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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 211 212 203
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 13 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.33% 1.02% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 6
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 £39,150 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,250 £62,250
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
980 1079 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.23% 20.12% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 782 875 855
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
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 5 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 5 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
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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 -2 7 £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 5 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Lync
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) SCOM
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) H.323
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 3 (20.00%) Law
8 3 (20.00%) Validation
8 3 (20.00%) CCVP
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 12 (80.00%) Lync
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
1 4 (26.67%) H.323
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) POP3
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) CCVP
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (13.33%) CCA
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCEA
5 2 (13.33%) MCSD
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
6 1 (6.67%) CCDP
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Polycom
4 1 (6.67%) Novell
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Tandberg