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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 594 613 608
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing MOS 28 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.045% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 20
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £41,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+21.81% +10.00%
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
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
City of London +28 7 £41,250 +17.02% 2
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 59 (73.75%) MS Office
3 46 (57.50%) Windows
3 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
4 40 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
6 26 (32.50%) MCSE
7 23 (28.75%) ITIL
8 22 (27.50%) Legal
9 20 (25.00%) Law
9 20 (25.00%) Cisco
9 20 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (23.75%) VMware
11 18 (22.50%) MCSA
12 17 (21.25%) Windows XP
12 17 (21.25%) SAN
12 17 (21.25%) Windows 8
13 16 (20.00%) Degree
13 16 (20.00%) LAN
13 16 (20.00%) WAN
14 15 (18.75%) SLA
14 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (18.75%) CCNA
14 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (18.75%) HP
14 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (17.50%) Intel
15 14 (17.50%) Citrix
15 14 (17.50%) Blackberry

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (11.25%) WorkSite
2 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.25%) Lync
8 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (73.75%) MS Office
2 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
3 13 (16.25%) MS Visio
4 11 (13.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (6.25%) MS Project
6 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) SAN
2 16 (20.00%) LAN
2 16 (20.00%) WAN
3 12 (15.00%) VoIP
4 9 (11.25%) WebEx
5 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.50%) DHCP
7 5 (6.25%) HTTP
7 5 (6.25%) DNS
8 4 (5.00%) VPN
9 3 (3.75%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.50%) Internet
10 2 (2.50%) Wireless
11 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) MS Access
2 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.25%) FrontPage
General
1 22 (27.50%) Legal
2 20 (25.00%) Law
3 13 (16.25%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Trainer
2 17 (21.25%) Support Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) IT Trainer
4 12 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support
7 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Legal Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 13 (16.25%) Replication
3 12 (15.00%) E-Learning
3 12 (15.00%) Private Cloud
4 10 (12.50%) PDA
5 7 (8.75%) iPhone
6 5 (6.25%) Learning Management System
6 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.00%) Thin Client
7 4 (5.00%) Fat Client
7 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.50%) CMDB
9 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.25%) AS400
10 1 (1.25%) BBC
10 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (21.25%) Windows 8
3 17 (21.25%) Windows XP
4 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (17.50%) UNIX
5 14 (17.50%) Linux
6 12 (15.00%) Mac OS X
7 10 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 10 (12.50%) Android
7 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) High Availability
3 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.00%) Service Management
5 7 (8.75%) Migration
6 6 (7.50%) CRM
6 6 (7.50%) Document Management
7 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 5 (6.25%) Coaching
8 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.00%) ITSM
9 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.50%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.50%) Software Distribution
10 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) VBScript
1 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (32.50%) MCSE
3 18 (22.50%) MCSA
4 16 (20.00%) Degree
5 15 (18.75%) CCNA
5 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (15.00%) VTSP
7 11 (13.75%) HNC
7 11 (13.75%) HND
8 6 (7.50%) MCITP
9 5 (6.25%) MCP
9 5 (6.25%) A+ Certification
10 4 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (3.75%) MCDST
12 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.25%) MCTS
13 1 (1.25%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.50%) XenApp
3 10 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (6.25%) XenServer
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) WMI
3 1 (1.25%) WSUS
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) Cisco
3 19 (23.75%) VMware
4 15 (18.75%) HP
5 14 (17.50%) Intel
5 14 (17.50%) Citrix
6 12 (15.00%) IBM
6 12 (15.00%) Oracle
6 12 (15.00%) Sun
6 12 (15.00%) EMC
6 12 (15.00%) Juniper
7 11 (13.75%) Apple
8 5 (6.25%) AppSense
9 3 (3.75%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.75%) Avaya
10 2 (2.50%) Dell
10 2 (2.50%) OpenText
10 2 (2.50%) Toshiba
11 1 (1.25%) BT
11 1 (1.25%) CA
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