Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
England > London
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 542 643 721
Rank change year-on-year +101 +78 +80
Permanent jobs citing MOS 19 24 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.053% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 48
10th Percentile £37,650 " £28,550
25th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £37,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% -19.05% +40.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £43,750 £68,750
90th Percentile " £49,625 £71,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £35,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +26.76% -25.26% +40.74%

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 5,763 8,816 13,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.49% 19.42% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,378 6,772 9,801
10th Percentile £38,000 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £49,853 £42,740 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MOS in London

MOS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MOS in London.

Salary trend for MOS in London

MOS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MOS in London over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 2021. 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 +54 3 £38,750 +14.81%
East London - 3 £55,000 -
MOS
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 15 (78.95%) ITIL
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (63.16%) Legal
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (36.84%) Project Management
6 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
7 6 (31.58%) iManage
7 6 (31.58%) Coaching
7 6 (31.58%) Camtasia
7 6 (31.58%) Aderant
7 6 (31.58%) SCCM
7 6 (31.58%) Contact Management
7 6 (31.58%) Law
7 6 (31.58%) OpenText
7 6 (31.58%) e-Learning
7 6 (31.58%) Document Management
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) A+ Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Apple
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) Marketing

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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (31.58%) Camtasia
4 4 (21.05%) Figma
4 4 (21.05%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (21.05%) Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) ESLint
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) gulp
General
1 12 (63.16%) Legal
2 6 (31.58%) Law
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
1 6 (31.58%) IT Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Training Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) Express
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) JSON
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
1 4 (21.05%) REST
1 4 (21.05%) RESTful
1 4 (21.05%) Sass
1 4 (21.05%) Vue.js
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) e-Learning
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
2 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Coaching
3 6 (31.58%) Contact Management
3 6 (31.58%) Document Management
4 4 (21.05%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 4 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (21.05%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 2 (10.53%) SEO
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CIW
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Aderant
2 6 (31.58%) Apple
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
2 6 (31.58%) iManage
2 6 (31.58%) OpenText
3 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco