The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 429 458 412
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -46
Permanent jobs citing MOS 24 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.029% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.088% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 30
Average salary £27,000 £31,625 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.62% +19.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,750 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £24,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
MOS
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6043 6781 6458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.35% 32.46% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4903 5262 5038
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MOS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MOS Salary Trend in the South East

MOS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MOS Salary Histogram in the South East

MOS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 13 £27,000 -6.89%
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Surrey +15 5 £24,500 -28.46% 1
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (93.94%) ITIL
2 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 24 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (69.70%) SLA
5 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
6 18 (54.55%) Windows
7 16 (48.48%) Cisco
7 16 (48.48%) MCTS
8 15 (45.45%) MCP
9 14 (42.42%) MS Office
10 12 (36.36%) MCSE
10 12 (36.36%) MCSA
10 12 (36.36%) LAN
11 10 (30.30%) Skype for Business
11 10 (30.30%) A+ Certification
12 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (27.27%) CCNA
12 9 (27.27%) Firewall
12 9 (27.27%) SolarWinds
12 9 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (27.27%) Google
12 9 (27.27%) Smartphone
12 9 (27.27%) SCCM
13 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
13 8 (24.24%) WAN
14 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
14 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
14 7 (21.21%) MCSD
14 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
14 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (30.30%) Skype for Business
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.18%) MS Project Server
3 6 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (18.18%) MS Project
4 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CCM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) WAN
4 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 6 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.06%) FWSM
7 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (18.18%) Publishing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Dutch Language
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) French Language
3 2 (6.06%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 11 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (30.30%) Support Analyst
5 9 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (6.06%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
3 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
5 3 (9.09%) iPad
5 3 (9.09%) iPhone
5 3 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
4 7 (21.21%) Coaching
4 7 (21.21%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (48.48%) MCTS
3 15 (45.45%) MCP
4 12 (36.36%) MCSA
4 12 (36.36%) MCSE
5 10 (30.30%) A+ Certification
6 9 (27.27%) CCNA
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (21.21%) MCSD
8 6 (18.18%) MCDST
9 3 (9.09%) MCITP
10 2 (6.06%) Degree
10 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Samba
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) Cacti
3 6 (18.18%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) Google
3 9 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
4 7 (21.21%) Sophos
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
6 4 (12.12%) Apple
7 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper
8 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.03%) BT
9 1 (3.03%) CA
9 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.03%) Polycom
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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