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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 775 762 664
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -98
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 79 127 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.55% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 60 103 161
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £40,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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
20964 23205 21450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.04% 21.16% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17570 19500 18351
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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
South East +2 23 £38,500 -18.94% 1
London +35 20 £45,000 -21.73% 3
South West - 20 £40,000 -
North West +2 8 £63,750 +96.15% 1
East Midlands +8 4 £42,500 -17.07%
Yorkshire -15 3 £30,500 -39.00% 1
West Midlands -17 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Office Communications Server
UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 155 (78.68%) Lync
3 143 (72.59%) Windows
4 140 (71.07%) Active Directory
5 130 (65.99%) MS Exchange
6 102 (51.78%) SharePoint
7 83 (42.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 82 (41.62%) Citrix
9 75 (38.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (37.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 72 (36.55%) SQL Server
12 71 (36.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 70 (35.53%) MCSE
14 69 (35.03%) VMware
15 67 (34.01%) SCOM
16 64 (32.49%) SCCM
17 63 (31.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 58 (29.44%) MS Office
19 56 (28.43%) SLA
20 54 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
21 53 (26.90%) SAN
22 51 (25.89%) Cisco
23 50 (25.38%) ITIL
24 48 (24.37%) Migration
25 47 (23.86%) MS Excel
26 46 (23.35%) Clustering
26 46 (23.35%) PowerShell
27 42 (21.32%) SQL
27 42 (21.32%) Office 365
28 41 (20.81%) IIS

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 155 (78.68%) Lync
2 130 (65.99%) MS Exchange
3 102 (51.78%) SharePoint
4 73 (37.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 71 (36.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (20.81%) IIS
7 30 (15.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (14.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (13.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 25 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (9.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (5.08%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 5 (2.54%) IBM Notes
14 3 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (1.02%) GroupWise
Applications
1 58 (29.44%) MS Office
2 47 (23.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.32%) Office 365
2 16 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.11%) IaaS
4 12 (6.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.52%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (26.90%) SAN
2 38 (19.29%) Firewall
3 35 (17.77%) Internet
4 27 (13.71%) DNS
5 26 (13.20%) VLAN
6 20 (10.15%) NAS
6 20 (10.15%) Unified Communications
7 13 (6.60%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.09%) VoIP
9 11 (5.58%) H.323
9 11 (5.58%) DHCP
10 10 (5.08%) WebEx
11 9 (4.57%) IMAP
11 9 (4.57%) VPN
12 6 (3.05%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (3.05%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.54%) SSL
13 5 (2.54%) WAN
13 5 (2.54%) POP3
14 4 (2.03%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (36.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (17.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (17.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.51%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (7.61%) Finance
2 13 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.57%) Marketing
3 9 (4.57%) Law
4 8 (4.06%) Back Office
5 5 (2.54%) Electronics
5 5 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.54%) Advertising
6 4 (2.03%) Publishing
7 3 (1.52%) Legal
8 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (22.84%) Analyst
2 35 (17.77%) Architect
3 29 (14.72%) Consultant
4 22 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (11.17%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 17 (8.63%) Technical Architect
6 17 (8.63%) Operations Analyst
6 17 (8.63%) Wintel Engineer
6 17 (8.63%) Wintel Analyst
6 17 (8.63%) Operations Engineer
7 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Consultant
7 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (5.58%) Principal Consultant
9 10 (5.08%) Technical Design Authority
10 9 (4.57%) Office 365 Architect
10 9 (4.57%) Messaging Engineer
11 8 (4.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (4.06%) Messaging Specialist
12 7 (3.55%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.18%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.03%) MAPI
3 3 (1.52%) XMPP
4 1 (0.51%) COM
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.35%) Clustering
2 34 (17.26%) Blackberry
3 23 (11.68%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.58%) Replication
6 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.54%) DTV
8 4 (2.03%) iPhone
9 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 143 (72.59%) Windows
2 75 (38.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (12.18%) UNIX
6 21 (10.66%) AIX
6 21 (10.66%) Solaris
7 6 (3.05%) Linux
7 6 (3.05%) Android
8 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.38%) ITIL
2 48 (24.37%) Migration
3 34 (17.26%) Problem Management
4 27 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (12.69%) Change Management
6 24 (12.18%) Load Balancing
7 22 (11.17%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.64%) Software Deployment
9 17 (8.63%) Change Control
10 16 (8.12%) TOGAF
10 16 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (7.61%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (7.11%) ITIL V3
13 13 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (6.60%) Project Management
13 13 (6.60%) CRM
14 12 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (5.58%) Service Delivery
16 10 (5.08%) Server Monitoring
17 9 (4.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.35%) PowerShell
2 42 (21.32%) SQL
3 4 (2.03%) VBScript
3 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (42.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (35.53%) MCSE
3 33 (16.75%) Security Cleared
4 31 (15.74%) SC Cleared
5 29 (14.72%) CCA
5 29 (14.72%) Citrix Certification
6 26 (13.20%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (11.68%) MCITP
8 22 (11.17%) Degree
9 20 (10.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (9.64%) MCP
11 18 (9.14%) MCSD
11 18 (9.14%) CCEA
12 17 (8.63%) MCSA
13 13 (6.60%) MCTS
14 11 (5.58%) CCEE
14 11 (5.58%) CCIA
15 7 (3.55%) CCNP
16 5 (2.54%) CCVP
16 5 (2.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (28.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 140 (71.07%) Active Directory
2 63 (31.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.29%) vSphere
4 36 (18.27%) Hyper-V
5 22 (11.17%) XenDesktop
6 19 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (6.60%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.05%) UAG
9 5 (2.54%) XenServer
9 5 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.03%) XenApp
10 4 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.52%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 67 (34.01%) SCOM
2 64 (32.49%) SCCM
3 19 (9.64%) Nagios
3 19 (9.64%) Opsview
4 7 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.03%) MOM
6 4 (2.03%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.51%) WSUS
8 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 197 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 82 (41.62%) Citrix
3 69 (35.03%) VMware
4 51 (25.89%) Cisco
5 28 (14.21%) HP
6 22 (11.17%) CommVault
7 21 (10.66%) EMC
8 20 (10.15%) Dell
8 20 (10.15%) NetApp
9 19 (9.64%) Veeam
9 19 (9.64%) Huawei
10 12 (6.09%) Remedy
10 12 (6.09%) LANDesk
11 10 (5.08%) Oracle
12 6 (3.05%) Adobe
12 6 (3.05%) Avaya
12 6 (3.05%) Polycom
13 5 (2.54%) Symantec
13 5 (2.54%) Lotus
13 5 (2.54%) SAP
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