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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 810 821 678
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -143
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 86 119 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.100% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.48% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 65 99 171
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%

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
22892 25019 23094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.74% 20.94% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18961 20682 19475
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 May 2015 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 4 May 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
(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 -8 80 £40,000 -20.00% 9
South East +17 26 £39,250 -17.36% 4
South West - 19 £40,000 -
London +26 18 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Bristol - 14 £40,000 -
Hampshire +13 12 £38,500 +54.00% 2
North West +13 9 £62,500 +92.30%
Cumbria - 8 £63,750 -
Buckinghamshire +3 7 - - 1
City of London +17 5 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Berkshire -11 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Milton Keynes -19 5 - - 1
Gloucester - 5 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £30,000 -
East Midlands -10 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds -7 3 £30,500 -39.00%
Yorkshire -13 3 £30,500 -39.00%
West Yorkshire -16 3 £30,500 -39.00%
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £54,000 +23.42%
Nottingham -12 2 £54,000 +23.42%
Basingstoke - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester +15 1 £50,000 +100.00%
Derbyshire +10 1 £39,000 -23.90% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £26,500 -
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 £39,000 -
Crawley - 1 £31,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £31,000 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 170 (77.27%) Lync
3 159 (72.27%) Windows
4 156 (70.91%) Active Directory
5 143 (65.00%) MS Exchange
6 115 (52.27%) SharePoint
7 100 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 88 (40.00%) Citrix
9 85 (38.64%) MCSE
9 85 (38.64%) SQL Server
9 85 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (37.73%) VMware
11 82 (37.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 80 (36.36%) MS Office
13 78 (35.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 78 (35.45%) SCOM
14 76 (34.55%) SCCM
15 75 (34.09%) SLA
16 74 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2010
17 64 (29.09%) SAN
17 64 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
18 59 (26.82%) Clustering
19 55 (25.00%) Cisco
19 55 (25.00%) MS Excel
20 54 (24.55%) ITIL
21 51 (23.18%) IIS
21 51 (23.18%) Office 365
22 49 (22.27%) Migration
23 48 (21.82%) PowerShell
24 47 (21.36%) SQL Server 2008

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 170 (77.27%) Lync
2 143 (65.00%) MS Exchange
3 115 (52.27%) SharePoint
4 82 (37.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 74 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 51 (23.18%) IIS
7 34 (15.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 29 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (10.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (10.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (4.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 6 (2.73%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.91%) GroupWise
Applications
1 80 (36.36%) MS Office
2 55 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (23.18%) Office 365
2 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.27%) IaaS
4 14 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.36%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.91%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (29.09%) SAN
2 46 (20.91%) Internet
3 37 (16.82%) Firewall
4 28 (12.73%) Unified Communications
5 27 (12.27%) DNS
5 27 (12.27%) VLAN
5 27 (12.27%) NAS
6 20 (9.09%) VoIP
7 13 (5.91%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.00%) H.323
9 10 (4.55%) VPN
9 10 (4.55%) DHCP
10 9 (4.09%) IMAP
11 8 (3.64%) WebEx
12 6 (2.73%) WAN
12 6 (2.73%) POP3
13 5 (2.27%) SSL
13 5 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (2.27%) Wireshark
14 3 (1.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 47 (21.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 47 (21.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (7.27%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.45%) Law
4 9 (4.09%) Back Office
5 8 (3.64%) Marketing
6 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.27%) Electronics
7 4 (1.82%) Advertising
8 3 (1.36%) Legal
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (21.82%) Analyst
2 38 (17.27%) Architect
3 32 (14.55%) Consultant
4 29 (13.18%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 21 (9.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 21 (9.55%) Wintel Analyst
6 21 (9.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 21 (9.55%) Operations Analyst
7 20 (9.09%) Technical Architect
8 17 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Consultant
9 15 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (6.36%) Principal Consultant
11 11 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
12 10 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
13 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 7 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (3.18%) Exchange Engineer
14 7 (3.18%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.82%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.36%) MAPI
2 3 (1.36%) XMPP
3 1 (0.45%) COM
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.82%) Clustering
2 32 (14.55%) Blackberry
3 30 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.00%) Replication
6 9 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.27%) DTV
8 3 (1.36%) iPhone
8 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 159 (72.27%) Windows
2 85 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (12.27%) UNIX
6 22 (10.00%) AIX
6 22 (10.00%) Solaris
7 7 (3.18%) Linux
8 5 (2.27%) Android
9 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.55%) ITIL
2 49 (22.27%) Migration
3 45 (20.45%) Problem Management
4 31 (14.09%) Change Management
5 29 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (11.82%) Change Control
7 25 (11.36%) Load Balancing
8 24 (10.91%) Mentoring
9 23 (10.45%) Software Deployment
10 21 (9.55%) ITIL V3
11 20 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
12 19 (8.64%) CRM
12 19 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (8.18%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (7.73%) Mobile Device Management
15 16 (7.27%) Project Management
16 14 (6.36%) TOGAF
16 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
17 11 (5.00%) Service Management
18 10 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.82%) PowerShell
2 44 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (1.82%) VBScript
4 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (38.64%) MCSE
3 34 (15.45%) Security Cleared
4 33 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 32 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (14.55%) CCA
5 32 (14.55%) Citrix Certification
6 29 (13.18%) Degree
7 25 (11.36%) MCITP
8 23 (10.45%) MCP
9 20 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (9.09%) MCSA
10 19 (8.64%) MCSD
10 19 (8.64%) CCEA
11 16 (7.27%) MCTS
12 13 (5.91%) CCEE
12 13 (5.91%) CCIA
13 8 (3.64%) CCNP
14 7 (3.18%) CCNA
15 6 (2.73%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (34.09%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 156 (70.91%) Active Directory
2 78 (35.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (21.36%) vSphere
4 44 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 25 (11.36%) XenDesktop
6 23 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.73%) XenApp
8 6 (2.73%) XenServer
9 5 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.82%) UAG
11 3 (1.36%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 78 (35.45%) SCOM
2 76 (34.55%) SCCM
3 23 (10.45%) Opsview
3 23 (10.45%) Nagios
4 8 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.36%) MOM
6 3 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.91%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.45%) WSUS
8 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 220 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 88 (40.00%) Citrix
3 83 (37.73%) VMware
4 55 (25.00%) Cisco
5 32 (14.55%) HP
6 28 (12.73%) CommVault
7 24 (10.91%) Dell
8 23 (10.45%) Veeam
8 23 (10.45%) Huawei
9 21 (9.55%) NetApp
10 20 (9.09%) EMC
11 18 (8.18%) Remedy
11 18 (8.18%) LANDesk
12 10 (4.55%) Oracle
13 7 (3.18%) Polycom
14 6 (2.73%) Lotus
15 5 (2.27%) Adobe
15 5 (2.27%) Hitachi
15 5 (2.27%) Avaya
15 5 (2.27%) SAP
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