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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 253 233 234
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.17% 0.073%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.073% 0.73% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £65,000 £38,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.74% -26.19%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -10.52%
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
1377 1373 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 24.01% 22.88% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1238 1025
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 12 February 2016. 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 -17 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Office Communications Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Skype for Business
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) SCOM
4 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Skype
4 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (45.45%) Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (45.45%) Electronics
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Skype for Business
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Messaging Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Lync Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Messaging Support
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
2 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) RightFax