The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 119 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.054% 0.57% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 3.81% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Average salary £45,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
368 289 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.95% 14.98% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 295 238 323
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Office Communications Server
North West

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in Cheshire

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -18 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Office Communications Server
North West

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Trend Micro
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (60.00%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) IronPort
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Trend Micro
2 4 (80.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) IronPort