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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 830 801 745
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -56
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 47 85 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 80 75
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -
Office Communications Server
UK

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
20487 22291 20200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.11% 20.94% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17260 18344 17305
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +18 19 £38,000 -15.55% 2
North West -2 9 £33,000 -47.20% 3
London -27 9 £60,000 +14.28%
South West -9 7 £40,000 -13.51% 1
North East - 1 £21,000 -
Office Communications Server
UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 94 (77.05%) Lync
3 85 (69.67%) Windows
4 82 (67.21%) MS Exchange
5 80 (65.57%) Active Directory
6 61 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 52 (42.62%) ITIL
8 49 (40.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 48 (39.34%) SQL Server
10 44 (36.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 44 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (35.25%) VMware
12 42 (34.43%) Citrix
13 38 (31.15%) Office 365
13 38 (31.15%) SCCM
14 37 (30.33%) MS Excel
15 36 (29.51%) MCSE
16 34 (27.87%) SCOM
17 32 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (26.23%) SQL
17 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (24.59%) SLA
18 30 (24.59%) Clustering
19 29 (23.77%) Cisco
19 29 (23.77%) DNS
19 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (22.95%) Change Management
21 26 (21.31%) Security Cleared
21 26 (21.31%) vSphere

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 94 (77.05%) Lync
2 82 (67.21%) MS Exchange
3 61 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 49 (40.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 44 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (20.49%) IIS
7 20 (16.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (13.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (4.92%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (30.33%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.49%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (31.15%) Office 365
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.82%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.77%) DNS
2 25 (20.49%) SAN
3 22 (18.03%) Internet
4 18 (14.75%) DHCP
4 18 (14.75%) NAS
5 16 (13.11%) Firewall
6 13 (10.66%) VLAN
7 12 (9.84%) Unified Communications
7 12 (9.84%) WebEx
8 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.56%) H.323
10 7 (5.74%) VoIP
11 6 (4.92%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (4.92%) Wireshark
12 5 (4.10%) IMAP
13 4 (3.28%) SSL
13 4 (3.28%) Telepresence
13 4 (3.28%) BIG-IP
13 4 (3.28%) WAN
13 4 (3.28%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Marketing
3 5 (4.10%) Advertising
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (27.87%) Analyst
2 20 (16.39%) Consultant
3 19 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (12.30%) Support Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Architect
6 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (5.74%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (5.74%) IT Support
9 6 (4.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.10%) Support Specialist
10 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.10%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Communications Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.28%) MAPI
3 2 (1.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Clustering
2 19 (15.57%) Blackberry
3 18 (14.75%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.28%) iPhone
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) DTV
8 1 (0.82%) PKI
8 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 85 (69.67%) Windows
2 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.38%) UNIX
6 7 (5.74%) AIX
6 7 (5.74%) Solaris
7 6 (4.92%) Android
8 5 (4.10%) Linux
8 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) ITIL
2 28 (22.95%) Change Management
3 21 (17.21%) Mentoring
4 20 (16.39%) Migration
4 20 (16.39%) Problem Management
5 14 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (11.48%) TOGAF
6 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (10.66%) Change Control
6 13 (10.66%) Server Monitoring
7 10 (8.20%) Load Balancing
8 9 (7.38%) ITIL V3
8 9 (7.38%) Project Management
9 7 (5.74%) CRM
9 7 (5.74%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.74%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.92%) IT Governance
10 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) SQL
2 21 (17.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (36.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (29.51%) MCSE
3 26 (21.31%) Security Cleared
4 22 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 19 (15.57%) MCITP
6 11 (9.02%) CCA
6 11 (9.02%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (8.20%) MCSA
7 10 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.38%) MCTS
9 7 (5.74%) Degree
10 6 (4.92%) CCEE
10 6 (4.92%) CCIA
11 5 (4.10%) MCP
11 5 (4.10%) MCSD
11 5 (4.10%) CCEA
12 4 (3.28%) CCNP
12 4 (3.28%) CCNA
12 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 80 (65.57%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (21.31%) vSphere
4 19 (15.57%) Hyper-V
5 13 (10.66%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.56%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.46%) UAG
10 2 (1.64%) XenServer
10 2 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (31.15%) SCCM
2 34 (27.87%) SCOM
3 5 (4.10%) Nagios
3 5 (4.10%) Opsview
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.46%) MOM
5 3 (2.46%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.64%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.82%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (35.25%) VMware
3 42 (34.43%) Citrix
4 29 (23.77%) Cisco
5 11 (9.02%) HP
6 8 (6.56%) Polycom
7 7 (5.74%) LANDesk
7 7 (5.74%) EMC
7 7 (5.74%) Remedy
8 6 (4.92%) Avaya
8 6 (4.92%) Dell
8 6 (4.92%) Adobe
8 6 (4.92%) Oracle
9 5 (4.10%) CommVault
9 5 (4.10%) Huawei
9 5 (4.10%) Veeam
10 4 (3.28%) F5
10 4 (3.28%) Tandberg
11 3 (2.46%) Symantec
11 3 (2.46%) Websense
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