The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 181 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.16% 0.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £36,250 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+21.81% +10.00%
MOS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1291 1598 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.90% 39.50% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1276 1038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MOS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the Hampshire region.

MOS Salary Trend in Hampshire

MOS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MOS Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MOS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Basingstoke +24 5 £20,000 -27.27%
MOS
South East

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 15 (88.24%) MySQL
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) Final Cut Pro
3 8 (47.06%) Qt
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Quicktime
3 8 (47.06%) RTP
3 8 (47.06%) RTSP
3 8 (47.06%) Video Editing
3 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
4 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
4 7 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
4 7 (41.18%) Life Science
4 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (41.18%) UNIX
4 7 (41.18%) MCSA
4 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 7 (41.18%) DHCP

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
1 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Final Cut Pro
2 8 (47.06%) Quicktime
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) RTP
1 8 (47.06%) RTSP
2 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
2 7 (41.18%) NAS
2 7 (41.18%) Unified Communications
2 7 (41.18%) VoIP
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Support Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Desktop Support
2 7 (41.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (41.18%) Desktop Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Applications Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C++ Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Qt Developer
4 5 (29.41%) MySQL Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C++ Applications Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Junior C++ Applications Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Junior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Qt
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Video Editing
2 7 (41.18%) Life Science
2 7 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
2 7 (41.18%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCSA
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sony