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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 141 146 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 2 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.075% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 1.00% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £46,750 £55,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £55,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £70,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
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
409 501 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.37% 19.22% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 315 382 353
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,250 £63,000
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 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 28 November 2014.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in Reading

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Polycom
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) OLE
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Communications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel