The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 181 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.04% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 5
Average salary £28,000 £24,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £24,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
MOS
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
771 866 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.14% 24.75% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 586 741 543
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MOS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MOS Salary Trend in Leeds

MOS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) MCDST
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) MCT
5 1 (16.67%) ECDL
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Support Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCDST
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ECDL
2 1 (16.67%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft