Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MOS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1084 1110 1144
Rank change year-on-year +26 +34 0
Permanent jobs citing MOS 56 65 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.039% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 88
England median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.41% +8.73%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,600 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,000 £27,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year +34.55% -19.71% +8.73%

MOS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38,715 41,441 51,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.90% 24.65% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28,952 32,253 42,014
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MOS in England

MOS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MOS in England

MOS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MOS in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for MOS in England

MOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 39 £42,000 -8.70% 6
South East +4 6 £32,500 +35.42% 5
East of England - 4 £26,000 - 2
Midlands +1 3 £30,000 +36.36%
East Midlands -3 3 £30,000 +36.36%
North West -13 3 £37,000 +45.10%
North of England -14 3 £37,000 +28.70%
South West +8 1 £30,000 +42.86%
MOS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing MOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MOS.

1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (69.64%) Windows
3 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
4 35 (62.50%) ITIL
5 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
7 21 (37.50%) Law
7 21 (37.50%) Legal
8 20 (35.71%) Windows 10
9 17 (30.36%) Office 365
10 16 (28.57%) Finance
10 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 15 (26.79%) MCSA
12 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (23.21%) Document Management
12 13 (23.21%) iManage
13 12 (21.43%) MCSE
14 11 (19.64%) Apple
14 11 (19.64%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
16 9 (16.07%) e-Learning
16 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
16 9 (16.07%) Citrix
17 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
17 8 (14.29%) CRM
17 8 (14.29%) MCP
17 8 (14.29%) Cisco
18 7 (12.50%) Camtasia
18 7 (12.50%) Carpe Diem
18 7 (12.50%) Aderant

MOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (12.50%) Camtasia
4 4 (7.14%) Acrobat
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) Skype
3 4 (7.14%) Internet
3 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 4 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) Broadband
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.57%) WebEx
6 1 (1.79%) 4G
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
General
1 21 (37.50%) Law
1 21 (37.50%) Legal
2 16 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (10.71%) Marketing
4 5 (8.93%) Banking
5 3 (5.36%) French Language
5 3 (5.36%) German Language
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Trainer
3 16 (28.57%) IT Trainer
4 10 (17.86%) Service Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Legal IT Trainer
7 5 (8.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support
7 5 (8.93%) Legal Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) IT Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
3 9 (16.07%) e-Learning
4 4 (7.14%) iPad
4 4 (7.14%) Spread Betting
5 3 (5.36%) CCTV
5 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.57%) iPhone
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) BYOD
7 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Life Science
7 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 20 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Android
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Document Management
3 8 (14.29%) CRM
4 6 (10.71%) ITSM
5 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.14%) Line Management
7 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.36%) Break/Fix
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.36%) Practice Management
7 3 (5.36%) Presales
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Service Management
7 3 (5.36%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.57%) IT Strategy
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (26.79%) MCSA
3 12 (21.43%) MCSE
4 8 (14.29%) MCP
5 6 (10.71%) CCIE
5 6 (10.71%) CCNA
5 6 (10.71%) CCNP
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.71%) MCSD
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (8.93%) MCDST
7 4 (7.14%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.36%) Degree
8 3 (5.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (3.57%) ECDL
10 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) DameWare
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) iManage
3 11 (19.64%) Apple
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco
6 7 (12.50%) Aderant
7 4 (7.14%) Adobe
8 3 (5.36%) Samsung
8 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.57%) Mitel
9 2 (3.57%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.79%) Intapp
10 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.79%) Siebel