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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 236 244 250
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 6 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.082% 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
- +16.40%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1475 1405 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.94% 19.20% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1213 1372
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
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
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 0 5 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
4 5 (62.50%) SLA
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Change Control
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) NAS
4 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) H.323
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) PSTN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Isilon
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Siemens
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