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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 606 622 647
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +25
Permanent jobs citing MOS 33 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.046% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 14
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,750 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £43,750 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £24,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -12.72%
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
10707 10510 10712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.07% 25.68% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8954 8568 8571
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +54 6 £33,000 +7.31% 1
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (75.36%) MS Office
2 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
3 41 (59.42%) Legal
4 36 (52.17%) Law
5 34 (49.28%) MS Excel
6 27 (39.13%) Windows
7 24 (34.78%) iManage
8 20 (28.99%) ITIL
9 19 (27.54%) e-Learning
9 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
10 18 (26.09%) Document Management
10 18 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
12 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (20.29%) MCSE
13 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
14 13 (18.84%) VMware
14 13 (18.84%) Blackberry
15 12 (17.39%) Citrix
15 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (13.04%) MS Project
17 8 (11.59%) Cisco
17 8 (11.59%) Finance
18 7 (10.14%) Sun
18 7 (10.14%) Intel
18 7 (10.14%) Unix
18 7 (10.14%) Linux
18 7 (10.14%) MS Access
18 7 (10.14%) Learning Management System
19 6 (8.70%) XenApp

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.90%) Lync
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (75.36%) MS Office
2 34 (49.28%) MS Excel
3 18 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
5 9 (13.04%) MS Project
6 3 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) LAN
1 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 6 (8.70%) VoIP
1 6 (8.70%) VPN
1 6 (8.70%) WAN
2 5 (7.25%) DHCP
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) WebEx
4 1 (1.45%) 3G
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) MS Access
2 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (59.42%) Legal
2 36 (52.17%) Law
3 8 (11.59%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Trainer
2 31 (44.93%) IT Trainer
3 20 (28.99%) Analyst
4 15 (21.74%) Legal IT Trainer
5 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) IT Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Service Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) IT Support
8 6 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support
9 5 (7.25%) Legal Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Deskside Support
10 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) e-Learning
2 13 (18.84%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.14%) Learning Management System
4 5 (7.25%) Driving Licence
4 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.25%) Replication
5 4 (5.80%) iPhone
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.90%) SecurID
7 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.45%) SCORM
8 1 (1.45%) Statistics
8 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 7 (10.14%) Unix
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 18 (26.09%) Document Management
3 5 (7.25%) Presales
4 4 (5.80%) Coaching
4 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.80%) ITSM
4 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.35%) CRM
5 3 (4.35%) High Availability
5 3 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.90%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.45%) E-Discovery
7 1 (1.45%) ERP
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.45%) Line Management
7 1 (1.45%) Practice Management
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.25%) VBScript
2 2 (2.90%) C
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.29%) MCSE
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) CCNA
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.25%) VTSP
5 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) HNC
6 3 (4.35%) HND
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.35%) MCITP
6 3 (4.35%) MCP
6 3 (4.35%) MCSA
6 3 (4.35%) MCTS
7 2 (2.90%) ECDL
8 1 (1.45%) MCDST
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) XenApp
3 6 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (7.25%) XenServer
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Perfmon
1 5 (7.25%) WMI
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) iManage
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 12 (17.39%) Citrix
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco
6 7 (10.14%) Intel
6 7 (10.14%) Sun
7 6 (8.70%) HP
8 5 (7.25%) AppSense
8 5 (7.25%) EMC
8 5 (7.25%) IBM
8 5 (7.25%) Juniper
8 5 (7.25%) Oracle
9 4 (5.80%) Adobe
9 4 (5.80%) Apple
10 3 (4.35%) SunGard
11 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.90%) OpenText
11 2 (2.90%) Remedy
12 1 (1.45%) Splunk
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