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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 432 458 466
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Permanent jobs citing MOS 10 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.071% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 7
Median salary £36,500 £34,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £20,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £33,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.95% +24.07%
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
5756 6685 7996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.50% 31.47% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 5146 6326
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 5 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £36,500 -
Kent - 1 £25,500 -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 32 (94.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 28 (82.35%) SLA
5 24 (70.59%) Windows
6 19 (55.88%) MS Office
7 16 (47.06%) Cisco
7 16 (47.06%) SCCM
8 15 (44.12%) ITIL V3
9 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
9 14 (41.18%) MCP
9 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
10 13 (38.24%) MCSE
10 13 (38.24%) MCSA
10 13 (38.24%) HP
10 13 (38.24%) Google
10 13 (38.24%) Smartphone
11 11 (32.35%) Client/Server
12 10 (29.41%) Publishing
12 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (26.47%) FWSM
13 9 (26.47%) Skype for Business
13 9 (26.47%) F5
13 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
13 9 (26.47%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (26.47%) Firewall
13 9 (26.47%) Network+ Certification
13 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
13 9 (26.47%) CCNA

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 9 (26.47%) Skype for Business
2 7 (20.59%) MS Project Server
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Office
2 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (20.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (23.53%) Google Apps
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
1 9 (26.47%) FWSM
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) Internet
4 4 (11.76%) Intranet
4 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
4 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) ADSL
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (29.41%) Publishing
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Service Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (41.18%) Support Analyst
4 11 (32.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (26.47%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (23.53%) 1st Line Engineer
7 8 (23.53%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (23.53%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (23.53%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (23.53%) Help Desk Engineer
7 8 (23.53%) Network Analyst
7 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
7 8 (23.53%) Network Operations Analyst
7 8 (23.53%) Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Engineer
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Support Analyst
8 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Smartphone
2 11 (32.35%) Client/Server
3 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) AS400
4 4 (11.76%) iPad
4 4 (11.76%) iPhone
4 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (44.12%) ITIL V3
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 8 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (20.59%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (41.18%) MCP
3 13 (38.24%) MCSA
3 13 (38.24%) MCSE
4 9 (26.47%) CCNA
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (26.47%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (23.53%) A+ Certification
6 7 (20.59%) MCDST
6 7 (20.59%) MCTS
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (82.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) Firmware
2 8 (23.53%) Samba
3 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 13 (38.24%) Google
3 13 (38.24%) HP
4 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) Extreme Networks
4 9 (26.47%) F5
4 9 (26.47%) Juniper
4 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
5 8 (23.53%) SolarWinds
6 7 (20.59%) VMware
7 5 (14.71%) Apple
7 5 (14.71%) Polycom
8 4 (11.76%) Avaya
8 4 (11.76%) Citrix
8 4 (11.76%) Sybase
8 4 (11.76%) Wyse
9 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.94%) BMC
9 1 (2.94%) Reuters