The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 163 182 192
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.66% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.04%
Office Communications Server
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
694 757 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.46% 19.67% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 585 623 725
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in Manchester

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) CCA

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) POP3
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (25.00%) IMAP
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Communications Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCEA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell