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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 206 208 226
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing MOS 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.14% 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.063% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £23,250 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.81% +16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
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
1605 1600 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.83% 33.22% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1285 1730
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MOS Salary Histogram 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 August 2014. 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
Reigate - 5 £23,000 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £35,000 -
MOS
South East

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Lync
3 10 (76.92%) MS Office
3 10 (76.92%) MCSE
3 10 (76.92%) MCSA
3 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
4 9 (69.23%) SLA
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 9 (69.23%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) Juniper
4 9 (69.23%) F5
4 9 (69.23%) FWSM
4 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
5 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
5 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (61.54%) C
5 8 (61.54%) Firmware
5 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
6 7 (53.85%) Internet
6 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
6 7 (53.85%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (53.85%) ADSL
6 7 (53.85%) BMC

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Lync
2 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (46.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (69.23%) FWSM
2 7 (53.85%) Internet
2 7 (53.85%) ADSL
2 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Broadband
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.69%) SHDSL
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) Intranet
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Service Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Trainer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Firmware
2 3 (23.08%) E-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
2 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCSE
1 10 (76.92%) MCSA
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (23.08%) ECDL
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) F5
2 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
3 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) BMC
5 6 (46.15%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (46.15%) Sophos
5 6 (46.15%) BT
6 3 (23.08%) Adobe
7 1 (7.69%) Sybase
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Apple
7 1 (7.69%) Polycom
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya
7 1 (7.69%) Wyse
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