2 4 (3.92%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Degree
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (15.69%) MCSA
4 15 (14.71%) MCSE
5 10 (9.80%) MCP
6 9 (8.82%) MCITP
7 8 (7.84%) MCTS
8 5 (4.90%) PMP
9 4 (3.92%) CCNA
9 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.94%) CCNP
11 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.96%) MCDST
12 1 (0.98%) CIPD
12 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.98%) MCSD
12 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) SCCM
2 7 (6.86%) WSUS
3 6 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (5.88%) Nagios
3 6 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.88%) SCOM
4 5 (4.90%) MOM
5 4 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 70 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.47%) iManage
3 22 (21.57%) Adobe
4 16 (15.69%) Citrix
5 14 (13.73%) Cisco
5 14 (13.73%) VMware
6 8 (7.84%) Apple
6 8 (7.84%) HP
7 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.88%) BT
8 6 (5.88%) CA
8 6 (5.88%) Oracle
9 5 (4.90%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.92%) Avaya
10 4 (3.92%) Google
10 4 (3.92%) Juniper
10 4 (3.92%) Polycom
10 4 (3.92%) Sybase
10 4 (3.92%) Symantec
11 3 (2.94%) Fortinet
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