The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 114 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 0.74% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +17.02%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
423 406 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.48% 20.13% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 382 360 328
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Office Communications Server
West Midlands

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in Birmingham

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) Lync
2 15 (88.24%) Unified Communications
3 14 (82.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (82.35%) Office 365
3 14 (82.35%) MCTS
3 14 (82.35%) Project Management
3 14 (82.35%) MCSE
3 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 13 (76.47%) MCSA
4 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) SAN
4 13 (76.47%) Migration
4 13 (76.47%) VMware
4 13 (76.47%) MCITP
4 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (76.47%) Technical Analysis
4 13 (76.47%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (76.47%) Degree
4 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
4 13 (76.47%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 15 (88.24%) Lync
2 14 (82.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
3 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Unified Communications
2 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 13 (76.47%) NAS
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Consultant
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Consultant
2 13 (76.47%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Project Management
2 13 (76.47%) Migration
2 13 (76.47%) Technical Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) MCTS
1 14 (82.35%) MCSE
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) MCSA
2 13 (76.47%) MCITP
2 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Isilon
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
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