The first table below looks at the demand for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 63 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing MOS 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.10% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 0.76% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £33,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
208 131 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.65% 33.59% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 195 116 173
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MOS
Northamptonshire

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MOS
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

MOS Salary Trend in Northampton

MOS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Law
2 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft