The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 173 - 159
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% - 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £44,500 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £33,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
927 879 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.89% 28.21% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 601 487 753
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MOS
UK

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MOS Salary Histogram in Scotland

MOS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £44,500 - 1
West Lothian - 2 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £23,000 -
MOS
UK

MOS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) Broadband
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) 3G
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Legal

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ADSL
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Release Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Change and Release Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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