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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 192 180 182
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.026% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.14% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £35,000 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +47.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
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
942 710 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.39% 18.79% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 820 612 792
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
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 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 27 November 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Communications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware