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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 620 632 692
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +60
Permanent jobs citing MOS 21 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.091% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 25
Median salary £40,000 £37,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £20,500 £28,316
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £39,200
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £32,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +18.51%
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
9730 11545 13042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.31% 25.75% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8151 9411 10498
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +50 8 £45,000 +20.00%
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 36 (75.00%) MS Office
2 25 (52.08%) Windows
3 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (43.75%) Legal
5 19 (39.58%) Law
6 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (35.42%) ITIL
8 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
10 14 (29.17%) iManage
11 12 (25.00%) MCSA
12 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.83%) VMware
14 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (16.67%) Cisco
15 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
15 8 (16.67%) MCSE
16 7 (14.58%) VoIP
16 7 (14.58%) Oracle
16 7 (14.58%) Internet
16 7 (14.58%) Apple
16 7 (14.58%) Finance
17 6 (12.50%) e-Learning
17 6 (12.50%) Citrix
17 6 (12.50%) MCP
17 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
18 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (10.42%) WAN
18 5 (10.42%) MS Visio

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 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (75.00%) MS Office
2 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
1 7 (14.58%) VoIP
2 5 (10.42%) LAN
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
3 4 (8.33%) Wireless
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) WebEx
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) Intranet
5 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.08%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (43.75%) Legal
2 19 (39.58%) Law
3 7 (14.58%) Finance
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Service Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) IT Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Trainer
6 7 (14.58%) IT Trainer
7 6 (12.50%) Legal Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
8 5 (10.42%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (8.33%) Deskside Support
9 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) IT Support
9 4 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Legal IT Trainer
9 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.25%) iPhone
3 3 (6.25%) PDA
3 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.17%) AS400
4 2 (4.17%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.08%) Android
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Document Management
2 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.25%) Case Management
3 3 (6.25%) CRM
3 3 (6.25%) ITSM
3 3 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (6.25%) Operations Management
3 3 (6.25%) Presales
3 3 (6.25%) Project Management
3 3 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Coaching
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
4 2 (4.17%) SDLC
4 2 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.08%) Practice Management
5 1 (2.08%) SEO
5 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (25.00%) MCSA
3 8 (16.67%) MCSE
4 6 (12.50%) MCP
5 5 (10.42%) MCTS
6 3 (6.25%) CCNA
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 3 (6.25%) PMP
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) VTSP
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.08%) MCDST
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) MOM
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) iManage
3 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (14.58%) Apple
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle
6 6 (12.50%) Citrix
7 5 (10.42%) Dell
7 5 (10.42%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) Mitel
8 4 (8.33%) Sun
9 3 (6.25%) EMC
9 3 (6.25%) IBM
9 3 (6.25%) Intel
9 3 (6.25%) Juniper
9 3 (6.25%) SunGard
10 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) LexisNexis
10 2 (4.17%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.17%) Sybase