The table below looks at the statistics for Office 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 811 790 679
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -111
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 100 104 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.094% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.45% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 90 98 188
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%

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
24514 23278 23478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.28% 20.97% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20683 19401 20412
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in the UK

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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
(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
England -45 96 £45,000 -18.18% 13
London -2 43 £38,000 -30.90% 5
South East -15 16 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire -30 13 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -10 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Leeds -13 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Bristol +5 9 £40,000 -27.92% 1
South West -6 9 £40,000 -25.58% 2
North West -13 7 £62,500 +59.74% 1
Hampshire -10 5 £28,000 -49.09% 3
Cumbria - 5 £65,000 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 £65,000 -
City of London +5 4 £38,000 -33.91%
Milton Keynes 0 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Portsmouth - 3 £26,500 -
Westminster - 3 £38,000 -
East Midlands +15 2 £49,250 -10.45%
Reading +5 2 £46,750 -15.00%
Berkshire +3 2 £46,750 -15.00%
Basingstoke +7 1 £32,500 -40.90% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £55,000 -
Cheshire -11 1 £22,000 -43.58% 1
Manchester -14 1 £35,000 -50.00%
Surrey -14 1 £32,500 -44.68%
Birmingham -21 1 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire -23 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Derbyshire - 1 £43,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 142 (75.53%) MS Exchange
3 137 (72.87%) Windows
4 135 (71.81%) Lync
5 126 (67.02%) Active Directory
6 100 (53.19%) VMware
6 100 (53.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 86 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 81 (43.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 80 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 79 (42.02%) SAN
10 79 (42.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 76 (40.43%) MS Office
12 69 (36.70%) SQL Server
13 68 (36.17%) Office 365
14 66 (35.11%) NAS
15 64 (34.04%) Citrix
15 64 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 63 (33.51%) SharePoint
17 59 (31.38%) Clustering
18 56 (29.79%) MCSE
19 54 (28.72%) SQL Server 2008
20 53 (28.19%) Unified Communications
20 53 (28.19%) SQL Server 2005
21 51 (27.13%) Technical Architecture
22 50 (26.60%) MS Excel
23 49 (26.06%) Hyper-V
24 47 (25.00%) SLA
24 47 (25.00%) Migration
24 47 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 142 (75.53%) MS Exchange
2 135 (71.81%) Lync
3 100 (53.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (43.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 63 (33.51%) SharePoint
6 47 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (22.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (18.09%) IIS
9 13 (6.91%) IBM Notes
10 12 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (40.43%) MS Office
2 50 (26.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (36.17%) Office 365
2 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.38%) IaaS
4 2 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (42.02%) SAN
2 66 (35.11%) NAS
3 53 (28.19%) Unified Communications
4 42 (22.34%) Firewall
5 40 (21.28%) DNS
6 33 (17.55%) Internet
7 25 (13.30%) VPN
8 23 (12.23%) H.323
9 21 (11.17%) VoIP
10 18 (9.57%) PBX
11 17 (9.04%) SMTP
12 14 (7.45%) MPLS
13 13 (6.91%) DHCP
14 12 (6.38%) TCP/IP
15 10 (5.32%) VLAN
16 9 (4.79%) IMAP
16 9 (4.79%) POP3
16 9 (4.79%) SSL
16 9 (4.79%) PSTN
17 8 (4.26%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (36.70%) SQL Server
2 54 (28.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (28.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.38%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Law
3 8 (4.26%) Legal
4 4 (2.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Back Office
6 2 (1.06%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (23.40%) Consultant
2 28 (14.89%) Microsoft Consultant
3 25 (13.30%) Analyst
4 24 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (12.23%) Support Engineer
6 21 (11.17%) Architect
7 15 (7.98%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (7.45%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Technical Designer
9 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Designer
9 13 (6.91%) Designer
10 12 (6.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (6.38%) Messaging Engineer
10 12 (6.38%) Technical Architect
11 11 (5.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (5.85%) Communications Engineer
12 10 (5.32%) Exchange Consultant
12 10 (5.32%) Operations Analyst
13 9 (4.79%) Implementation Consultant
13 9 (4.79%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.06%) OLE
2 2 (1.06%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (31.38%) Clustering
2 34 (18.09%) Blackberry
3 23 (12.23%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.66%) CMDB
6 4 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) DTV
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 137 (72.87%) Windows
2 79 (42.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (18.62%) UNIX
5 34 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (13.83%) Linux
7 9 (4.79%) AIX
7 9 (4.79%) Solaris
8 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.06%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.13%) Technical Architecture
2 47 (25.00%) Migration
3 45 (23.94%) Change Control
4 30 (15.96%) Change Management
5 28 (14.89%) ITIL
6 23 (12.23%) Problem Management
7 22 (11.70%) Project Management
8 21 (11.17%) Load Balancing
9 16 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 16 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
9 16 (8.51%) Technical Analysis
9 16 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.79%) Project Planning
10 9 (4.79%) Software Deployment
11 8 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.26%) CRM
12 6 (3.19%) ITIL V3
12 6 (3.19%) Network Load Balancing
13 5 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.74%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.11%) SQL
3 8 (4.26%) VBScript
4 6 (3.19%) VB
5 2 (1.06%) R
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (29.79%) MCSE
3 33 (17.55%) MCITP
4 30 (15.96%) MCSA
5 29 (15.43%) MCTS
5 29 (15.43%) Degree
6 24 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (11.70%) Security Cleared
8 21 (11.17%) SC Cleared
9 19 (10.11%) CCA
9 19 (10.11%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (7.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (7.45%) CCNA
12 12 (6.38%) CCNP
12 12 (6.38%) CCVP
13 11 (5.85%) MCP
14 9 (4.79%) MCSD
14 9 (4.79%) CCEA
14 9 (4.79%) CCEE
14 9 (4.79%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (67.02%) Active Directory
2 86 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (26.06%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.89%) XenApp
4 28 (14.89%) XenServer
4 28 (14.89%) vSphere
5 20 (10.64%) VMware ESX
6 12 (6.38%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.53%) UAG
11 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (20.74%) SCCM
2 31 (16.49%) SCOM
3 14 (7.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (5.32%) Opsview
4 10 (5.32%) Nagios
5 9 (4.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.13%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.60%) MOM
7 3 (1.60%) WSUS
8 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 188 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 100 (53.19%) VMware
3 64 (34.04%) Citrix
4 38 (20.21%) CommVault
5 35 (18.62%) Cisco
6 28 (14.89%) NetApp
6 28 (14.89%) AppSense
7 25 (13.30%) Polycom
8 17 (9.04%) HP
9 14 (7.45%) Mitel
10 13 (6.91%) Lotus
11 12 (6.38%) Symantec
12 10 (5.32%) Dell
12 10 (5.32%) Tandberg
12 10 (5.32%) Veeam
12 10 (5.32%) Huawei
12 10 (5.32%) MobileIron
13 8 (4.26%) Siemens
14 6 (3.19%) EMC
14 6 (3.19%) LANDesk
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