The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 170 148 145
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 15 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 1.43% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 15
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Office Communications Server
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
889 631 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.45% 24.05% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 599 535 473
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,550 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Leeds region.

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in Leeds

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (97.50%) MS Exchange
2 39 (97.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
4 32 (80.00%) Windows
4 32 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (75.00%) MS Office
6 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (70.00%) Citrix
7 28 (70.00%) SAN
7 28 (70.00%) CommVault
7 28 (70.00%) NetApp
7 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
7 28 (70.00%) UNIX
7 28 (70.00%) Linux
7 28 (70.00%) Technical Architecture
7 28 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (70.00%) NAS
7 28 (70.00%) XenApp
7 28 (70.00%) XenServer
7 28 (70.00%) VMware
7 28 (70.00%) Clustering
7 28 (70.00%) AppSense
7 28 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (70.00%) Change Control
8 12 (30.00%) Lync
9 10 (25.00%) Unified Communications
10 9 (22.50%) VPN

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 39 (97.50%) MS Exchange
1 39 (97.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 30 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (30.00%) Lync
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) SAN
1 28 (70.00%) NAS
2 10 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 9 (22.50%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
5 5 (12.50%) PBX
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.50%) SMTP
7 3 (7.50%) MPLS
7 3 (7.50%) H.323
7 3 (7.50%) PSTN
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall
8 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 18 (45.00%) Technical Designer
1 18 (45.00%) Designer
2 12 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
1 32 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (70.00%) UNIX
3 28 (70.00%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Technical Architecture
1 28 (70.00%) Change Control
2 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCITP
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (70.00%) XenApp
2 28 (70.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (70.00%) Citrix
2 28 (70.00%) CommVault
2 28 (70.00%) NetApp
2 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 28 (70.00%) AppSense
3 3 (7.50%) Siemens
3 3 (7.50%) Mitel
3 3 (7.50%) Polycom
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe