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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 747 781 676
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -105
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 116 76 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.078% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.37% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 96 64 161
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.99% -4.50%
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
20993 20522 20963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.04% 20.94% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17785 16855 18001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
London +34 52 £55,000 - 6
South East +3 30 £42,500 -15.00%
North East - 14 £32,500 -
South West -7 10 £37,500 -26.82% 2
North West -9 4 £61,250 +58.06% 5
Yorkshire -9 2 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -17 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Office Communications Server
UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 162 (77.14%) Lync
3 157 (74.76%) Active Directory
3 157 (74.76%) Windows
4 147 (70.00%) MS Exchange
5 103 (49.05%) SharePoint
6 95 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (41.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 85 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 84 (40.00%) Citrix
9 84 (40.00%) VMware
10 83 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 82 (39.05%) MS Office
12 75 (35.71%) SQL Server
12 75 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (34.29%) MCSE
14 71 (33.81%) SAN
15 70 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 63 (30.00%) SLA
17 62 (29.52%) SCCM
18 61 (29.05%) Office 365
19 60 (28.57%) SCOM
20 56 (26.67%) Migration
20 56 (26.67%) Clustering
21 54 (25.71%) MS Excel
21 54 (25.71%) PowerShell
22 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
22 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
23 48 (22.86%) Hyper-V
24 46 (21.90%) IIS

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 162 (77.14%) Lync
2 147 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 103 (49.05%) SharePoint
4 87 (41.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 85 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (21.90%) IIS
7 41 (19.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (13.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (10.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (9.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (7.14%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.95%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 2 (0.95%) GroupWise
Applications
1 82 (39.05%) MS Office
2 54 (25.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (29.05%) Office 365
2 27 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.95%) IaaS
4 2 (0.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (33.81%) SAN
2 42 (20.00%) Internet
3 39 (18.57%) Firewall
4 36 (17.14%) NAS
5 28 (13.33%) DNS
6 23 (10.95%) Unified Communications
7 18 (8.57%) VLAN
8 17 (8.10%) VPN
9 16 (7.62%) VoIP
10 13 (6.19%) POP3
10 13 (6.19%) IMAP
11 12 (5.71%) H.323
12 9 (4.29%) TCP/IP
13 7 (3.33%) SSL
14 3 (1.43%) DHCP
14 3 (1.43%) LDAP
15 2 (0.95%) PBX
15 2 (0.95%) SMTP
15 2 (0.95%) S/MIME
15 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (8.10%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.67%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) Law
3 9 (4.29%) Back Office
4 6 (2.86%) Legal
5 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.38%) Electronics
5 5 (2.38%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (22.86%) Consultant
2 42 (20.00%) Analyst
3 36 (17.14%) Architect
4 24 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 23 (10.95%) Microsoft Consultant
6 21 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 20 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
8 18 (8.57%) Technical Architect
8 18 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
9 17 (8.10%) Wintel Engineer
9 17 (8.10%) Wintel Analyst
10 16 (7.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
12 12 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
13 11 (5.24%) Senior Implementation Consultant
13 11 (5.24%) Implementation Consultant
13 11 (5.24%) Senior Consultant
13 11 (5.24%) Technical Design Authority
14 10 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.43%) XMPP
3 1 (0.48%) COM
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.67%) Clustering
2 36 (17.14%) Blackberry
3 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (5.24%) Replication
6 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.38%) DTV
8 4 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 157 (74.76%) Windows
2 83 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (15.24%) UNIX
6 18 (8.57%) AIX
6 18 (8.57%) Solaris
7 14 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.67%) Migration
2 33 (15.71%) Problem Management
3 32 (15.24%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (15.24%) Change Control
4 28 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (12.38%) ITIL
6 24 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 22 (10.48%) Mobile Device Management
8 19 (9.05%) Software Deployment
8 19 (9.05%) Change Management
9 17 (8.10%) Service Delivery
10 16 (7.62%) Load Balancing
11 14 (6.67%) Project Management
12 10 (4.76%) Service Management
13 9 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.29%) Document Management
14 8 (3.81%) CRM
15 6 (2.86%) TOGAF
15 6 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 35 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (1.90%) VBScript
4 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (34.29%) MCSE
3 35 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (16.19%) CCA
4 34 (16.19%) Citrix Certification
5 33 (15.71%) SC Cleared
5 33 (15.71%) Security Cleared
6 31 (14.76%) Degree
7 25 (11.90%) MCSA
8 23 (10.95%) MCITP
8 23 (10.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (10.48%) MCP
10 21 (10.00%) MCTS
11 18 (8.57%) MCSD
11 18 (8.57%) CCEA
12 16 (7.62%) CCEE
12 16 (7.62%) CCIA
13 11 (5.24%) CCNP
13 11 (5.24%) CCNA
14 9 (4.29%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (30.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 157 (74.76%) Active Directory
2 75 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 39 (18.57%) vSphere
5 22 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (10.48%) XenDesktop
6 14 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 14 (6.67%) XenApp
6 14 (6.67%) XenServer
7 6 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.90%) UAG
9 3 (1.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 62 (29.52%) SCCM
2 60 (28.57%) SCOM
3 22 (10.48%) Nagios
3 22 (10.48%) Opsview
4 12 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.43%) MOM
6 3 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 210 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 84 (40.00%) Citrix
2 84 (40.00%) VMware
3 44 (20.95%) Cisco
4 36 (17.14%) CommVault
5 28 (13.33%) NetApp
6 25 (11.90%) HP
7 22 (10.48%) Dell
7 22 (10.48%) Huawei
7 22 (10.48%) Veeam
8 15 (7.14%) Lotus
9 14 (6.67%) AppSense
10 13 (6.19%) EMC
11 11 (5.24%) Polycom
12 8 (3.81%) Tandberg
12 8 (3.81%) Hitachi
13 6 (2.86%) Symantec
14 5 (2.38%) Remedy
14 5 (2.38%) SAP
14 5 (2.38%) LANDesk
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