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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - 148 176
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.79% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Median salary - £70,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +57.30%
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
MOS
UK

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
776 761 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.24% 25.46% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 446 487 607
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

MOS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MOS.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft