The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 580 652 662
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +10
Permanent jobs citing MOS 32 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 21
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £33,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.81%
MOS
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9262 11212 11884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.61% 25.35% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7798 9232 9479
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MOS
Salary Trend in London

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

MOS Salary Trend in London

MOS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

MOS Salary Histogram in London

MOS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +74 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for MOS.

1 35 (71.43%) MS Office
2 25 (51.02%) Windows
3 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.82%) Legal
5 19 (38.78%) Law
6 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
7 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (32.65%) Windows 7
8 15 (30.61%) MCSA
9 14 (28.57%) ITIL
10 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
11 10 (20.41%) iManage
12 9 (18.37%) VMware
12 9 (18.37%) Citrix
12 9 (18.37%) Oracle
13 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
13 8 (16.33%) MCSE
13 8 (16.33%) Apple
13 8 (16.33%) MOM
13 8 (16.33%) e-Learning
13 8 (16.33%) Retail
13 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.33%) SCCM
14 7 (14.29%) MCTS
14 7 (14.29%) Operations Management
14 7 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
14 7 (14.29%) Project Management
14 7 (14.29%) PMP
14 7 (14.29%) Cisco
15 6 (12.24%) LAN

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (71.43%) MS Office
2 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
1 6 (12.24%) WAN
1 6 (12.24%) WebEx
2 4 (8.16%) VoIP
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) Intranet
4 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (40.82%) Legal
2 19 (38.78%) Law
3 8 (16.33%) Retail
4 5 (10.20%) Finance
5 4 (8.16%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.04%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Service Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Support Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (18.37%) Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) IT Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Service Desk Support
5 9 (18.37%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
6 8 (16.33%) Trainer
7 7 (14.29%) IT Trainer
8 5 (10.20%) IT Support
8 5 (10.20%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Legal Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Deskside Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Deskside Support
9 4 (8.16%) Deskside Support Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) ODBC
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) COM
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) e-Learning
2 6 (12.24%) Learning Management System
3 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.16%) PDA
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) AS400
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.04%) BYOD
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.24%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.08%) Android
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Time Management
5 4 (8.16%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.12%) ITSM
7 2 (4.08%) Document Management
7 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.04%) Change Management
8 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.04%) CRM
8 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.04%) Pay per click
8 1 (2.04%) SEO
8 1 (2.04%) TDD
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (30.61%) MCSA
3 8 (16.33%) MCSE
4 7 (14.29%) MCTS
4 7 (14.29%) PMP
5 5 (10.20%) MCITP
6 4 (8.16%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) CIPD
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) MOM
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.12%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
2 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) iManage
3 9 (18.37%) Citrix
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 9 (18.37%) VMware
4 8 (16.33%) Apple
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) BT
6 3 (6.12%) CA
6 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.12%) Sun
6 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 2 (4.08%) Avaya
7 2 (4.08%) Mitel
7 2 (4.08%) Polycom
7 2 (4.08%) Sybase
8 1 (2.04%) LexisNexis
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