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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
England / South East
Rank - 425 456
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.15% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.48% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 7
Median salary - £27,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-7.01% +18.75%

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
4047 6027 6611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.78% 31.24% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3262 4898 5145
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for MOS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware