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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.67% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £27,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+24.07% +5.88%
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
23 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 30.67% 20.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £70,000 £29,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+141.37% -33.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Livingston - 2 £70,000 -
MOS
Scotland

MOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) VMware