The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 315 315 312
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 3 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.027% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.83% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 14
Average salary £38,000 £57,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.91% +30.68%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Office Communications Server
London

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

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2288 2398 2363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.72% 20.02% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 2081 2165
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 the City of London

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in the City of London

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the City of London

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (85.71%) Lync
3 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) SMTP
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Change Management
8 4 (28.57%) Symantec
8 4 (28.57%) Clearswift
8 4 (28.57%) MAILsweeper
8 4 (28.57%) S/MIME
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) Office 365
8 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Banking
9 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) SharePoint

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 12 (85.71%) Lync
2 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SMTP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 4 (28.57%) S/MIME
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) Extranet
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) PBX
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) POP3
4 2 (14.29%) IMAP
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Implementation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) DTV
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) BBC
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec
2 4 (28.57%) Clearswift
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Siemens
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Polycom