The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 246 241 238
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.084% 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £31,000 £25,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -
Office Communications Server
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1342 1496 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.44% 21.02% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1228 1227
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in the North West

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +2 4 £33,000 +32.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 £21,000 -
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
3 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Migration
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (57.14%) VLAN
4 8 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) CCA
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (57.14%) CCEA
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) EMC
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) MCSD
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) AIX
4 8 (57.14%) Solaris
4 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) Lync
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.14%) POP3
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) IMAP
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Design Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
1 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) CCA
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (57.14%) CCEA
3 8 (57.14%) MCSD
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) EMC
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago