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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 236 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.020% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £24,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
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
1608 1810 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.39% 31.05% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1458 1655
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Devon - 1 £24,500 -
MOS
England

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 West region with a requirement for MOS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Ingres
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) OpenROAD
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) CCTV
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenROAD
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Ingres
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) OpenROAD Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior OpenROAD Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware