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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 406 409 364
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -45
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 30 12 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.058% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 0.29% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 53
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.99% -4.50%
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
4410 4210 4605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.26% 20.34% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3748 3422 3922
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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
Berkshire +5 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £32,500 -
Surrey -10 2 £42,500 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (78.26%) Lync
3 27 (58.70%) Windows
4 25 (54.35%) MS Exchange
5 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 22 (47.83%) SharePoint
7 17 (36.96%) Office 365
8 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (28.26%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (28.26%) SCCM
10 13 (28.26%) Firewall
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco
12 11 (23.91%) Change Management
12 11 (23.91%) CCNA
12 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
12 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (21.74%) Migration
13 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (21.74%) SCOM
13 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
13 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
13 10 (21.74%) H.323
13 10 (21.74%) CCNP
13 10 (21.74%) Citrix
13 10 (21.74%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (78.26%) Lync
2 25 (54.35%) MS Exchange
3 22 (47.83%) SharePoint
4 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (19.57%) IIS
8 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
10 2 (4.35%) GroupWise
10 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) H.323
2 10 (21.74%) VoIP
3 7 (15.22%) SAN
4 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
5 5 (10.87%) NAS
5 5 (10.87%) Internet
6 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) DNS
7 3 (6.52%) VLAN
8 2 (4.35%) IMAP
8 2 (4.35%) POP3
8 2 (4.35%) SMTP
9 1 (2.17%) DHCP
9 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Field Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Network Support
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (17.39%) Clustering
2 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) AIX
4 3 (6.52%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Change Management
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.87%) Change Control
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.17%) Network Design
8 1 (2.17%) CRM
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Service Management
8 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (23.91%) CCNA
4 10 (21.74%) CCNP
4 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) CCVP
6 5 (10.87%) MCSE
7 3 (6.52%) MCSD
7 3 (6.52%) CCA
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.52%) CCEA
7 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.17%) UAG
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) SCCM
2 10 (21.74%) SCOM
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 8 (17.39%) Polycom
6 7 (15.22%) Tandberg
7 2 (4.35%) Novell
7 2 (4.35%) Lotus
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Sonus