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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 760 772 657
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -115
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 106 92 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.43% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 93 88 184
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
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
22450 21608 22538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.37% 21.13% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19145 17923 19774
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Office Communications Server
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +27 55 £38,500 -30.00% 5
South East +13 19 £45,000 -18.18% 3
South West 0 12 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Yorkshire -26 9 £50,000 +42.85%
North East -7 4 - - 1
North West -11 3 £35,000 -10.82%
East Midlands +28 2 £49,250 -1.50%
Office Communications Server
UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 133 (77.78%) Windows
3 125 (73.10%) Active Directory
4 124 (72.51%) MS Exchange
5 114 (66.67%) Lync
6 89 (52.05%) VMware
7 80 (46.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 79 (46.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 78 (45.61%) SharePoint
9 78 (45.61%) MS Office
10 77 (45.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 75 (43.86%) SAN
12 74 (43.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 74 (43.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 70 (40.94%) SQL Server
14 69 (40.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 67 (39.18%) Citrix
16 63 (36.84%) Office 365
17 60 (35.09%) Clustering
18 58 (33.92%) NAS
19 55 (32.16%) SQL Server 2008
20 54 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
21 53 (30.99%) SLA
22 51 (29.82%) MCSE
23 47 (27.49%) SCCM
24 46 (26.90%) Change Control
25 43 (25.15%) Migration
26 41 (23.98%) Technical Architecture
26 41 (23.98%) MS Excel
27 40 (23.39%) Hyper-V

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 124 (72.51%) MS Exchange
2 114 (66.67%) Lync
3 79 (46.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 78 (45.61%) SharePoint
5 77 (45.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (23.39%) IIS
7 35 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (19.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (8.19%) IBM Notes
11 12 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (4.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (45.61%) MS Office
2 41 (23.98%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (36.84%) Office 365
2 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.36%) IaaS
4 2 (1.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (43.86%) SAN
2 58 (33.92%) NAS
3 38 (22.22%) Internet
4 37 (21.64%) Firewall
5 25 (14.62%) DNS
6 24 (14.04%) Unified Communications
7 17 (9.94%) VPN
7 17 (9.94%) VoIP
8 14 (8.19%) VLAN
8 14 (8.19%) H.323
9 10 (5.85%) IMAP
9 10 (5.85%) POP3
9 10 (5.85%) SSL
10 9 (5.26%) PBX
11 5 (2.92%) S/MIME
11 5 (2.92%) MPLS
12 4 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (2.34%) VPLS
12 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
12 4 (2.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (40.94%) SQL Server
2 55 (32.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.68%) Finance
3 7 (4.09%) Law
4 6 (3.51%) Legal
5 5 (2.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.17%) Electronics
6 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.17%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (22.81%) Consultant
2 27 (15.79%) Analyst
3 26 (15.20%) Support Engineer
4 25 (14.62%) Architect
5 22 (12.87%) Microsoft Consultant
6 19 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.60%) Technical Architect
9 12 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (7.02%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (7.02%) Technical Designer
9 12 (7.02%) Infrastructure Designer
9 12 (7.02%) Designer
10 11 (6.43%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.85%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.85%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (5.85%) Senior Implementation Consultant
11 10 (5.85%) Implementation Consultant
11 10 (5.85%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.43%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.58%) COM
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (35.09%) Clustering
2 22 (12.87%) Blackberry
3 20 (11.70%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.34%) Replication
6 4 (2.34%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.17%) DTV
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 133 (77.78%) Windows
2 74 (43.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (40.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (21.05%) UNIX
5 30 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (13.45%) Linux
7 13 (7.60%) AIX
7 13 (7.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.90%) Change Control
2 43 (25.15%) Migration
3 41 (23.98%) Technical Architecture
4 29 (16.96%) Problem Management
5 24 (14.04%) Change Management
6 18 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (9.94%) ITIL
8 16 (9.36%) Load Balancing
9 15 (8.77%) Mobile Device Management
10 14 (8.19%) Project Management
11 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.85%) Software Deployment
13 9 (5.26%) Project Planning
14 8 (4.68%) Technical Analysis
15 7 (4.09%) Service Management
16 6 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
17 5 (2.92%) CRM
17 5 (2.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.81%) PowerShell
2 23 (13.45%) SQL
3 3 (1.75%) VBScript
4 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (43.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (29.82%) MCSE
3 26 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (15.20%) Security Cleared
4 25 (14.62%) SC Cleared
4 25 (14.62%) CCA
4 25 (14.62%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (13.45%) MCITP
6 22 (12.87%) Degree
6 22 (12.87%) MCSA
7 21 (12.28%) MCTS
8 18 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (8.19%) CCNA
10 13 (7.60%) MCSD
10 13 (7.60%) CCEA
11 12 (7.02%) MCP
11 12 (7.02%) CCNP
11 12 (7.02%) CCVP
11 12 (7.02%) CCEE
11 12 (7.02%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (30.99%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 125 (73.10%) Active Directory
2 80 (46.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (23.39%) Hyper-V
4 34 (19.88%) vSphere
5 23 (13.45%) XenApp
5 23 (13.45%) XenServer
6 21 (12.28%) VMware ESX
7 12 (7.02%) XenDesktop
7 12 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.17%) UAG
9 2 (1.17%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (27.49%) SCCM
2 33 (19.30%) SCOM
3 14 (8.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (7.02%) Nagios
4 12 (7.02%) Opsview
5 7 (4.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.34%) MOM
7 2 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.17%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.58%) WSUS
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 171 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 89 (52.05%) VMware
3 67 (39.18%) Citrix
4 36 (21.05%) Cisco
5 35 (20.47%) CommVault
6 27 (15.79%) NetApp
7 23 (13.45%) AppSense
8 17 (9.94%) HP
9 16 (9.36%) Polycom
10 14 (8.19%) Lotus
11 12 (7.02%) Dell
11 12 (7.02%) Veeam
11 12 (7.02%) Huawei
12 10 (5.85%) Tandberg
13 8 (4.68%) Symantec
14 6 (3.51%) Hitachi
15 5 (2.92%) EMC
15 5 (2.92%) Mitel
15 5 (2.92%) MobileIron
16 4 (2.34%) Sonus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + DOE, NEG, Corporate
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: High base salary + bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago