The table below looks at the statistics for OCX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OCX over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OLE Custom Controls (OCX)
Rank 931 943 978
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +35
Permanent jobs citing OCX 1 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.003% 0.010% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 26
Median salary - £40,214 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.55%
UK excluding London median salary - - £27,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37881 40482 47575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.43% 37.96% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32783 34546 40646
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

OCX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OCX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OCX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCX
Salary Trend

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

OCX Salary Trend in the UK

OCX
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OCX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 1 - - 1
London +27 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

OCX
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing OCX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OCX.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY

OCX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco