The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - 252 259
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.18% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.78% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 3
Average salary - £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £28,250 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-0.88% +6.60%
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1440 1677 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.97% 23.15% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1317 1377
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MOS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

MOS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MOS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) MCDST
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MCT
3 1 (25.00%) ECDL
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCDST
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ECDL
2 1 (25.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft