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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 420 442 387
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -55
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 23 14 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.061% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 0.30% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 43
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% -25.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -13.04%
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
4425 4690 4796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 20.42% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 3918 4131
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire 0 8 £38,500 +54.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 8 - -
Surrey - 3 £28,500 - 1
Berkshire -8 2 £45,000 -10.00%
West Sussex - 2 £31,000 -
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (81.48%) Lync
3 38 (70.37%) Windows
4 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
4 29 (53.70%) SharePoint
4 29 (53.70%) MS Exchange
5 28 (51.85%) ITIL
6 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (42.59%) Office 365
8 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (35.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 18 (33.33%) Change Management
10 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
12 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
13 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (27.78%) VMware
13 15 (27.78%) Cisco
13 15 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
14 14 (25.93%) Blackberry
15 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
15 13 (24.07%) SLA
15 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (22.22%) Clustering
16 12 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
17 11 (20.37%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 44 (81.48%) Lync
2 29 (53.70%) SharePoint
2 29 (53.70%) MS Exchange
3 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (35.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (14.81%) IIS
9 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
9 2 (3.70%) GroupWise
9 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (42.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) DNS
2 7 (12.96%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) VoIP
2 7 (12.96%) DHCP
2 7 (12.96%) H.323
2 7 (12.96%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 6 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 6 (11.11%) WebEx
4 5 (9.26%) NAS
4 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.26%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) SSL
5 2 (3.70%) POP3
5 2 (3.70%) SMTP
5 2 (3.70%) IMAP
5 2 (3.70%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
1 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Consultant
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Network Support
5 3 (5.56%) IT Support
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
1 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (25.93%) Blackberry
3 12 (22.22%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (1.85%) UNIX
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) ITIL
2 18 (33.33%) Change Management
3 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 12 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
5 10 (18.52%) Migration
6 8 (14.81%) CRM
6 8 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
7 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.26%) Change Control
9 5 (9.26%) IT Governance
10 3 (5.56%) Validation
11 2 (3.70%) Service Management
12 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) MCSE
4 8 (14.81%) MCITP
5 7 (12.96%) CCNP
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (11.11%) CCVP
6 6 (11.11%) CCNA
7 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.70%) MCTS
9 1 (1.85%) CCDP
9 1 (1.85%) CCA
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.85%) CCEA
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.70%) XenServer
6 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SCOM
2 8 (14.81%) SCCM
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) LANDesk
4 8 (14.81%) Remedy
5 6 (11.11%) Avaya
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) Novell
6 2 (3.70%) Lotus
6 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.85%) Sonus
7 1 (1.85%) Polycom
7 1 (1.85%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.85%) SAP