The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MOS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MOS 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.05% 1.49% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 5.97% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £22,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.30% -2.98%  
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -34.24% +8.95%  

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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 113 134 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 29.58% 24.91% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 113 149
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing MOS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MOS in Northampton

MOS
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for MOS in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MOS.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

MOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft