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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 810 807 825
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing MOS 64 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.042% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 38 40
Average salary £29,000 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,850 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
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
28927 26840 31354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.00% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22627 22025 26794
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 21 £37,500 +2.73%
East Midlands - 18 £27,000 - 3
South East -22 14 £27,500 +2.80% 3
North West - 5 £29,000 - 1
East of England -12 4 £29,000 +20.83%
Yorkshire -30 2 £30,000 +20.00% 1
MOS
UK

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 69 (58.47%) ITIL
2 60 (50.85%) MS Office
3 58 (49.15%) Windows
4 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
5 50 (42.37%) Law
6 49 (41.53%) MS Excel
7 39 (33.05%) SLA
8 38 (32.20%) Windows 7
9 34 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (28.81%) MCP
10 30 (25.42%) MCSA
10 30 (25.42%) Active Directory
11 25 (21.19%) Apple
12 24 (20.34%) TCP/IP
13 21 (17.80%) Crystal Reports
13 21 (17.80%) Telecoms
14 20 (16.95%) MCSE
14 20 (16.95%) DHCP
15 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
16 17 (14.41%) Service Delivery
17 15 (12.71%) Legal
17 15 (12.71%) Remedy
17 15 (12.71%) Windows XP
17 15 (12.71%) Service Desk Management
18 14 (11.86%) F5
18 14 (11.86%) ITIL V3
18 14 (11.86%) UNIX
18 14 (11.86%) Linux
19 13 (11.02%) HND
19 13 (11.02%) Oracle

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.32%) Lync
4 9 (7.63%) WorkSite
5 8 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.08%) Moodle
8 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (50.85%) MS Office
2 49 (41.53%) MS Excel
3 12 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.39%) MS Project
4 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.54%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.34%) TCP/IP
2 20 (16.95%) DHCP
3 11 (9.32%) Ethernet
3 11 (9.32%) Firewall
4 10 (8.47%) DNS
5 9 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (7.63%) FWSM
5 9 (7.63%) VPN
5 9 (7.63%) WAN
5 9 (7.63%) LAN
6 8 (6.78%) VoIP
7 7 (5.93%) ADSL
7 7 (5.93%) Internet
8 5 (4.24%) SAN
9 4 (3.39%) Broadband
9 4 (3.39%) NAS
9 4 (3.39%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.39%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.85%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (9.32%) MySQL
3 4 (3.39%) EDRMS
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (3.39%) FrontPage
General
1 50 (42.37%) Law
2 21 (17.80%) Telecoms
3 15 (12.71%) Legal
4 10 (8.47%) Finance
5 6 (5.08%) Banking
6 5 (4.24%) Front Office
6 5 (4.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (45.76%) Analyst
2 41 (34.75%) Support Analyst
3 28 (23.73%) Trainer
4 21 (17.80%) IT Trainer
5 20 (16.95%) Team Leader
6 18 (15.25%) Service Analyst
6 18 (15.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 18 (15.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (14.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 17 (14.41%) Desktop Support
7 17 (14.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) OSS Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Technical Support Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.08%) Legal Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) OSS Support Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.47%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (6.78%) Firmware
4 3 (2.54%) CMDB
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Life Science
4 3 (2.54%) CCTV
4 3 (2.54%) Statistics
4 3 (2.54%) NHS
4 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Kindle
5 1 (0.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.85%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) AS400
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (49.15%) Windows
2 38 (32.20%) Windows 7
3 15 (12.71%) Windows XP
4 14 (11.86%) UNIX
4 14 (11.86%) Linux
5 6 (5.08%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Vista
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.47%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) Service Delivery
3 15 (12.71%) Service Desk Management
4 14 (11.86%) ITIL V3
5 10 (8.47%) Service Management
6 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.39%) Migration
10 4 (3.39%) CRM
10 4 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.39%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.39%) Software Deployment
11 3 (2.54%) Asset Management
12 2 (1.69%) ITSM
12 2 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.69%) Document Management
12 2 (1.69%) Business Development
13 1 (0.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.47%) SQL
3 8 (6.78%) C
4 7 (5.93%) Korn
4 7 (5.93%) Perl
5 4 (3.39%) VBA
6 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 34 (28.81%) MCP
2 30 (25.42%) MCSA
3 20 (16.95%) MCSE
4 13 (11.02%) HND
5 10 (8.47%) ECDL
6 9 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.63%) CCNA
6 9 (7.63%) MCT
7 8 (6.78%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (5.93%) Degree
8 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.24%) MCTS
9 5 (4.24%) OCA
9 5 (4.24%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (4.24%) MCSD
10 4 (3.39%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.69%) MCDST
11 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.05%) SLA
2 10 (8.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.39%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.19%) Apple
3 15 (12.71%) Remedy
4 14 (11.86%) F5
5 13 (11.02%) Oracle
5 13 (11.02%) Sophos
6 12 (10.17%) Cisco
6 12 (10.17%) Citrix
7 11 (9.32%) HP
7 11 (9.32%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.63%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.63%) BMC
8 9 (7.63%) Juniper
9 7 (5.93%) Adobe
10 6 (5.08%) BT
10 6 (5.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (4.24%) EMC
11 5 (4.24%) VMware
11 5 (4.24%) Reuters
11 5 (4.24%) Bloomberg
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