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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 864 846 912
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +66
Permanent jobs citing MOS 42 90 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.091% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 75 37
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £38,050
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
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
24819 27201 30586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.99% 27.35% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20167 21554 24708
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -26 17 £36,500 - 1
South East +22 11 £31,500 -8.69%
East Midlands +10 7 £32,500 -3.70%
North West +21 4 £28,000 -10.40% 1
South West +5 2 £28,750 -24.34%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
MOS
UK

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 78 (66.10%) ITIL
2 69 (58.47%) MS Office
3 66 (55.93%) Microsoft
4 59 (50.00%) Windows
5 58 (49.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (42.37%) SLA
7 48 (40.68%) Law
8 38 (32.20%) Legal
8 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
9 36 (30.51%) MCP
10 34 (28.81%) MS Excel
11 29 (24.58%) Windows 7
12 27 (22.88%) Cisco
13 22 (18.64%) MCSA
14 20 (16.95%) Service Delivery
14 20 (16.95%) Blackberry
14 20 (16.95%) Smartphone
14 20 (16.95%) SCCM
15 19 (16.10%) MCSE
16 18 (15.25%) VMware
17 17 (14.41%) Finance
17 17 (14.41%) Google
17 17 (14.41%) ITIL V3
17 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
18 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (13.56%) iManage
19 15 (12.71%) HP
19 15 (12.71%) Citrix
19 15 (12.71%) MCDST
19 15 (12.71%) MCTS

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 12 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.32%) Skype for Business
3 9 (7.63%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.78%) MS Project Server
5 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.54%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (58.47%) MS Office
2 34 (28.81%) MS Excel
3 12 (10.17%) MS Project
4 8 (6.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (8.47%) Google Apps
2 8 (6.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) DNS
1 11 (9.32%) Firewall
2 9 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (7.63%) FWSM
2 9 (7.63%) VPN
3 8 (6.78%) LAN
4 7 (5.93%) Internet
4 7 (5.93%) VoIP
4 7 (5.93%) WAN
5 6 (5.08%) Wireless
6 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.54%) SAN
7 3 (2.54%) WebEx
8 2 (1.69%) Intranet
8 2 (1.69%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.85%) 3G
9 1 (0.85%) ADSL
9 1 (0.85%) DHCP
9 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) Crystal Reports
1 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (40.68%) Law
2 38 (32.20%) Legal
3 17 (14.41%) Finance
4 11 (9.32%) Publishing
5 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.24%) Banking
7 3 (2.54%) French Language
7 3 (2.54%) Marketing
8 2 (1.69%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.69%) German Language
8 2 (1.69%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.85%) Billing
9 1 (0.85%) Electronics
9 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Analyst
2 38 (32.20%) Support Analyst
3 31 (26.27%) Service Analyst
3 31 (26.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (15.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (14.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 16 (13.56%) Trainer
7 15 (12.71%) IT Trainer
7 15 (12.71%) Team Leader
8 13 (11.02%) Help Desk Analyst
8 13 (11.02%) Windows Support Analyst
9 12 (10.17%) IT Analyst
9 12 (10.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 10 (8.47%) Network Engineer
11 9 (7.63%) Help Desk Engineer
11 9 (7.63%) NOC Engineer
12 8 (6.78%) Network Operations Analyst
12 8 (6.78%) Network Operations Engineer
12 8 (6.78%) Operations Analyst
12 8 (6.78%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) Web Services
2 2 (1.69%) .NET
2 2 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Blackberry
1 20 (16.95%) Smartphone
2 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.32%) Client/Server
5 8 (6.78%) e-Learning
5 8 (6.78%) iPhone
6 5 (4.24%) iPad
7 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.54%) Replication
8 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.69%) AS400
9 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.69%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.69%) PDA
9 2 (1.69%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.00%) Windows
2 29 (24.58%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.08%) Android
7 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.54%) Linux
9 3 (2.54%) Unix
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (66.10%) ITIL
2 20 (16.95%) Service Delivery
3 17 (14.41%) ITIL V3
4 13 (11.02%) Document Management
4 13 (11.02%) Service Desk Management
5 11 (9.32%) CRM
5 11 (9.32%) Service Management
6 10 (8.47%) DevOps
6 10 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.78%) Coaching
9 5 (4.24%) Workflow
10 4 (3.39%) Case Management
10 4 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.39%) Time Management
11 3 (2.54%) Line Management
11 3 (2.54%) People Management
11 3 (2.54%) Presales
11 3 (2.54%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.54%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) C
2 5 (4.24%) SQL
3 4 (3.39%) C#
3 4 (3.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (49.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (30.51%) MCP
3 22 (18.64%) MCSA
4 19 (16.10%) MCSE
5 15 (12.71%) MCDST
5 15 (12.71%) MCTS
6 14 (11.86%) CCNA
6 14 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (9.32%) HND
8 10 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (7.63%) A+ Certification
9 9 (7.63%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (6.78%) Degree
11 7 (5.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.54%) VTSP
13 2 (1.69%) MCSD
14 1 (0.85%) ECDL
14 1 (0.85%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (42.37%) SLA
2 7 (5.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.02%) VMware ESX
3 10 (8.47%) Samba
4 9 (7.63%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (6.78%) Firmware
5 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.39%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.54%) XenApp
7 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (16.95%) SCCM
2 10 (8.47%) Puppet
3 2 (1.69%) Cacti
3 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.88%) Cisco
3 18 (15.25%) VMware
4 17 (14.41%) Google
5 16 (13.56%) iManage
6 15 (12.71%) Citrix
6 15 (12.71%) HP
7 12 (10.17%) Juniper
8 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.63%) CheckPoint
9 9 (7.63%) Extreme Networks
9 9 (7.63%) F5
9 9 (7.63%) Palo Alto
10 8 (6.78%) Apple
11 6 (5.08%) Dell
12 5 (4.24%) Sun
13 4 (3.39%) Avaya
13 4 (3.39%) EMC
13 4 (3.39%) Mitel
14 3 (2.54%) Computacenter
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