The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 219 - 207
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 20 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% - 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 - £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1411 1186 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 24.35% 20.06% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1020 968
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
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 West

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in the South West

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the South West

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Bristol - 14 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £32,500 -
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (86.67%) MS Exchange
3 25 (83.33%) SCCM
4 24 (80.00%) Citrix
5 20 (66.67%) Lync
6 19 (63.33%) SCOM
6 19 (63.33%) Application Packaging
7 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
8 15 (50.00%) ITIL
8 15 (50.00%) TOGAF
9 12 (40.00%) SQL
9 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
10 11 (36.67%) Windows
11 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (33.33%) VMware
11 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 8 (26.67%) Document Management
12 8 (26.67%) Change Management
12 8 (26.67%) Back Office
12 8 (26.67%) Finance
13 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
13 6 (20.00%) Clustering
13 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
13 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (20.00%) IIS
13 6 (20.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 26 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (66.67%) Lync
3 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (20.00%) IIS
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
1 6 (20.00%) NAS
2 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) ATM
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (26.67%) Back Office
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
1 18 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
1 15 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (26.67%) Change Management
3 8 (26.67%) Document Management
4 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) Change Control
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
1 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCSD
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) CCA
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.33%) CCEA
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
3 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (83.33%) SCCM
2 19 (63.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco