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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 607 638 599
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -39
Permanent jobs citing MOS 39 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.050% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 19
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,734 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year
+24.07% +0.93%
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
11412 12886 11487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.53% 25.80% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9297 10369 9337
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 June 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 30 June 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
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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 +50 18 £38,000 +7.04%
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 61 (78.21%) MS Office
2 53 (67.95%) Microsoft
3 48 (61.54%) Windows
4 43 (55.13%) MS Excel
5 34 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (32.05%) ITIL
7 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
8 22 (28.21%) Law
8 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
9 21 (26.92%) MCSA
10 20 (25.64%) MCSE
11 19 (24.36%) Legal
11 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
11 19 (24.36%) Cisco
12 17 (21.79%) SLA
12 17 (21.79%) Windows 8
13 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (19.23%) LAN
13 15 (19.23%) WAN
13 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
15 13 (16.67%) E-Learning
15 13 (16.67%) SAN
15 13 (16.67%) Citrix
16 12 (15.38%) Finance
16 12 (15.38%) Degree
16 12 (15.38%) WebEx
17 11 (14.10%) MS PowerPoint
17 11 (14.10%) Service Management
17 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) WorkSite
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Lync
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 61 (78.21%) MS Office
2 43 (55.13%) MS Excel
3 11 (14.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
5 8 (10.26%) MS Project
6 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP CCM
1 4 (5.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) LAN
1 15 (19.23%) WAN
2 13 (16.67%) SAN
3 12 (15.38%) WebEx
4 8 (10.26%) VoIP
5 5 (6.41%) VPN
6 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.56%) Wireless
7 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.28%) Intranet
8 1 (1.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.28%) MS Access
1 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.28%) FrontPage
General
1 22 (28.21%) Law
2 19 (24.36%) Legal
3 12 (15.38%) Finance
4 4 (5.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Analyst
2 20 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 18 (23.08%) Trainer
4 16 (20.51%) Service Analyst
4 16 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (19.23%) IT Trainer
6 7 (8.97%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (7.69%) IT Support
8 4 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.85%) IT Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Legal Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 13 (16.67%) E-Learning
3 10 (12.82%) PDA
4 9 (11.54%) Replication
5 8 (10.26%) Private Cloud
6 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.69%) iPhone
6 6 (7.69%) Learning Management System
7 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
8 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
9 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.56%) CMDB
10 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.56%) User Experience
10 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
10 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.28%) AS400
11 1 (1.28%) BBC
11 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
3 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
4 17 (21.79%) Windows 8
5 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.10%) Mac OS X
7 10 (12.82%) Windows Vista
7 10 (12.82%) Android
7 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.54%) UNIX
8 9 (11.54%) Linux
9 8 (10.26%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Service Management
2 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.54%) Coaching
4 8 (10.26%) High Availability
5 7 (8.97%) ITSM
5 7 (8.97%) Migration
6 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
8 4 (5.13%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) ERP
8 4 (5.13%) Document Management
8 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) VBA
2 2 (2.56%) C
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (26.92%) MCSA
3 20 (25.64%) MCSE
4 12 (15.38%) Degree
5 11 (14.10%) CCNA
5 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (11.54%) MCITP
7 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.26%) VTSP
8 7 (8.97%) HNC
8 7 (8.97%) HND
9 6 (7.69%) MCP
10 5 (6.41%) A+ Certification
11 4 (5.13%) MCTS
12 3 (3.85%) MCDST
12 3 (3.85%) MCT
13 2 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
3 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) SCOM
2 4 (5.13%) WSUS
3 3 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.85%) Nagios
3 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 53 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) Cisco
3 13 (16.67%) Citrix
4 11 (14.10%) HP
5 10 (12.82%) Apple
5 10 (12.82%) VMware
6 9 (11.54%) Intel
7 8 (10.26%) EMC
7 8 (10.26%) Juniper
7 8 (10.26%) IBM
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle
7 8 (10.26%) Sun
8 4 (5.13%) SAP
8 4 (5.13%) JD Edwards
8 4 (5.13%) BT
9 3 (3.85%) McAfee
9 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.85%) CA
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24,911- £35,169 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago