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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 600 595 619
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing MOS 18 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.17% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 6
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% +17.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,400 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
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
10437 10841 11918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.58% 25.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8541 8650 10027
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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 +8 8 £31,500 -14.86% 1
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 46 (97.87%) MS Office
2 38 (80.85%) Windows
3 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
4 22 (46.81%) Windows 7
5 19 (40.43%) ITIL
6 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
7 17 (36.17%) Law
7 17 (36.17%) Legal
8 13 (27.66%) Citrix
9 12 (25.53%) MCP
10 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (23.40%) Blackberry
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.02%) CRM
14 7 (14.89%) Reuters
14 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.89%) MCSE
14 7 (14.89%) E-Learning
15 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
15 6 (12.77%) Bloomberg
16 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (10.64%) Apple
16 5 (10.64%) SQL
16 5 (10.64%) VPN
16 5 (10.64%) DHCP
16 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
16 5 (10.64%) VMware
16 5 (10.64%) Coaching

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (10.64%) WorkSite
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) Lync
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (97.87%) MS Office
2 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) MS Project
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CCM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) VPN
2 5 (10.64%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (36.17%) Law
1 17 (36.17%) Legal
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Trainer
3 14 (29.79%) Support Analyst
4 13 (27.66%) IT Trainer
5 12 (25.53%) Service Analyst
5 12 (25.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
7 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
8 5 (10.64%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) IT Support
10 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Legal Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) Technical Trainer
11 1 (2.13%) Technical Support Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.89%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) CRM
3 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.64%) Coaching
5 4 (8.51%) Content Management
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.38%) Document Management
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) ITSM
7 2 (4.26%) Practice Management
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
8 1 (2.13%) Information Management
8 1 (2.13%) ERP
8 1 (2.13%) Service Management
8 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) MCP
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) MCSE
4 4 (8.51%) MCSA
4 4 (8.51%) HND
4 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) MCDST
6 2 (4.26%) MCTS
6 2 (4.26%) MCITP
6 2 (4.26%) MCT
6 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Citrix
3 7 (14.89%) Reuters
4 6 (12.77%) Bloomberg
5 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) Apple
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) LANDesk
6 3 (6.38%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) Open Text
7 2 (4.26%) Adobe
7 2 (4.26%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.13%) CA
8 1 (2.13%) Polycom
8 1 (2.13%) Symantec
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
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Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Commonwealth Secretariat
Salary: From £35,096 to £35,096 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago