The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 154 157
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £35,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London median salary £29,375 £28,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
548 796 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.28% 27.29% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 346 518 592
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MOS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MOS Salary Trend in Scotland