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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 431 382 426
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +44
Permanent jobs citing MOS 7 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.17% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.100% 0.55% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 5
Average salary £29,000 £26,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.43% -21.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +17.02%
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
7004 6565 6848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.58% 31.60% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5470 5043 5587
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -11 3 £29,000 -35.55% 1
West Sussex - 3 £29,000 -
Hampshire -18 1 £47,500 +72.72%
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) MS Office
3 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
5 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
6 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
7 12 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (54.55%) E-Learning
8 8 (36.36%) Lync
9 7 (31.82%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (31.82%) Adobe
10 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 5 (22.73%) ITIL
11 5 (22.73%) MCSA
12 4 (18.18%) Citrix
12 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
13 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
13 3 (13.64%) Internet
13 3 (13.64%) Cisco
13 3 (13.64%) LAN
13 3 (13.64%) MCSE
13 3 (13.64%) XenApp
13 3 (13.64%) SCCM
14 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
14 2 (9.09%) Qt
14 2 (9.09%) vSphere
14 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
14 2 (9.09%) JSON

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (36.36%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (90.91%) MS Office
2 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
3 12 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (31.82%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) ADSL
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.55%) FWSM
4 1 (4.55%) SHDSL
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Trainer
1 13 (59.09%) IT Trainer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Qt
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) E-Learning
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) VLE
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (9.09%) i5/OS
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) OS/400
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
2 2 (9.09%) OO
2 2 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) MCSA
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Adobe
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) Wyse
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
Tonbridge, Kent
QA Limited
Salary: £135.00 per week
Posted: 22 days ago