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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 607 593 603
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing MOS 21 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.053% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 23
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
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
11659 11376 13094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.91% 25.26% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9307 9260 11307
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 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
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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 -5 4 £35,250 -3.42%
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (86.54%) MS Office
2 40 (76.92%) Windows
3 35 (67.31%) MS Excel
4 30 (57.69%) Law
5 26 (50.00%) ITIL
5 26 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 20 (38.46%) Apple
8 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
9 15 (28.85%) DHCP
10 14 (26.92%) Legal
11 12 (23.08%) Citrix
12 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
12 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (19.23%) Finance
14 9 (17.31%) MCSA
14 9 (17.31%) MCT
14 9 (17.31%) WorkSite
15 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
15 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
15 8 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (13.46%) Sophos
16 7 (13.46%) ECDL
16 7 (13.46%) MCP
16 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
16 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (11.54%) F5
17 6 (11.54%) SCCM
17 6 (11.54%) Banking
17 6 (11.54%) VPN

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (17.31%) WorkSite
2 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (86.54%) MS Office
2 35 (67.31%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.69%) MS Project
4 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
2 15 (28.85%) DHCP
3 6 (11.54%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) FWSM
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (7.69%) MS Access
1 4 (7.69%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (7.69%) FrontPage
General
1 30 (57.69%) Law
2 14 (26.92%) Legal
3 10 (19.23%) Finance
4 6 (11.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Analyst
2 29 (55.77%) Support Analyst
3 19 (36.54%) Trainer
4 16 (30.77%) Desktop Support
4 16 (30.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 16 (30.77%) Desktop Analyst
5 12 (23.08%) IT Trainer
6 8 (15.38%) Service Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Technical Support Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Technical Support
8 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (11.54%) Legal Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) ICT Trainer
10 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Trainer
10 4 (7.69%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.77%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Statistics
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Firmware
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
3 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.69%) CRM
3 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.92%) Document Management
5 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.92%) Practice Management
5 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.31%) MCSA
2 9 (17.31%) MCT
3 7 (13.46%) MCP
3 7 (13.46%) ECDL
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCDST
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) Apple
3 12 (23.08%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) Sophos
5 6 (11.54%) F5
6 5 (9.62%) Reuters
6 5 (9.62%) Bloomberg
6 5 (9.62%) Remedy
7 4 (7.69%) Adobe
8 3 (5.77%) Infoflex
9 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.92%) Twitter
9 1 (1.92%) Open Text
9 1 (1.92%) Juniper
9 1 (1.92%) SAP
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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