The first table below looks at the demand for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1571 1715 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.52% 23.26% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1440 1603
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MOS
England

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MOS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the North West region.

MOS Salary Trend in the North West

MOS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Trainer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Trainer