The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 206 - 213
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 10 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 12
Average salary £24,500 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £27,250 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +6.86%
MOS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1415 1275 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.18% 27.72% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1091 1419
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MOS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

MOS Salary Trend in Surrey

MOS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Redhill - 1 - -
MOS
South East

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) MCSE
2 9 (75.00%) MCSA
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) CCNA
3 8 (66.67%) Firmware
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) C
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) F5
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 8 (66.67%) FWSM
3 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 8 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) FWSM
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Dutch Language
3 2 (16.67%) French Language
3 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 2 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Network Operations Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) MCSA
1 9 (75.00%) MCSE
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) HP
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 8 (66.67%) F5
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) Polycom
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Wyse