The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - - 218
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+21.81% +10.00%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1756 1666 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.56% 27.23% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1332 1270
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MOS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MOS Salary Trend in the South West

MOS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (100.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
General
1 1 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft