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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 163 155
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.034% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £35,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 532 804 834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.11% 27.40% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 328 525 530
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

MOS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MOS in Scotland