The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - 249 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.016% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.065% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £38,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £33,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.95% +24.07%
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1344 1547 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.28% 24.25% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1242 1218
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for MOS.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Law
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Document Management
3 4 (66.67%) MCDST
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) German Language
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) French Language

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Law
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) German Language
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (66.67%) MCDST
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive salary plus a comprehensive range of employee benefits
Posted: 9 days ago