The table below looks at the statistics for Live Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Live Communications Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank 858 872 877
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Live Communications Server 36 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.037% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23803 21592 24572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.77% 19.97% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19373 18270 21020
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Live Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Live Communications Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Live Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Live Communications Server
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Live Communications Server within the UK.

Live Communications Server Salary Trend in the UK

Live Communications Server
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Live Communications Server within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
South East +2 36 £45,000 +12.50%
England -24 36 £45,000 +12.50%
Bracknell +27 29 - -
Berkshire +24 29 - -
Surrey - 7 £45,000 -

Live Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Live 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 Live Communications Server.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
1 37 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 37 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
3 30 (81.08%) Windows XP
3 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
4 29 (78.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (78.38%) Blackberry
4 29 (78.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (72.97%) DV Cleared
5 27 (72.97%) Incident Management
6 21 (56.76%) High Availability
6 21 (56.76%) Clustering
7 20 (54.05%) Fujitsu
7 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
8 19 (51.35%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (48.65%) Time Management
9 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
10 15 (40.54%) Internet
11 8 (21.62%) DHCP
11 8 (21.62%) DNS
11 8 (21.62%) Netcool
11 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (21.62%) HP
11 8 (21.62%) EMC
11 8 (21.62%) Citrix
11 8 (21.62%) SAN
11 8 (21.62%) Veritas
11 8 (21.62%) Unicenter
11 8 (21.62%) Thin Client

Live Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Live 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 Live Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 37 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 29 (78.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 29 (78.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (18.92%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Internet
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
3 7 (18.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
1 8 (21.62%) MS Access
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Support Engineer
2 26 (70.27%) Messaging Engineer
3 22 (59.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 22 (59.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (54.05%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Support
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (78.38%) Blackberry
2 21 (56.76%) Clustering
3 19 (51.35%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
4 8 (21.62%) Statistics
4 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Incident Management
2 21 (56.76%) High Availability
3 18 (48.65%) Time Management
4 8 (21.62%) Problem Management
5 7 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (72.97%) DV Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Unicenter
1 8 (21.62%) Netcool
1 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
1 8 (21.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (54.05%) Fujitsu
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) EMC
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 8 (21.62%) Veritas
3 8 (21.62%) Meridio