The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 426 437 434
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing MOS 9 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.041% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 11
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -22.30%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7637 7211 7950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.69% 32.69% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5887 5806 6833
Average salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MOS
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey -3 6 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Hampshire - 2 £27,500 - 2
Berkshire +8 1 - -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 23 (62.16%) SLA
2 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 19 (51.35%) MCSE
2 19 (51.35%) MCSA
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (45.95%) Telecoms
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 14 (37.84%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) MS Office
7 12 (32.43%) Firewall
8 10 (27.03%) CCNA
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 10 (27.03%) Lync
9 9 (24.32%) F5
9 9 (24.32%) FWSM
9 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
9 9 (24.32%) Cisco
9 9 (24.32%) HP
9 9 (24.32%) Firmware
10 8 (21.62%) Juniper
10 8 (21.62%) Service Management
10 8 (21.62%) Remedy
10 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.62%) Linux
10 8 (21.62%) Perl
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (27.03%) Lync
2 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
4 5 (13.51%) Moodle
5 2 (5.41%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.11%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) FWSM
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (16.22%) SAN
3 6 (16.22%) Internet
4 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
4 5 (13.51%) ADSL
4 5 (13.51%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) Broadband
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
General
1 17 (45.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Back Office
3 5 (13.51%) Front Office
4 2 (5.41%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Service Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) OSS Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) OSS Support Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Trainer
5 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) IT Trainer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Legal Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Deskside Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Firmware
2 3 (8.11%) E-Learning
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Management
2 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Perl
1 8 (21.62%) Korn
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) C
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) MCSE
1 19 (51.35%) MCSA
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.92%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (16.22%) MCSD
4 6 (16.22%) MCTS
5 5 (13.51%) OCA
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) ECDL
7 2 (5.41%) CCNP
7 2 (5.41%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (62.16%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) F5
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) Juniper
4 8 (21.62%) Remedy
5 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
5 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) BMC
6 6 (16.22%) EMC
7 5 (13.51%) BT
7 5 (13.51%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (13.51%) Sophos
8 4 (10.81%) Huawei
9 3 (8.11%) Adobe
10 2 (5.41%) Sun
10 2 (5.41%) IBM
11 1 (2.70%) Polycom
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