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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 793 785 677
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -108
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 80 117 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.50% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 60 97 163
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 £34,600 £39,500 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £62,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%
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
21487 23367 21696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.87% 20.98% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17938 19471 18466
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 £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 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 4 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 +17 26 £39,250 -17.36% 3
South West - 19 £40,000 -
London +26 18 £35,000 -36.36% 4
North West +13 9 £62,500 +92.30%
East Midlands -10 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -13 3 £30,500 -39.00%
Office Communications Server
UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 163 (78.74%) Lync
3 153 (73.91%) Windows
4 150 (72.46%) Active Directory
5 137 (66.18%) MS Exchange
6 109 (52.66%) SharePoint
7 93 (44.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 88 (42.51%) Citrix
9 79 (38.16%) SQL Server
9 79 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (37.68%) MCSE
11 77 (37.20%) VMware
12 76 (36.71%) Exchange Server 2007
13 74 (35.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 72 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 71 (34.30%) SCOM
16 70 (33.82%) SCCM
17 67 (32.37%) MS Office
18 62 (29.95%) SLA
19 58 (28.02%) SAN
19 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
20 55 (26.57%) Cisco
21 53 (25.60%) Clustering
22 49 (23.67%) Migration
23 48 (23.19%) MS Excel
23 48 (23.19%) PowerShell
24 47 (22.71%) ITIL
25 45 (21.74%) IIS
25 45 (21.74%) Office 365
26 44 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 163 (78.74%) Lync
2 137 (66.18%) MS Exchange
3 109 (52.66%) SharePoint
4 76 (36.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 74 (35.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (21.74%) IIS
7 34 (16.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 29 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (4.83%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 6 (2.90%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.97%) GroupWise
Applications
1 67 (32.37%) MS Office
2 48 (23.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.74%) Office 365
2 18 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.73%) IaaS
4 14 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.45%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.02%) SAN
2 40 (19.32%) Internet
3 37 (17.87%) Firewall
4 27 (13.04%) DNS
4 27 (13.04%) VLAN
5 21 (10.14%) Unified Communications
5 21 (10.14%) NAS
6 14 (6.76%) VoIP
7 13 (6.28%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.31%) H.323
9 10 (4.83%) VPN
9 10 (4.83%) DHCP
10 9 (4.35%) IMAP
11 8 (3.86%) WebEx
12 6 (2.90%) WAN
12 6 (2.90%) POP3
13 5 (2.42%) SSL
13 5 (2.42%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.42%) Cisco IPT
14 3 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (38.16%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 41 (19.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (7.73%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.80%) Law
4 9 (4.35%) Back Office
5 8 (3.86%) Marketing
6 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.42%) Electronics
7 4 (1.93%) Advertising
8 3 (1.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.97%) Publishing
10 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (23.19%) Analyst
2 38 (18.36%) Architect
3 32 (15.46%) Consultant
4 23 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.63%) Operations Engineer
6 21 (10.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 21 (10.14%) Wintel Analyst
6 21 (10.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 21 (10.14%) Operations Analyst
7 20 (9.66%) Technical Architect
8 17 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Consultant
9 15 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (6.76%) Principal Consultant
11 11 (5.31%) Technical Design Authority
12 10 (4.83%) Office 365 Architect
13 9 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 7 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (3.38%) Exchange Engineer
14 7 (3.38%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.56%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.45%) MAPI
2 3 (1.45%) XMPP
3 1 (0.48%) COM
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.60%) Clustering
2 32 (15.46%) Blackberry
3 23 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.31%) Replication
6 8 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.42%) DTV
8 3 (1.45%) iPhone
8 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 153 (73.91%) Windows
2 79 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (13.04%) UNIX
6 22 (10.63%) AIX
6 22 (10.63%) Solaris
7 7 (3.38%) Linux
8 5 (2.42%) Android
9 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.67%) Migration
2 47 (22.71%) ITIL
3 39 (18.84%) Problem Management
4 29 (14.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (12.08%) Load Balancing
5 25 (12.08%) Change Management
6 24 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 23 (11.11%) Software Deployment
8 20 (9.66%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (9.66%) Change Control
9 17 (8.21%) Mobile Device Management
10 16 (7.73%) Project Management
11 14 (6.76%) TOGAF
11 14 (6.76%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.76%) ITIL V3
12 12 (5.80%) CRM
12 12 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (4.83%) Service Management
14 10 (4.83%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.19%) PowerShell
2 44 (21.26%) SQL
3 4 (1.93%) VBScript
4 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (44.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (37.68%) MCSE
3 34 (16.43%) Security Cleared
4 33 (15.94%) SC Cleared
5 32 (15.46%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (15.46%) CCA
5 32 (15.46%) Citrix Certification
6 29 (14.01%) Degree
7 25 (12.08%) MCITP
8 23 (11.11%) MCP
9 20 (9.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (9.66%) MCSA
10 19 (9.18%) MCSD
10 19 (9.18%) CCEA
11 16 (7.73%) MCTS
12 13 (6.28%) CCEE
12 13 (6.28%) CCIA
13 8 (3.86%) CCNP
14 7 (3.38%) CCNA
15 6 (2.90%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (29.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 150 (72.46%) Active Directory
2 72 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (21.26%) Hyper-V
4 41 (19.81%) vSphere
5 25 (12.08%) XenDesktop
6 23 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (6.76%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.90%) XenApp
8 6 (2.90%) XenServer
9 5 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.93%) UAG
11 3 (1.45%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 71 (34.30%) SCOM
2 70 (33.82%) SCCM
3 23 (11.11%) Opsview
3 23 (11.11%) Nagios
4 8 (3.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.45%) MOM
6 3 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.97%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.48%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 88 (42.51%) Citrix
3 77 (37.20%) VMware
4 55 (26.57%) Cisco
5 32 (15.46%) HP
6 28 (13.53%) CommVault
7 24 (11.59%) Dell
8 23 (11.11%) Veeam
8 23 (11.11%) Huawei
9 21 (10.14%) NetApp
10 20 (9.66%) EMC
11 11 (5.31%) Remedy
11 11 (5.31%) LANDesk
12 10 (4.83%) Oracle
13 7 (3.38%) Polycom
14 6 (2.90%) Lotus
15 5 (2.42%) Adobe
15 5 (2.42%) Hitachi
15 5 (2.42%) Avaya
15 5 (2.42%) SAP
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