The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 814 735 739
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +4
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 66 111 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 81 124
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Office Communications Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21842 20291 22794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.75% 20.32% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17982 17376 19602
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in England

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in England

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in England

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 24 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Yorkshire -24 15 £50,000 +42.85%
South East -31 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West -12 5 £62,500 +247.22%
West Midlands -4 4 £55,000 -
South West -26 1 £37,500 -31.81% 3
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Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 154 (76.24%) MS Exchange
3 145 (71.78%) Windows
4 137 (67.82%) Lync
5 120 (59.41%) Active Directory
6 117 (57.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 100 (49.50%) VMware
8 97 (48.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (43.56%) SAN
10 86 (42.57%) Unified Communications
11 84 (41.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 82 (40.59%) NAS
13 80 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 79 (39.11%) Exchange Server 2007
15 76 (37.62%) Office 365
16 65 (32.18%) MS Office
17 63 (31.19%) MCSE
18 60 (29.70%) Technical Architecture
19 59 (29.21%) Migration
19 59 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2003
20 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
21 56 (27.72%) SQL Server
21 56 (27.72%) MS Excel
22 52 (25.74%) SharePoint
22 52 (25.74%) Exchange Server 2013
23 51 (25.25%) Clustering
24 50 (24.75%) SQL Server 2008
25 49 (24.26%) SQL Server 2005
26 48 (23.76%) Citrix
26 48 (23.76%) Change Control

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 154 (76.24%) MS Exchange
2 137 (67.82%) Lync
3 117 (57.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 79 (39.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 59 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 52 (25.74%) SharePoint
6 52 (25.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (12.38%) IIS
8 10 (4.95%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.47%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (32.18%) MS Office
2 56 (27.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 76 (37.62%) Office 365
2 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.49%) IaaS
4 2 (0.99%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (43.56%) SAN
2 86 (42.57%) Unified Communications
3 82 (40.59%) NAS
4 44 (21.78%) DNS
5 42 (20.79%) Firewall
6 30 (14.85%) PBX
7 29 (14.36%) SMTP
8 26 (12.87%) VPN
8 26 (12.87%) H.323
9 23 (11.39%) Internet
10 21 (10.40%) MPLS
10 21 (10.40%) DHCP
11 20 (9.90%) TCP/IP
12 18 (8.91%) VoIP
13 16 (7.92%) VLAN
14 15 (7.43%) PSTN
15 13 (6.44%) S/MIME
16 7 (3.47%) SSL
17 6 (2.97%) LDAP
18 4 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 50 (24.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (24.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
General
1 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
1 19 (9.41%) Finance
2 7 (3.47%) Legal
3 6 (2.97%) Banking
3 6 (2.97%) Retail
3 6 (2.97%) Law
4 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) Electronics
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Military
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (25.25%) Consultant
2 31 (15.35%) Microsoft Consultant
3 29 (14.36%) Architect
4 26 (12.87%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.41%) Technical Designer
5 19 (9.41%) Infrastructure Designer
5 19 (9.41%) Designer
6 18 (8.91%) Exchange Consultant
7 17 (8.42%) Communications Engineer
8 14 (6.93%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (6.44%) Messaging Engineer
10 10 (4.95%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.46%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.96%) Analyst
12 8 (3.96%) Exchange Engineer
12 8 (3.96%) Server Specialist
13 7 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (2.97%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.48%) COM
2 2 (0.99%) OLE
3 1 (0.50%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.25%) Clustering
2 44 (21.78%) Blackberry
3 16 (7.92%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.47%) CMDB
5 3 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.49%) DTV
5 3 (1.49%) BBC
6 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 145 (71.78%) Windows
2 80 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (20.79%) UNIX
5 30 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (14.85%) Linux
6 13 (6.44%) AIX
6 13 (6.44%) Solaris
7 6 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.98%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.50%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.70%) Technical Architecture
2 59 (29.21%) Migration
3 48 (23.76%) Change Control
4 36 (17.82%) Change Management
5 33 (16.34%) Project Management
5 33 (16.34%) Load Balancing
6 29 (14.36%) ITIL
7 26 (12.87%) Technical Analysis
8 19 (9.41%) Problem Management
9 18 (8.91%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.94%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (3.96%) High Availability
12 8 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.47%) CRM
14 6 (2.97%) Service Management
14 6 (2.97%) Network Load Balancing
15 4 (1.98%) TOGAF
15 4 (1.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.97%) VBScript
2 6 (2.97%) VB
3 2 (0.99%) SQL
3 2 (0.99%) R
4 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 84 (41.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (31.19%) MCSE
3 41 (20.30%) Degree
4 40 (19.80%) MCITP
5 39 (19.31%) MCTS
6 34 (16.83%) MCSA
7 14 (6.93%) CCA
7 14 (6.93%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (6.44%) MCSD
8 13 (6.44%) CCEA
9 11 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (4.95%) CCVP
10 10 (4.95%) CCNP
10 10 (4.95%) CCNA
10 10 (4.95%) Security Cleared
11 9 (4.46%) SC Cleared
11 9 (4.46%) MCP
12 6 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.85%) SLA
2 5 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (59.41%) Active Directory
2 97 (48.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (21.78%) Hyper-V
4 32 (15.84%) XenApp
4 32 (15.84%) XenServer
5 20 (9.90%) vSphere
6 18 (8.91%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) KVM
10 1 (0.50%) NFS
10 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (10.89%) SCCM
2 11 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.46%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (2.97%) SCOM
5 3 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.99%) WSUS
7 1 (0.50%) MOM
7 1 (0.50%) Nagios
7 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 202 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 100 (49.50%) VMware
3 48 (23.76%) Citrix
4 32 (15.84%) CommVault
5 31 (15.35%) NetApp
5 31 (15.35%) AppSense
6 26 (12.87%) Cisco
7 25 (12.38%) Polycom
8 21 (10.40%) Mitel
9 18 (8.91%) Symantec
10 11 (5.45%) Siemens
11 10 (4.95%) HP
11 10 (4.95%) Avaya
11 10 (4.95%) MobileIron
12 9 (4.46%) Clearswift
12 9 (4.46%) TOWER Software
13 8 (3.96%) EMC
14 7 (3.47%) Lotus
15 4 (1.98%) SAP
15 4 (1.98%) Tandberg
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