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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 248 242 249
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.029% 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £42,300 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1550 1318 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.15% 18.87% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1143 1373
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 1
Manchester -4 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) NAS
5 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) MCSE
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
1 5 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) H.323
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) PSTN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCA
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCEA
2 2 (20.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) Isilon
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago