The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 779 684 738
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +54
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 91 157 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78 110 118
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £42,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%
Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22753 20760 22655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.13% 20.38% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18979 17704 19573
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Office Communications Server
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -67 33 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Yorkshire -33 16 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands +17 9 £55,000 -13.72% 2
South East -55 9 £43,000 -25.21% 6
East of England -19 7 £57,500 +4.54%
North West +5 6 £25,000 -44.44% 1
South West -21 1 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Office Communications Server
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Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 167 (78.77%) MS Exchange
3 163 (76.89%) Lync
4 145 (68.40%) Windows
5 133 (62.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 119 (56.13%) Active Directory
7 97 (45.75%) Unified Communications
8 96 (45.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 94 (44.34%) VMware
10 91 (42.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (38.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 77 (36.32%) MCSE
12 77 (36.32%) SAN
13 76 (35.85%) Office 365
14 75 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 69 (32.55%) Exchange Server 2003
16 66 (31.13%) Blackberry
17 64 (30.19%) NAS
18 63 (29.72%) MS Excel
19 52 (24.53%) Migration
20 51 (24.06%) MS Office
20 51 (24.06%) SharePoint
20 51 (24.06%) MCITP
20 51 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2013
21 48 (22.64%) MCTS
22 46 (21.70%) Technical Architecture
22 46 (21.70%) Degree
23 45 (21.23%) SQL Server
23 45 (21.23%) Hyper-V
24 44 (20.75%) DNS

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 167 (78.77%) MS Exchange
2 163 (76.89%) Lync
3 133 (62.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (38.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (32.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 51 (24.06%) SharePoint
6 51 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (8.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (7.08%) IIS
9 13 (6.13%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (2.36%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.89%) JOnAS
14 3 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (1.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 63 (29.72%) MS Excel
2 51 (24.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Summit
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 76 (35.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (45.75%) Unified Communications
2 77 (36.32%) SAN
3 64 (30.19%) NAS
4 44 (20.75%) DNS
5 37 (17.45%) Firewall
6 34 (16.04%) SMTP
7 31 (14.62%) TCP/IP
7 31 (14.62%) PBX
8 30 (14.15%) DHCP
9 29 (13.68%) VPN
10 28 (13.21%) H.323
11 25 (11.79%) MPLS
12 20 (9.43%) PSTN
13 19 (8.96%) Internet
14 16 (7.55%) VoIP
15 11 (5.19%) S/MIME
16 8 (3.77%) VLAN
17 6 (2.83%) Network Security
17 6 (2.83%) LDAP
18 5 (2.36%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 37 (17.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.94%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.96%) Finance
3 9 (4.25%) Banking
4 7 (3.30%) Retail
5 6 (2.83%) Law
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.94%) Electronics
7 2 (0.94%) Military
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (24.53%) Consultant
2 32 (15.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 24 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 23 (10.85%) Architect
5 21 (9.91%) Communications Engineer
6 19 (8.96%) Messaging Engineer
7 17 (8.02%) Exchange Consultant
8 14 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.13%) Analyst
10 12 (5.66%) Technical Designer
10 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Designer
10 12 (5.66%) Designer
11 9 (4.25%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) IT Support
12 8 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.77%) Server Specialist
12 8 (3.77%) Exchange Engineer
13 7 (3.30%) Exchange Specialist
13 7 (3.30%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.30%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.89%) COM
2 3 (1.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.42%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.94%) OLE
4 1 (0.47%) WCF
4 1 (0.47%) CAML
4 1 (0.47%) OAuth
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (31.13%) Blackberry
2 34 (16.04%) Clustering
3 13 (6.13%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (5.19%) CMDB
5 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.42%) BBC
7 2 (0.94%) DTV
7 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.94%) iPhone
7 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 145 (68.40%) Windows
2 75 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (12.26%) UNIX
6 20 (9.43%) Linux
7 8 (3.77%) AIX
7 8 (3.77%) Solaris
7 8 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.36%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.53%) Migration
2 46 (21.70%) Technical Architecture
3 38 (17.92%) Change Control
4 37 (17.45%) Change Management
5 35 (16.51%) Project Management
6 33 (15.57%) Load Balancing
7 31 (14.62%) ITIL
8 28 (13.21%) Technical Analysis
9 26 (12.26%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.13%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.77%) High Availability
12 8 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.83%) Service Management
13 6 (2.83%) Mobile Device Management
14 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2
15 4 (1.89%) TOGAF
15 4 (1.89%) Resource Management
15 4 (1.89%) Software Testing
16 3 (1.42%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.15%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.83%) VBScript
2 6 (2.83%) VB
3 3 (1.42%) C
4 2 (0.94%) Java
4 2 (0.94%) SQL
4 2 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (45.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (36.32%) MCSE
3 51 (24.06%) MCITP
4 48 (22.64%) MCTS
5 46 (21.70%) Degree
6 37 (17.45%) MCSA
7 14 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (6.13%) Security Cleared
9 12 (5.66%) SC Cleared
9 12 (5.66%) CCVP
9 12 (5.66%) CCNP
9 12 (5.66%) CCNA
10 11 (5.19%) MCP
11 9 (4.25%) MCSD
11 9 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.25%) CCA
11 9 (4.25%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (3.77%) CCEA
13 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.32%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (56.13%) Active Directory
2 91 (42.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (21.23%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.85%) XenApp
4 23 (10.85%) XenServer
5 17 (8.02%) vSphere
6 14 (6.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.83%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.47%) KVM
10 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (9.91%) SCCM
2 13 (6.13%) MAILsweeper
3 11 (5.19%) SCOM
3 11 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.36%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.89%) WSUS
7 2 (0.94%) Opsview
7 2 (0.94%) Nagios
7 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 212 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 94 (44.34%) VMware
3 35 (16.51%) Citrix
4 26 (12.26%) Mitel
5 25 (11.79%) Polycom
6 24 (11.32%) Cisco
7 23 (10.85%) NetApp
8 22 (10.38%) CommVault
9 20 (9.43%) AppSense
10 19 (8.96%) Symantec
10 19 (8.96%) Siemens
11 12 (5.66%) HP
12 10 (4.72%) EMC
13 9 (4.25%) Clearswift
13 9 (4.25%) TOWER Software
14 8 (3.77%) MobileIron
15 7 (3.30%) Avaya
16 6 (2.83%) McAfee
17 5 (2.36%) Computacenter
17 5 (2.36%) Lotus
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