The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 254 230 231
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 2 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.33% 0.070%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 1.81% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 2
Average salary £35,000 £80,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.25% +272.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1451 1323 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.20% 18.02% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1125 1281
Average salary £36,000 £36,600 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Office Communications Server
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 1 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Cheshire -11 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Lync
3 8 (72.73%) Unified Communications
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (54.55%) Change Control
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) SLA
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (45.45%) MS Office
6 5 (45.45%) MCSE
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (36.36%) Sophos
7 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (36.36%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) Trend Micro
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (27.27%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (27.27%) IronPort
8 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco
8 3 (27.27%) SMTP
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (81.82%) MS Exchange
1 9 (81.82%) Lync
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Unified Communications
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) 3G
4 1 (9.09%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Messaging Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) MCTS
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Sophos
2 4 (36.36%) Trend Micro
3 3 (27.27%) IronPort
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
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