The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MOS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 430 454
Permanent jobs citing MOS 0 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.39% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 6
Median salary - £26,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £28,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year -8.92% +3.70%  

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4158 6133 6605
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.75% 31.27% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3368 4962 5039
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

MOS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for MOS in the South East