Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MOS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 722 788 790
Rank change year-on-year +66 +2 +65
Permanent jobs citing MOS 31 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.059% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 27
London median annual salary £52,500 £39,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.91% +1.94% -6.63%
10th Percentile £33,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,050 £52,750 £58,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £35,250 £31,250
% change year-on-year +27.66% +12.80% -3.85%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 12,396 15,879 16,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.24% 23.04% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9,105 12,087 12,834
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MOS in London

MOS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MOS in London

MOS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MOS in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for MOS in London

MOS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the London region over the 6 months to 22 May 2019. 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
Central London +29 12 £52,500 +40.00%
South London - 3 £52,500 -
MOS
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for MOS.

1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (64.52%) Legal
2 17 (54.84%) Law
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (32.26%) Office 365
7 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 6 (19.35%) iManage
10 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
10 5 (16.13%) Carpe Diem
10 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
10 5 (16.13%) SCCM
10 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
11 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
11 4 (12.90%) QA
11 4 (12.90%) Firewall
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
11 4 (12.90%) WAN
11 4 (12.90%) VoIP
11 4 (12.90%) SQL
11 4 (12.90%) LAN
12 3 (9.68%) MCP
12 3 (9.68%) WLAN
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification

MOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Camtasia
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) VoIP
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
1 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
2 3 (9.68%) DMZ
2 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.68%) VLAN
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) WLAN
3 2 (6.45%) Broadband
3 2 (6.45%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) HSRP
4 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) ISDN
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) PBX
4 1 (3.23%) WebEx
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
General
1 20 (64.52%) Legal
2 17 (54.84%) Law
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Trainer
2 7 (22.58%) IT Trainer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Legal Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Legal IT Trainer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Trainer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Trainer
7 1 (3.23%) Audio Visual Support
7 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Junior IT Trainer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) BYOD
2 3 (9.68%) e-Learning
2 3 (9.68%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (6.45%) AOP
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) A+ Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCP
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CBAP
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CIPD
3 1 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) GIAC
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix
2 6 (19.35%) iManage
3 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Aderant
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.23%) CA
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) FactSet
5 1 (3.23%) Intapp
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Mitel
5 1 (3.23%) Reuters
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec