The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 628 579 595
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +16
Permanent jobs citing MOS 18 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.052% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 25
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £63,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -22.30%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12212 11157 12685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.26% 25.18% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9795 9021 11082
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MOS
England

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
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 25 July 2014. 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 -13 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 44 (88.00%) MS Office
2 36 (72.00%) Windows
3 34 (68.00%) MS Excel
4 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (52.00%) Law
6 22 (44.00%) ITIL
7 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
8 16 (32.00%) Apple
9 14 (28.00%) Legal
10 11 (22.00%) MCT
10 11 (22.00%) Citrix
10 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.00%) DHCP
11 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (18.00%) Finance
12 9 (18.00%) WorkSite
13 8 (16.00%) MCSA
14 7 (14.00%) MCP
14 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.00%) VPN
14 7 (14.00%) Sophos
14 7 (14.00%) ECDL
14 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
14 7 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (12.00%) F5
15 6 (12.00%) SCCM

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (18.00%) WorkSite
2 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (88.00%) MS Office
2 34 (68.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.00%) MS Project
4 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (22.00%) DHCP
2 7 (14.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) FWSM
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (8.00%) MS Access
1 4 (8.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (8.00%) FrontPage
General
1 26 (52.00%) Law
2 14 (28.00%) Legal
3 9 (18.00%) Finance
4 5 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Analyst
2 27 (54.00%) Support Analyst
3 21 (42.00%) Trainer
4 15 (30.00%) IT Trainer
5 12 (24.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 12 (24.00%) Desktop Support
5 12 (24.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Legal Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Technical Support
6 7 (14.00%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) ICT Trainer
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Trainer
9 4 (8.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.00%) NHS
2 4 (8.00%) Statistics
3 2 (4.00%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (8.00%) CRM
3 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) MCT
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.00%) MCSA
3 7 (14.00%) ECDL
3 7 (14.00%) MCP
4 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Apple
3 11 (22.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.00%) Sophos
5 6 (12.00%) F5
6 5 (10.00%) Reuters
6 5 (10.00%) Bloomberg
6 5 (10.00%) Remedy
7 4 (8.00%) Adobe
7 4 (8.00%) Infoflex
8 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) Twitter
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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