The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 209 209 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 12 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 1.27% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 7
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Office Communications Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1008 1104 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.43% 19.73% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 794 888 892
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Berkshire region.

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in Berkshire

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 6 £40,000 -28.88%
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Office Communications Server
South East

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Office Communications Server.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Lync
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) H.323
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Law
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) CCVP
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) SCOM

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) Lync
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) GroupWise
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
1 4 (28.57%) H.323
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) POP3
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) IMAP
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) CCVP
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (14.29%) CCA
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CCEA
5 2 (14.29%) MCSD
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) CCDP
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Polycom
4 1 (7.14%) Tandberg
4 1 (7.14%) Novell
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus