The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.92%
MOS
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.22% 32.35% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 26
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

MOS
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

MOS Salary Trend in West Lothian

MOS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Release Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Change Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Change and Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Change and Release Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle