The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 August 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 161 172
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.094% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.52% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.87%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
662 574 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.66% 18.03% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 527 535 472
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Lync
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) MobileIron
5 2 (33.33%) S/MIME
5 2 (33.33%) Intel
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (16.67%) Sophos
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Lync
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) S/MIME
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCVP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro