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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 127 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.58% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 3.00% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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
427 367 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.21% 19.40% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 327 335 301
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 June 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCEA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PerformancePoint
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCEA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware