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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
UK / England
Rank 785 840 870
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +30
Permanent jobs citing MOS 42 75 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.080% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 32
Median salary £34,750 £32,750 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.10% +11.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £39,900
UK excluding London median salary £29,375 £28,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +16.66%

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
19593 25920 27203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.80% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 20973 21872
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,850 £70,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +59 26 £35,500 -14.45%
North West -8 12 £28,875 +6.94% 3
North East - 2 £32,500 -
South West - 1 £24,500 -
East of England - 1 £50,500 -
MOS
UK

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 79 (81.44%) MS Office
2 69 (71.13%) Microsoft
3 67 (69.07%) Windows
4 62 (63.92%) Windows 7
5 51 (52.58%) MS Excel
6 36 (37.11%) ITIL
7 31 (31.96%) Law
7 31 (31.96%) Legal
7 31 (31.96%) SharePoint
8 30 (30.93%) MS PowerPoint
9 29 (29.90%) Degree
9 29 (29.90%) Windows 10
10 28 (28.87%) iManage
11 25 (25.77%) German Language
12 24 (24.74%) French Language
13 23 (23.71%) Adobe
14 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
14 22 (22.68%) Acrobat
14 22 (22.68%) Camtasia
14 22 (22.68%) Snagit
15 16 (16.49%) e-Learning
15 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
15 16 (16.49%) Citrix
16 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (13.40%) C
17 12 (12.37%) LAN
17 12 (12.37%) Cisco
17 12 (12.37%) Service Management
18 11 (11.34%) VMware
18 11 (11.34%) MCSA

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 31 (31.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.25%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 79 (81.44%) MS Office
2 51 (52.58%) MS Excel
3 30 (30.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (22.68%) Acrobat
4 22 (22.68%) Camtasia
4 22 (22.68%) Snagit
5 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Eikon
1 2 (2.06%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.06%) Yammer
3 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) LAN
2 10 (10.31%) WAN
3 8 (8.25%) VPN
4 7 (7.22%) WebEx
5 6 (6.19%) Internet
5 6 (6.19%) Skype
6 4 (4.12%) Firewall
6 4 (4.12%) Wireless
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.09%) EIGRP
7 3 (3.09%) OSPF
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.03%) DHCP
9 1 (1.03%) DNS
9 1 (1.03%) SAN
9 1 (1.03%) SMTP
9 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Big Data
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) Ingres
General
1 31 (31.96%) Law
1 31 (31.96%) Legal
2 25 (25.77%) German Language
3 24 (24.74%) French Language
4 5 (5.15%) Finance
5 4 (4.12%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.09%) Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 3 (3.09%) Retail
7 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.03%) International Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Trainer
2 39 (40.21%) Analyst
3 34 (35.05%) Service Analyst
3 34 (35.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (27.84%) IT Trainer
5 24 (24.74%) Help Desk Analyst
5 24 (24.74%) Service Desk Support
5 24 (24.74%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 23 (23.71%) Help Desk Support
6 23 (23.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 20 (20.62%) IT Support
8 17 (17.53%) IT Analyst
8 17 (17.53%) IT Support Analyst
9 15 (15.46%) Coordinator
9 15 (15.46%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Active Directory Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Active Directory Support
10 6 (6.19%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Legal IT Trainer
10 6 (6.19%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) CSS
1 2 (2.06%) XMPP
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) e-Learning
2 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.12%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.09%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.06%) Statistics
4 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.03%) CCTV
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.03%) Informatics
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.07%) Windows
2 62 (63.92%) Windows 7
3 29 (29.90%) Windows 10
4 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.09%) Android
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.37%) Service Management
4 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.09%) Business Transformation
5 3 (3.09%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (3.09%) ITSM
5 3 (3.09%) Matrix Management
5 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.09%) Time Management
5 3 (3.09%) Workflow
5 3 (3.09%) Workflow Management
6 2 (2.06%) Coaching
6 2 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.06%) CRM
6 2 (2.06%) Document Management
6 2 (2.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.06%) Project Management
6 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) C
2 4 (4.12%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Degree
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.34%) MCSA
4 10 (10.31%) MCSE
5 8 (8.25%) MCITP
6 7 (7.22%) MCTS
7 5 (5.15%) MCP
8 4 (4.12%) CCNA
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.09%) CCNP
10 2 (2.06%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.06%) MCDST
11 1 (1.03%) CIPD
11 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.03%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) WSUS
3 5 (5.15%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.15%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (5.15%) Nagios
3 5 (5.15%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.15%) SCOM
4 3 (3.09%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (71.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.87%) iManage
3 23 (23.71%) Adobe
4 16 (16.49%) Citrix
5 12 (12.37%) Cisco
6 11 (11.34%) VMware
7 6 (6.19%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.15%) BT
8 5 (5.15%) CA
9 4 (4.12%) AppSense
9 4 (4.12%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.09%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.09%) HP
10 3 (3.09%) Intel
10 3 (3.09%) Juniper
10 3 (3.09%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.09%) Symantec
11 2 (2.06%) Canon
11 2 (2.06%) Dell
11 2 (2.06%) Xerox
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