The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 322 306 319
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 11 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.17% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.93% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 10
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £71,600 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
- +16.40%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2572 2149 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.92% 17.89% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2192 1921 2336
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Office Communications Server
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (82.76%) MS Exchange
2 24 (82.76%) Lync
3 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (55.17%) Windows
5 15 (51.72%) ITIL
6 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
6 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
7 13 (44.83%) Blackberry
7 13 (44.83%) SMTP
8 12 (41.38%) MAILsweeper
8 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (41.38%) Unified Communications
9 11 (37.93%) Symantec
10 10 (34.48%) Change Management
10 10 (34.48%) MS Office
10 10 (34.48%) Finance
11 9 (31.03%) Banking
11 9 (31.03%) MCSE
12 8 (27.59%) DNS
12 8 (27.59%) Clearswift
12 8 (27.59%) S/MIME
12 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
13 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
14 6 (20.69%) PBX
14 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (17.24%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (82.76%) MS Exchange
1 24 (82.76%) Lync
2 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.34%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (34.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) SMTP
2 12 (41.38%) Unified Communications
3 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 8 (27.59%) S/MIME
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) PBX
6 5 (17.24%) POP3
6 5 (17.24%) SSL
6 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 4 (13.79%) MPLS
7 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) DHCP
7 4 (13.79%) LDAP
8 3 (10.34%) SAN
9 2 (6.90%) DMZ
9 2 (6.90%) Internet
9 2 (6.90%) Extranet
9 2 (6.90%) LAN
9 2 (6.90%) PSTN
9 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) BBC
3 2 (6.90%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) C
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
4 4 (13.79%) MCTS
4 4 (13.79%) MCITP
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Symantec
3 8 (27.59%) Clearswift
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Lotus
5 4 (13.79%) Mitel
5 4 (13.79%) Polycom
5 4 (13.79%) Siemens
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.45%) IronPort