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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
UK / England
Rank 800 836 865
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +29
Permanent jobs citing MOS 40 78 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.082% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 36
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,600 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £31,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-15.87% +31.25%

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
19418 26417 26943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.68% 27.64% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15442 21419 21641
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £71,000
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +53 22 £37,125 -10.54% 2
North West -13 16 £26,250 +5.00% 1
North East - 2 £27,500 -
MOS
UK

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 73 (81.11%) MS Office
2 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 62 (68.89%) Windows
4 57 (63.33%) Windows 7
5 47 (52.22%) MS Excel
6 34 (37.78%) ITIL
7 28 (31.11%) SharePoint
7 28 (31.11%) Degree
7 28 (31.11%) German Language
7 28 (31.11%) Windows 10
8 26 (28.89%) Law
8 26 (28.89%) Legal
9 25 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
10 23 (25.56%) iManage
10 23 (25.56%) French Language
11 21 (23.33%) Camtasia
11 21 (23.33%) Snagit
11 21 (23.33%) Adobe
11 21 (23.33%) Acrobat
12 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 17 (18.89%) Citrix
14 13 (14.44%) Service Management
15 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
15 12 (13.33%) e-Learning
16 11 (12.22%) VPN
17 10 (11.11%) C
18 9 (10.00%) Cisco
19 8 (8.89%) LAN
19 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (8.89%) AppSense

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 28 (31.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.78%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 73 (81.11%) MS Office
2 47 (52.22%) MS Excel
3 25 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (23.33%) Acrobat
4 21 (23.33%) Camtasia
4 21 (23.33%) Snagit
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project
5 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.22%) Eikon
1 2 (2.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) VPN
2 8 (8.89%) LAN
3 7 (7.78%) Skype
3 7 (7.78%) WAN
4 5 (5.56%) Internet
5 4 (4.44%) Firewall
5 4 (4.44%) WebEx
5 4 (4.44%) Wireless
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.33%) OSPF
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.11%) DHCP
8 1 (1.11%) DNS
8 1 (1.11%) SAN
8 1 (1.11%) SMTP
8 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Big Data
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (31.11%) German Language
2 26 (28.89%) Law
2 26 (28.89%) Legal
3 23 (25.56%) French Language
4 5 (5.56%) Finance
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.11%) International Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Analyst
1 38 (42.22%) Trainer
2 34 (37.78%) Service Analyst
2 34 (37.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (30.00%) IT Trainer
4 20 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
4 20 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
4 20 (22.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 19 (21.11%) Help Desk Support
5 19 (21.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 14 (15.56%) IT Support
7 12 (13.33%) IT Analyst
7 12 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 12 (13.33%) Support Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Coordinator
9 6 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
9 6 (6.67%) Legal IT Trainer
9 6 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) e-Learning
2 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.22%) iPhone
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.11%) CCTV
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.11%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 57 (63.33%) Windows 7
3 28 (31.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.33%) Android
4 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Service Management
3 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.56%) CRM
5 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.33%) Business Transformation
6 3 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (3.33%) Matrix Management
6 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.33%) Workflow
6 3 (3.33%) Workflow Management
7 2 (2.22%) Coaching
7 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.22%) Document Management
7 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.22%) Project Management
7 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.11%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) C
2 2 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.78%) MCSA
3 7 (7.78%) MCSE
4 5 (5.56%) MCITP
5 4 (4.44%) CCNA
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.44%) MCTS
6 3 (3.33%) CCNP
7 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MCDST
8 1 (1.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
3 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) WSUS
3 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.33%) Nagios
3 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.56%) iManage
3 21 (23.33%) Adobe
4 17 (18.89%) Citrix
5 9 (10.00%) Cisco
6 8 (8.89%) AppSense
7 7 (7.78%) VMware
8 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.33%) BT
9 3 (3.33%) CA
9 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.33%) HP
9 3 (3.33%) Intel
9 3 (3.33%) Juniper
9 3 (3.33%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.22%) Apple
10 2 (2.22%) Canon
10 2 (2.22%) Dell
10 2 (2.22%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.22%) Xerox
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