The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 440 381 409
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +28
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 10 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 1.09% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 37
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4670 4409 4720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.64% 20.29% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3726 3758 4063
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in the South East

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the South East

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Berkshire -21 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Surrey -14 1 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (94.29%) Lync
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
4 19 (54.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (45.71%) Office 365
5 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (45.71%) Blackberry
6 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (40.00%) Cisco
7 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
9 11 (31.43%) CCVP
9 11 (31.43%) Firewall
9 11 (31.43%) H.323
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (31.43%) CCNP
9 11 (31.43%) CCNA
9 11 (31.43%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 10 (28.57%) Unified Communications
10 10 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (28.57%) VoIP
11 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
12 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
13 6 (17.14%) HP
14 5 (14.29%) NetApp
14 5 (14.29%) VMware

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 33 (94.29%) Lync
2 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (54.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (5.71%) MS Project Server
7 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Summit
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
1 11 (31.43%) H.323
2 10 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 10 (28.57%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) NAS
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) PBX
5 1 (2.86%) PSTN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) EDRMS
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Military
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Field Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Installations Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.71%) Application Development Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Application Development Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Development Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Support
4 2 (5.71%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Development Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Server Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Applications Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Blackberry
2 11 (31.43%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) CRM
2 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
2 3 (8.57%) Service Management
2 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
2 3 (8.57%) Release Management
3 2 (5.71%) Change Control
3 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
3 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCVP
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNP
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) MCTS
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) NetApp
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Computacenter
5 4 (11.43%) Polycom
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) McAfee
6 3 (8.57%) Tandberg
7 2 (5.71%) Mitel
7 2 (5.71%) Postini
7 2 (5.71%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) Siebel
7 2 (5.71%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Siemens
8 1 (2.86%) Avaya
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