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 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 833 875 843
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Permanent jobs citing MOS 76 54 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.054% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 61
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £24,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.43%
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
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2016.

MOS Salary Histogram in England

MOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 32 £41,500 +27.69% 1
South East +34 25 £27,000 -6.89% 1
East Midlands +10 11 £32,500 +47.72% 1
North West +22 5 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +2 3 £28,000 +16.66%
MOS
UK

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 87 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 86 (59.72%) ITIL
3 85 (59.03%) MS Office
4 68 (47.22%) Windows
5 65 (45.14%) Law
6 56 (38.89%) Legal
7 53 (36.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (35.42%) SLA
9 50 (34.72%) Active Directory
10 47 (32.64%) MS Excel
11 42 (29.17%) Windows 7
12 33 (22.92%) Service Management
12 33 (22.92%) MCP
13 30 (20.83%) Blackberry
14 28 (19.44%) Citrix
15 26 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (17.36%) Cisco
16 25 (17.36%) MCSE
17 24 (16.67%) iManage
18 23 (15.97%) Finance
19 22 (15.28%) Document Management
20 21 (14.58%) Service Delivery
21 20 (13.89%) VPN
21 20 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
21 20 (13.89%) MCTS
22 19 (13.19%) e-Learning
23 18 (12.50%) VMware
23 18 (12.50%) AppSense
23 18 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 18 (12.50%) LAN

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 18 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.86%) MS Project Server
4 7 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 85 (59.03%) MS Office
2 47 (32.64%) MS Excel
3 20 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (11.11%) MS Project
5 14 (9.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.08%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) SAP CCM
2 2 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) Office 365
2 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) VPN
2 18 (12.50%) LAN
3 14 (9.72%) WAN
4 12 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.94%) DNS
6 9 (6.25%) Firewall
7 8 (5.56%) Wireless
8 7 (4.86%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (4.17%) VoIP
10 5 (3.47%) SAN
11 4 (2.78%) DHCP
11 4 (2.78%) HTTP
11 4 (2.78%) Internet
11 4 (2.78%) WebEx
12 2 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.39%) FWSM
12 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.69%) 3G
13 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.86%) MS Access
3 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (45.14%) Law
2 56 (38.89%) Legal
3 23 (15.97%) Finance
4 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.86%) Publishing
6 6 (4.17%) German Language
7 3 (2.08%) Retail
8 2 (1.39%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.39%) French Language
8 2 (1.39%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.69%) Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (43.75%) Analyst
2 38 (26.39%) Support Analyst
3 33 (22.92%) Trainer
4 32 (22.22%) IT Trainer
5 23 (15.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (15.97%) Service Analyst
5 23 (15.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (14.58%) Team Leader
7 20 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 15 (10.42%) Legal IT Trainer
9 13 (9.03%) IT Analyst
9 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Trainer
9 13 (9.03%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 12 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (6.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 10 (6.94%) Windows Support Analyst
12 9 (6.25%) Network Engineer
13 8 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
13 8 (5.56%) IT Support
13 8 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 19 (13.19%) e-Learning
3 17 (11.81%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.64%) iPhone
5 11 (7.64%) Smartphone
6 8 (5.56%) iPad
7 7 (4.86%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.86%) Learning Management System
8 5 (3.47%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.47%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.47%) Replication
9 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.08%) PDA
11 2 (1.39%) SecurID
12 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.69%) SCORM
12 1 (0.69%) Statistics
12 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (47.22%) Windows
2 42 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (6.94%) Android
4 8 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.17%) Linux
6 6 (4.17%) Unix
6 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (59.72%) ITIL
2 33 (22.92%) Service Management
3 22 (15.28%) Document Management
4 21 (14.58%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.72%) Service Desk Management
6 11 (7.64%) Coaching
7 10 (6.94%) CRM
7 10 (6.94%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.17%) DevOps
10 6 (4.17%) Workflow
11 5 (3.47%) E-Discovery
11 5 (3.47%) ITSM
11 5 (3.47%) Line Management
11 5 (3.47%) People Management
11 5 (3.47%) Presales
12 4 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.78%) Software Distribution
12 4 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.78%) C
1 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 4 (2.78%) VBScript
2 1 (0.69%) C#
2 1 (0.69%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (36.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (22.92%) MCP
3 26 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (17.36%) MCSE
5 20 (13.89%) MCTS
6 18 (12.50%) MCDST
7 16 (11.11%) MCSA
8 15 (10.42%) CCNA
8 15 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (10.42%) HND
9 13 (9.03%) Degree
10 11 (7.64%) A+ Certification
11 7 (4.86%) MCSD
12 6 (4.17%) MCITP
13 5 (3.47%) VTSP
14 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
15 3 (2.08%) ECDL
15 3 (2.08%) HNC
15 3 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (35.42%) SLA
2 12 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 50 (34.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.94%) Terminal Server
4 9 (6.25%) XenApp
4 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.17%) Samba
6 4 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.78%) XenServer
7 3 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (11.81%) SCCM
2 8 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (4.86%) Cacti
4 6 (4.17%) Puppet
5 4 (2.78%) Perfmon
5 4 (2.78%) WMI
6 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.39%) Nagios
6 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.39%) SCOM
6 2 (1.39%) WSUS
7 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 87 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.44%) Citrix
3 25 (17.36%) Cisco
4 24 (16.67%) iManage
5 18 (12.50%) AppSense
5 18 (12.50%) VMware
6 10 (6.94%) Google
7 9 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.56%) Apple
8 8 (5.56%) HP
9 7 (4.86%) Computacenter
9 7 (4.86%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.86%) Juniper
9 7 (4.86%) Sophos
9 7 (4.86%) Sun
10 6 (4.17%) EMC
10 6 (4.17%) Intel
11 5 (3.47%) IBM
11 5 (3.47%) Interwoven
11 5 (3.47%) Oracle
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