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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 239 238 213
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.033% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.54% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
1306 1222 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.58% 20.05% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1043 797
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,514 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -21 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Somerset - 2 £52,500 -
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
3 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 19 (70.37%) Citrix
4 19 (70.37%) SCCM
5 17 (62.96%) ITIL
6 16 (59.26%) Lync
7 15 (55.56%) SCOM
7 15 (55.56%) TOGAF
8 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
9 13 (48.15%) SQL
9 13 (48.15%) Application Packaging
10 12 (44.44%) Windows
11 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
11 11 (40.74%) VMware
12 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (29.63%) Change Management
14 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
14 6 (22.22%) Clustering
14 6 (22.22%) IIS
14 6 (22.22%) MS Office
14 6 (22.22%) SAN
14 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (22.22%) Internet
14 6 (22.22%) SLA
14 6 (22.22%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (59.26%) Lync
3 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
1 6 (22.22%) NAS
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) VLAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) ATM
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) TOGAF
3 8 (29.63%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 6 (22.22%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.41%) Document Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 6 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) SCCM
2 15 (55.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) Citrix
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco