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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 634 623 684
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +61
Permanent jobs citing MOS 23 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.099% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £27,790
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
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
10681 11728 12703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.29% 26.27% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8894 9615 10316
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016.

MOS Salary Histogram in London

MOS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
City of London +35 9 £40,000 +26.98% 1
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 42 (75.00%) MS Office
2 33 (58.93%) Law
2 33 (58.93%) Legal
3 24 (42.86%) Windows
3 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
5 21 (37.50%) iManage
6 19 (33.93%) ITIL
7 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
8 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
10 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
10 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
10 11 (19.64%) Document Management
11 9 (16.07%) Cisco
11 9 (16.07%) MCSA
11 9 (16.07%) VMware
11 9 (16.07%) e-Learning
12 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (14.29%) VoIP
13 7 (12.50%) MCP
13 7 (12.50%) MS Project
14 6 (10.71%) MCSE
14 6 (10.71%) Sun
14 6 (10.71%) Internet
14 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (10.71%) MCTS
14 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
15 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (75.00%) MS Office
2 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
3 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (12.50%) MS Project
5 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) VoIP
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 5 (8.93%) Wireless
4 4 (7.14%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) LAN
5 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 3 (5.36%) WebEx
6 1 (1.79%) 3G
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (58.93%) Law
1 33 (58.93%) Legal
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Trainer
3 19 (33.93%) IT Trainer
4 17 (30.36%) Support Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) IT Analyst
6 10 (17.86%) Legal IT Trainer
6 10 (17.86%) Service Analyst
6 10 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Legal Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Trainer
9 5 (8.93%) Deskside Support
9 5 (8.93%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) IT Support
9 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Support
9 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
10 4 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 9 (16.07%) e-Learning
3 4 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.36%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (3.57%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) PDA
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.36%) Android
7 3 (5.36%) Linux
7 3 (5.36%) Unix
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 11 (19.64%) Document Management
3 4 (7.14%) Case Management
4 3 (5.36%) CRM
4 3 (5.36%) ITSM
4 3 (5.36%) Presales
4 3 (5.36%) Time Management
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Coaching
5 2 (3.57%) SDLC
5 2 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (1.79%) Analytics
6 1 (1.79%) E-Discovery
6 1 (1.79%) Email Management
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.79%) Line Management
6 1 (1.79%) Link Building
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.79%) Practice Management
6 1 (1.79%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) C#
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
1 4 (7.14%) VBA
2 2 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) MCSA
3 7 (12.50%) MCP
4 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 6 (10.71%) MCTS
5 3 (5.36%) CCNA
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) VTSP
6 2 (3.57%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (37.50%) iManage
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Sun
5 5 (8.93%) Apple
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) Mitel
7 3 (5.36%) EMC
7 3 (5.36%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
7 3 (5.36%) Intel
7 3 (5.36%) Juniper
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 3 (5.36%) SunGard
8 2 (3.57%) LexisNexis
8 2 (3.57%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.79%) OpenText
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago