The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 134 137 149
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.29% 0.044%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.80% 1.97% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -8.10%
Office Communications Server
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
321 355 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.39% 14.93% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 278 298 409
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in Reading

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) SCOM
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL V3
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Avaya
5 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (45.45%) Unified Communications
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (45.45%) WebEx
6 4 (36.36%) PABX
6 4 (36.36%) MOM
6 4 (36.36%) MCTS
6 4 (36.36%) VBScript

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) Unified Communications
1 5 (45.45%) WebEx
2 4 (36.36%) PABX
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Lync Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Communications Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Avaya Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
1 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL V3
3 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) MCTS
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCOM
2 4 (36.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Avaya