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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
England / North West
Rank 239 222 239
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing MOS 13 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.73% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Median salary £31,250 £27,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.74% -
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £28,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+11.60% +16.66%

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
1348 1515 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.56% 27.45% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1178 1415
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester -20 11 £31,250 +15.74% 3
Merseyside - 2 £26,500 -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
1 30 (96.77%) MS Excel
1 30 (96.77%) MS Office
2 28 (90.32%) Windows 7
3 26 (83.87%) German Language
3 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
4 25 (80.65%) Windows 10
4 25 (80.65%) French Language
5 24 (77.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (74.19%) Degree
6 23 (74.19%) Acrobat
6 23 (74.19%) Adobe
6 23 (74.19%) SharePoint
6 23 (74.19%) Camtasia
6 23 (74.19%) Snagit
6 23 (74.19%) iManage
7 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) VPN
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) Service Management
9 4 (12.90%) AppSense
10 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
10 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
10 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (6.45%) Skype
10 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
11 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
11 1 (3.23%) C
11 1 (3.23%) Telecoms

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 23 (74.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (96.77%) MS Excel
1 30 (96.77%) MS Office
2 24 (77.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (74.19%) Acrobat
3 23 (74.19%) Camtasia
3 23 (74.19%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) Skype
General
1 26 (83.87%) German Language
2 25 (80.65%) French Language
3 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Trainer
2 15 (48.39%) Coordinator
3 10 (32.26%) IT Trainer
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
1 1 (3.23%) Informatics
1 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 28 (90.32%) Windows 7
3 25 (80.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (74.19%) Adobe
2 23 (74.19%) iManage
3 4 (12.90%) AppSense
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
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Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, North West
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Posted: 24 days ago