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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 600 638 667
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +29
Permanent jobs citing MOS 25 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.065% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 17
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £20,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £33,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
- +24.07%
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
9445 11229 12351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.98% 25.28% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7931 9132 9916
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 £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +60 12 £62,500 +65.56% 1
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (68.75%) MS Office
2 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Legal
4 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
5 16 (33.33%) Law
6 14 (29.17%) MCSA
6 14 (29.17%) ITIL
7 11 (22.92%) Oracle
7 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
8 10 (20.83%) VMware
9 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 9 (18.75%) Apple
9 9 (18.75%) iManage
9 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (16.67%) MOM
10 8 (16.67%) Cisco
10 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 8 (16.67%) Retail
11 7 (14.58%) Internet
11 7 (14.58%) Project Management
11 7 (14.58%) MCSE
11 7 (14.58%) VoIP
11 7 (14.58%) Citrix
11 7 (14.58%) PMP
11 7 (14.58%) Operations Management
11 7 (14.58%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 6 (12.50%) MCTS

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
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (68.75%) MS Office
2 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
1 7 (14.58%) VoIP
2 6 (12.50%) LAN
2 6 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (8.33%) WebEx
3 4 (8.33%) Wireless
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) Intranet
5 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) 3G
6 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (37.50%) Legal
2 16 (33.33%) Law
3 8 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Finance
5 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Trainer
6 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) IT Trainer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.33%) Legal Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Case Management Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Deskside Support
8 3 (6.25%) Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) ODBC
2 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
1 5 (10.42%) e-Learning
2 4 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 4 (8.33%) PDA
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) AS400
4 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.17%) iPhone
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Unix
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.17%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.58%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (14.58%) Operations Management
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 4 (8.33%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Case Management
5 3 (6.25%) Presales
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Document Management
6 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.17%) SDLC
6 2 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (2.08%) Business Development
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) Pay per click
7 1 (2.08%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (29.17%) MCSA
3 7 (14.58%) MCSE
3 7 (14.58%) PMP
4 6 (12.50%) MCTS
5 5 (10.42%) MCP
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.17%) MCITP
7 2 (4.17%) VTSP
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) MOM
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) Apple
4 9 (18.75%) iManage
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco
6 7 (14.58%) Citrix
7 5 (10.42%) Dell
7 5 (10.42%) HP
7 5 (10.42%) Sun
8 4 (8.33%) Mitel
9 3 (6.25%) EMC
9 3 (6.25%) IBM
9 3 (6.25%) Intel
9 3 (6.25%) Juniper
10 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.17%) Polycom
10 2 (4.17%) SunGard
10 2 (4.17%) Sybase
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