The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 121 132 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.093% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 0.48% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £55,000 £63,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% +27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Office Communications Server
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
433 414 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.74% 19.17% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 375 373 326
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Office Communications Server
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 1 September 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%) Project Management
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%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (82.35%) Technical Analysis
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (82.35%) SAN
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) MCSE
3 14 (82.35%) MCSA
3 14 (82.35%) Migration
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) MCTS
3 14 (82.35%) MCITP
3 14 (82.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
3 14 (82.35%) NAS
3 14 (82.35%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (82.35%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Isilon
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
2 14 (82.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Unified Communications
2 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 14 (82.35%) NAS
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Consultant
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Consultant
2 14 (82.35%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Architect
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Project Management
2 14 (82.35%) Migration
2 14 (82.35%) Technical Architecture
2 14 (82.35%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) MCSE
1 14 (82.35%) MCSA
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (82.35%) MCTS
1 14 (82.35%) MCITP
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Isilon
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
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