The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - 133 -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year
+24.07% +0.93%
MOS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
831 999 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.54% 40.81% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 573 685 695
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MOS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MOS Salary Trend in Reading

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco