Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MOS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 336 354
Rank change year-on-year -41 +18 +22
Permanent jobs citing MOS 3 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.023% 0.20% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.89% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 3
North West median annual salary £27,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +36.36% -5.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £25,850
90th Percentile £29,200 £41,250 £51,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +26.98%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2783 2814 3298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.00% 22.54% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2128 2228 2516
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MOS in the North West

MOS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for MOS in the North West

MOS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOS within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Manchester -20 3 £27,000 -28.00%
MOS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for MOS.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) iManage
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet

MOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) iManage
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft