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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 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 Reading - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £24,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -42.16%
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
965 859 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.01% 36.98% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 587 622 597
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Huawei
2 4 (66.67%) Korn
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) OCA
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) CMDB
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) OSS Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) OSS Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) OCA
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Huawei
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) HP