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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 884 867
Rank change year-on-year +43 -17  
Permanent jobs citing MOS 32 44 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.048% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 66
England median annual salary £26,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.33% +11.94%  
10th Percentile £20,850 £25,900 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,825 £54,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £25,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -32.00% +10.29%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20474 24383 28460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.51% 26.47% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33697 42042 46450
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 9 £46,000 +12.19%
Midlands +12 8 £22,000 -43.22% 2
North of England - 8 £27,750 -
South East +41 5 £24,000 -34.24%
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
East Midlands +25 4 £22,000 -32.30%
West Midlands +21 4 £27,500 -38.88% 2
North West - 3 £25,500 -
South West -2 2 £20,000 -30.43% 2
MOS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing MOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MOS.

1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
3 40 (62.50%) Windows
4 30 (46.88%) ITIL
5 25 (39.06%) Windows 7
6 16 (25.00%) German Language
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (21.88%) Law
9 13 (20.31%) Legal
9 13 (20.31%) Degree
10 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 12 (18.75%) Citrix
11 11 (17.19%) SLA
11 11 (17.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 10 (15.63%) VPN
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (14.06%) Service Management
13 9 (14.06%) AppSense
13 9 (14.06%) French Language
14 8 (12.50%) Adobe
14 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 8 (12.50%) MCP
15 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
15 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
16 6 (9.38%) iManage
16 6 (9.38%) Camtasia
16 6 (9.38%) Snagit
16 6 (9.38%) MCSA
16 6 (9.38%) LAN
16 6 (9.38%) WAN

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 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (9.38%) Acrobat
4 6 (9.38%) Camtasia
4 6 (9.38%) Snagit
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) VPN
2 6 (9.38%) LAN
2 6 (9.38%) WAN
3 4 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) Skype
4 3 (4.69%) WebEx
5 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) Broadband
6 1 (1.56%) DHCP
6 1 (1.56%) DNS
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (25.00%) German Language
2 14 (21.88%) Law
3 13 (20.31%) Legal
4 9 (14.06%) French Language
5 6 (9.38%) Finance
6 4 (6.25%) Banking
6 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.56%) Marketing
8 1 (1.56%) Retail
8 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Trainer
4 13 (20.31%) IT Trainer
5 11 (17.19%) Support Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (14.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) IT Support
9 6 (9.38%) Legal IT Trainer
10 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Backbone.js
1 4 (6.25%) CSS
1 4 (6.25%) HTML
1 4 (6.25%) jQuery
1 4 (6.25%) Laravel
1 4 (6.25%) React
1 4 (6.25%) RESTful
1 4 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.81%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.25%) iPad
2 4 (6.25%) iPhone
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) SCORM
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.56%) PDA
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.69%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Service Management
3 5 (7.81%) CRM
3 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.81%) People Management
4 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (6.25%) Web Development
5 3 (4.69%) Coaching
5 3 (4.69%) ITSM
5 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (3.13%) Break/Fix
6 2 (3.13%) Information Security
6 2 (3.13%) Information Security Management
6 2 (3.13%) ISMS
6 2 (3.13%) Security Management
7 1 (1.56%) Matrix Management
7 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) C
1 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 4 (6.25%) PHP
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.50%) MCP
4 6 (9.38%) MCSA
5 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.56%) MCDST
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Citrix
3 9 (14.06%) AppSense
4 8 (12.50%) Adobe
5 6 (9.38%) iManage
6 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.69%) Siebel
7 2 (3.13%) Apple
7 2 (3.13%) VMware
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Intel
8 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
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