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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 857 835 730
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -105
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 58 97 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.39% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 84 120
Average salary £38,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,450 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £69,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -

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
22256 24986 22193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.31% 21.34% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18540 20623 18724
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 25 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 30 July 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 -9 49 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South East +12 17 £34,750 -22.77% 2
London +12 13 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South West -4 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £41,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 8 £41,000 - 1
Bristol -5 7 £40,000 -27.27%
North West -1 6 £33,000 +32.00%
City of London +31 5 £50,000 -21.56%
Manchester +13 5 £33,000 +32.00%
Dorking - 4 £28,500 -
Surrey - 4 £28,500 -
Berkshire +10 2 £45,000 -26.53%
West Midlands -4 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Birmingham -10 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £38,500 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £21,000 -
Crawley - 1 £31,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £21,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £31,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £21,000 -
North East - 1 £21,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £21,000 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 102 (71.33%) Windows
3 101 (70.63%) MS Exchange
4 98 (68.53%) Lync
5 97 (67.83%) Active Directory
6 77 (53.85%) SharePoint
7 68 (47.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (46.85%) SQL Server
9 62 (43.36%) VMware
10 60 (41.96%) SCCM
11 59 (41.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (37.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (36.36%) Citrix
14 51 (35.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 50 (34.97%) ITIL
16 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 49 (34.27%) Clustering
17 47 (32.87%) Exchange Server 2010
18 46 (32.17%) SLA
19 45 (31.47%) SAN
19 45 (31.47%) Office 365
20 44 (30.77%) SCOM
20 44 (30.77%) IIS
21 43 (30.07%) MS Office
21 43 (30.07%) vSphere
22 42 (29.37%) MCSE
22 42 (29.37%) Cisco
23 41 (28.67%) Change Management
24 38 (26.57%) SQL Server 2005
24 38 (26.57%) Internet

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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
1 101 (70.63%) MS Exchange
2 98 (68.53%) Lync
3 77 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 68 (47.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 47 (32.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 44 (30.77%) IIS
7 24 (16.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (11.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (6.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (6.99%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.40%) GroupWise
Applications
1 43 (30.07%) MS Office
2 35 (24.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (31.47%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.47%) SAN
2 38 (26.57%) Internet
3 31 (21.68%) NAS
4 22 (15.38%) DNS
5 18 (12.59%) Firewall
6 15 (10.49%) VLAN
7 14 (9.79%) DHCP
8 11 (7.69%) H.323
8 11 (7.69%) Unified Communications
9 10 (6.99%) WebEx
9 10 (6.99%) VoIP
10 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
11 7 (4.90%) IMAP
12 6 (4.20%) Wireshark
12 6 (4.20%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (3.50%) WAN
14 4 (2.80%) SCCP
14 4 (2.80%) BIG-IP
15 3 (2.10%) POP3
15 3 (2.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (46.85%) SQL Server
2 38 (26.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 38 (26.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.40%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Advertising
3 4 (2.80%) Marketing
4 3 (2.10%) Back Office
4 3 (2.10%) Publishing
4 3 (2.10%) Law
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (26.57%) Analyst
2 26 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.59%) IT Support
4 17 (11.89%) IT Support Engineer
4 17 (11.89%) Consultant
5 16 (11.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 16 (11.19%) Architect
6 12 (8.39%) Senior Support Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) Senior IT Support
7 10 (6.99%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Wintel Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Operations Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.29%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (4.20%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Technical Design Architect
10 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.59%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.80%) MAPI
3 3 (2.10%) XMPP
4 2 (1.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (34.27%) Clustering
2 21 (14.69%) Blackberry
3 18 (12.59%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (11.19%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.80%) iPhone
5 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 102 (71.33%) Windows
2 59 (41.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.69%) UNIX
5 11 (7.69%) AIX
5 11 (7.69%) Solaris
6 6 (4.20%) Android
7 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.10%) Linux
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) ITIL
2 41 (28.67%) Change Management
3 38 (26.57%) Problem Management
4 26 (18.18%) Change Control
5 22 (15.38%) Migration
6 19 (13.29%) TOGAF
6 19 (13.29%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.79%) Load Balancing
8 13 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.39%) Server Monitoring
10 11 (7.69%) Project Management
11 10 (6.99%) Software Deployment
11 10 (6.99%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (6.29%) ITIL V3
13 8 (5.59%) CRM
14 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2
14 7 (4.90%) Risk Management
14 7 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
15 5 (3.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) SQL
2 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (35.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (29.37%) MCSE
3 28 (19.58%) Security Cleared
4 26 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 18 (12.59%) MCITP
6 17 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (9.09%) CCA
7 13 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (8.39%) Degree
8 12 (8.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (6.99%) MCP
10 9 (6.29%) MCSA
11 8 (5.59%) MCSD
11 8 (5.59%) CCEA
11 8 (5.59%) MCTS
12 7 (4.90%) CCNP
13 5 (3.50%) CCNA
13 5 (3.50%) CCVP
13 5 (3.50%) CCEE
13 5 (3.50%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (32.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 97 (67.83%) Active Directory
2 54 (37.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (30.07%) vSphere
4 26 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 20 (13.99%) Hyper-V
6 13 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 10 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.10%) UAG
10 2 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.40%) XenServer
11 1 (0.70%) XenApp
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 60 (41.96%) SCCM
2 44 (30.77%) SCOM
3 10 (6.99%) Nagios
3 10 (6.99%) Opsview
4 7 (4.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.10%) MOM
5 3 (2.10%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 143 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (43.36%) VMware
3 52 (36.36%) Citrix
4 42 (29.37%) Cisco
5 19 (13.29%) HP
6 11 (7.69%) Dell
7 10 (6.99%) EMC
7 10 (6.99%) Oracle
7 10 (6.99%) Huawei
7 10 (6.99%) CommVault
7 10 (6.99%) Veeam
8 7 (4.90%) Remedy
8 7 (4.90%) LANDesk
9 6 (4.20%) Polycom
9 6 (4.20%) Adobe
9 6 (4.20%) Avaya
10 4 (2.80%) F5
10 4 (2.80%) Nimsoft
11 3 (2.10%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.10%) Websense
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