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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank 886 932 867
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -65
Permanent jobs citing Live Communications Server 3 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.013% 0.004% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £33,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.81%
UK excluding London average salary - £33,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.81%

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
22278 24972 22313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 21.26% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18541 20884 18927
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 June 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
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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
England +44 3 - -
South East +13 3 - -
Berkshire +2 3 - -
Bracknell +16 2 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Live Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (95.83%) Windows XP
2 23 (95.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (75.00%) Blackberry
3 18 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (75.00%) Clustering
3 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (75.00%) High Availability
4 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) Fujitsu
6 13 (54.17%) DV Cleared
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (45.83%) Release Management
8 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
9 10 (41.67%) Replication
10 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
10 8 (33.33%) Time Management
11 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
12 6 (25.00%) DNS
13 5 (20.83%) Citrix
13 5 (20.83%) Unicenter
13 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
13 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (20.83%) Netcool
13 5 (20.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (20.83%) SAN
13 5 (20.83%) Veritas

Live Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (95.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.17%) PBX
3 1 (4.17%) PSTN
3 1 (4.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MS Access
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Support Engineer
2 16 (66.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 13 (54.17%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (54.17%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 13 (54.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 18 (75.00%) Clustering
2 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
3 10 (41.67%) Replication
4 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
5 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
5 5 (20.83%) Statistics
6 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) High Availability
2 11 (45.83%) Release Management
3 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Time Management
4 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Unicenter
1 5 (20.83%) Netcool
1 5 (20.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (20.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Fujitsu
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Veritas
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) EMC
3 5 (20.83%) Meridio
4 1 (4.17%) Nortel
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco