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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 785 794 664
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -130
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 112 96 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.088% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.42% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 98 91 195
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £34,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%

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
23817 22952 23774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 20.96% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20180 18892 20719
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 106 £42,500 -19.04% 11
London +27 55 £38,500 -30.00% 5
South East +13 19 £45,000 -18.18% 3
South West 0 12 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Bristol +12 11 £40,000 -25.92% 1
Yorkshire -26 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Leeds -8 8 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -17 8 £50,000 +42.85%
City of London +10 5 £38,000 -33.91% 3
Hampshire -21 5 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Milton Keynes +1 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North East -7 4 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 4 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -10 4 - - 1
North West -11 3 £35,000 -10.82%
Westminster - 3 £38,000 -
East Midlands +28 2 £49,250 -1.50%
Basingstoke +5 2 £32,500 -40.90%
Reading +2 2 £50,500 -19.20% 1
Berkshire -4 2 £50,500 -8.18% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £26,500 -
Enfield - 2 £26,500 -
Derbyshire +15 1 £43,500 -13.00%
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Nottingham +8 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey -6 1 £32,500 -51.85%
Cheshire -9 1 £22,000 -43.58%
Manchester -16 1 £35,000 -50.00%
South Yorkshire -20 1 £27,500 -50.00%

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 133 (74.72%) Windows
3 125 (70.22%) MS Exchange
3 125 (70.22%) Active Directory
4 121 (67.98%) Lync
5 89 (50.00%) VMware
6 84 (47.19%) MS Office
7 80 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 80 (44.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (43.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 78 (43.82%) SharePoint
9 75 (42.13%) SAN
10 74 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (39.33%) SQL Server
12 69 (38.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 67 (37.64%) Citrix
14 64 (35.96%) Office 365
15 60 (33.71%) Clustering
16 59 (33.15%) SLA
17 58 (32.58%) NAS
18 57 (32.02%) MCSE
19 55 (30.90%) SQL Server 2008
20 54 (30.34%) SQL Server 2005
21 47 (26.40%) MS Excel
21 47 (26.40%) SCCM
22 46 (25.84%) Change Control
23 43 (24.16%) Migration
24 41 (23.03%) Technical Architecture
25 40 (22.47%) PowerShell

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 125 (70.22%) MS Exchange
2 121 (67.98%) Lync
3 80 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 78 (43.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 78 (43.82%) SharePoint
5 40 (22.47%) IIS
6 36 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (7.87%) IBM Notes
10 12 (6.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (47.19%) MS Office
2 47 (26.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (35.96%) Office 365
2 23 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.99%) IaaS
4 2 (1.12%) PaaS
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (42.13%) SAN
2 58 (32.58%) NAS
3 38 (21.35%) Internet
4 37 (20.79%) Firewall
5 31 (17.42%) Unified Communications
6 25 (14.04%) DNS
7 22 (12.36%) VoIP
8 17 (9.55%) VPN
9 14 (7.87%) VLAN
9 14 (7.87%) H.323
10 10 (5.62%) IMAP
10 10 (5.62%) SSL
10 10 (5.62%) POP3
11 9 (5.06%) PBX
12 5 (2.81%) S/MIME
12 5 (2.81%) MPLS
13 4 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (2.25%) VPLS
13 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
13 4 (2.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (39.33%) SQL Server
2 55 (30.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (30.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.06%) Finance
3 7 (3.93%) Law
4 6 (3.37%) Legal
5 5 (2.81%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (21.91%) Consultant
2 27 (15.17%) Analyst
2 27 (15.17%) Support Engineer
3 25 (14.04%) Architect
4 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Consultant
5 19 (10.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Technical Architect
8 12 (6.74%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (6.74%) Technical Designer
8 12 (6.74%) Infrastructure Designer
8 12 (6.74%) Designer
9 11 (6.18%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.62%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Senior Implementation Consultant
10 10 (5.62%) Implementation Consultant
10 10 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.56%) COM
2 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (33.71%) Clustering
2 26 (14.61%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (12.92%) Blackberry
4 18 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.25%) Replication
6 4 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.12%) DTV
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 133 (74.72%) Windows
2 74 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (38.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (20.22%) UNIX
5 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (12.92%) Linux
7 13 (7.30%) AIX
7 13 (7.30%) Solaris
8 2 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.84%) Change Control
2 43 (24.16%) Migration
3 41 (23.03%) Technical Architecture
4 29 (16.29%) Problem Management
5 24 (13.48%) Change Management
6 23 (12.92%) ITIL
7 18 (10.11%) Mentoring
8 17 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (8.99%) Load Balancing
10 15 (8.43%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (7.87%) Project Management
12 13 (7.30%) Service Delivery
13 11 (6.18%) CRM
14 10 (5.62%) Software Deployment
15 9 (5.06%) Project Planning
15 9 (5.06%) ITIL V3
16 8 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
16 8 (4.49%) Service Management
16 8 (4.49%) Technical Analysis
17 7 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.47%) PowerShell
2 23 (12.92%) SQL
3 3 (1.69%) VBScript
4 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (44.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (32.02%) MCSE
3 26 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (14.61%) Security Cleared
4 25 (14.04%) SC Cleared
4 25 (14.04%) CCA
4 25 (14.04%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (12.92%) MCITP
6 22 (12.36%) Degree
6 22 (12.36%) MCSA
7 21 (11.80%) MCTS
8 18 (10.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (7.87%) CCNA
10 13 (7.30%) MCSD
10 13 (7.30%) CCEA
11 12 (6.74%) MCP
11 12 (6.74%) CCNP
11 12 (6.74%) CCVP
11 12 (6.74%) CCEE
11 12 (6.74%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (33.15%) SLA
2 4 (2.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 125 (70.22%) Active Directory
2 80 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (22.47%) Hyper-V
4 34 (19.10%) vSphere
5 23 (12.92%) XenApp
5 23 (12.92%) XenServer
6 21 (11.80%) VMware ESX
7 12 (6.74%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.25%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.12%) UAG
9 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (26.40%) SCCM
2 39 (21.91%) SCOM
3 14 (7.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (6.74%) Nagios
4 12 (6.74%) Opsview
5 8 (4.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.25%) MOM
7 2 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 178 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 89 (50.00%) VMware
3 67 (37.64%) Citrix
4 36 (20.22%) Cisco
5 35 (19.66%) CommVault
6 27 (15.17%) NetApp
7 23 (12.92%) AppSense
8 17 (9.55%) HP
9 16 (8.99%) Polycom
10 14 (7.87%) Lotus
11 12 (6.74%) Dell
11 12 (6.74%) Huawei
11 12 (6.74%) Veeam
12 10 (5.62%) Tandberg
13 9 (5.06%) Symantec
14 7 (3.93%) Remedy
14 7 (3.93%) LANDesk
15 6 (3.37%) Hitachi
16 5 (2.81%) EMC
16 5 (2.81%) MobileIron
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + DOE, NEG, Corporate
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: High base salary + bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago