The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 16 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 139 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 4 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.65% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 3.13% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £40,250 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £63,250 £62,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
467 447 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.40% 20.68% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 380 349 351
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Office Communications Server
Berkshire

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in Reading

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Lync
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 2 (28.57%) EDRMS
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
5 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project Server

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Lync
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project Server
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Military
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Application Development Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Application Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Applications Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
1 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCVP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
1 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
1 1 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus