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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 590 641 653
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +12
Permanent jobs citing MOS 34 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.061% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 16
Median salary £35,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,700 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £33,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +21.81%
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
8917 11149 11420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.52% 25.32% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7480 9233 9109
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 £38,750 -18.42%
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 41 (73.21%) MS Office
2 32 (57.14%) Windows
3 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 25 (44.64%) Windows 7
5 21 (37.50%) Legal
6 20 (35.71%) Law
7 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
8 18 (32.14%) ITIL
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (26.79%) MCSA
11 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 12 (21.43%) e-Learning
12 12 (21.43%) Citrix
12 12 (21.43%) SCCM
13 11 (19.64%) MCSE
14 9 (16.07%) VMware
14 9 (16.07%) LAN
14 9 (16.07%) WAN
14 9 (16.07%) Oracle
14 9 (16.07%) iManage
15 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (14.29%) MCTS
15 8 (14.29%) MCITP
15 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
15 8 (14.29%) MOM
15 8 (14.29%) Cisco
15 8 (14.29%) Retail
16 7 (12.50%) Service Management
16 7 (12.50%) Project Management
16 7 (12.50%) Apple

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 7 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (73.21%) MS Office
2 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Eikon
1 1 (1.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) LAN
1 9 (16.07%) WAN
2 7 (12.50%) WebEx
3 5 (8.93%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) Skype
4 3 (5.36%) Wireless
5 2 (3.57%) Intranet
5 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) VoIP
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
General
1 21 (37.50%) Legal
2 20 (35.71%) Law
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
4 6 (10.71%) Finance
5 5 (8.93%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.79%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
2 23 (41.07%) Service Analyst
2 23 (41.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
4 12 (21.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) IT Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Service Desk Support
4 12 (21.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Trainer
5 11 (19.64%) IT Trainer
6 9 (16.07%) IT Support
6 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Deskside Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Deskside Support
8 5 (8.93%) Deskside Support Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support
9 4 (7.14%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) ODBC
2 1 (1.79%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) e-Learning
2 6 (10.71%) Learning Management System
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.36%) PDA
4 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.57%) AS400
5 2 (3.57%) iPhone
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.79%) BYOD
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.93%) Mac OS X
3 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.36%) Android
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.93%) Time Management
5 4 (7.14%) ITSM
6 3 (5.36%) Workflow
6 3 (5.36%) Workflow Management
7 2 (3.57%) CRM
7 2 (3.57%) Document Management
7 2 (3.57%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.79%) Analytics
8 1 (1.79%) Change Control
8 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.79%) Link Building
8 1 (1.79%) Presales
8 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (26.79%) MCSA
3 11 (19.64%) MCSE
4 8 (14.29%) MCITP
4 8 (14.29%) MCTS
5 7 (12.50%) PMP
6 3 (5.36%) MCP
7 2 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CIPD
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
2 8 (14.29%) MOM
3 6 (10.71%) WSUS
4 5 (8.93%) Backup Exec
4 5 (8.93%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (8.93%) Nagios
4 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.93%) SCOM
5 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) Citrix
3 9 (16.07%) iManage
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
5 7 (12.50%) Apple
6 5 (8.93%) BT
6 5 (8.93%) CA
6 5 (8.93%) Intel Security
7 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.14%) HP
7 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (5.36%) Sun
9 2 (3.57%) Avaya
9 2 (3.57%) Polycom
9 2 (3.57%) Sybase
10 1 (1.79%) Canon
10 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.79%) Xerox