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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 895 902 863
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 21 68 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.32% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 53 117
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.00%

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
17952 21435 24611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.40% 19.35% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15256 17762 20485
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +17 20 £35,000 -12.50% 2
London +49 10 £28,250 -43.50%
South West 0 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands -4 4 £35,000 -46.15%
Staffordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 4 £35,000 -
Bristol +21 3 £47,500 +18.75%
North West +17 1 - -
East of England - 1 £23,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Wembley - 1 £27,000 -
Watford - 1 £23,500 -
Swindon - 1 £50,000 - 1

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server.

1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 80 (85.11%) Active Directory
3 73 (77.66%) Windows
4 70 (74.47%) Skype for Business
5 56 (59.57%) MS Exchange
6 52 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (54.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (52.13%) MCSE
9 48 (51.06%) Windows Server
10 40 (42.55%) MS Excel
11 35 (37.23%) Blackberry
11 35 (37.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (35.11%) ITIL
13 31 (32.98%) Exchange Server 2007
14 30 (31.91%) SCOM
15 29 (30.85%) Video Conferencing
15 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (30.85%) Exchange Server 2013
16 28 (29.79%) MCITP
16 28 (29.79%) Clustering
17 27 (28.72%) VMware
17 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (28.72%) Cisco
18 26 (27.66%) Citrix
19 24 (25.53%) SharePoint
20 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
21 21 (22.34%) SCCM
22 20 (21.28%) Change Control
22 20 (21.28%) Data Centre

Office Communications Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 70 (74.47%) Skype for Business
2 56 (59.57%) MS Exchange
3 35 (37.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (32.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (30.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (25.53%) SharePoint
7 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (9.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (9.57%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (8.51%) IIS
10 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) IaaS
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) NAS
1 19 (20.21%) SAN
2 17 (18.09%) Firewall
3 13 (13.83%) Skype
3 13 (13.83%) Unified Communications
4 8 (8.51%) DNS
4 8 (8.51%) Wireless
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (7.45%) DHCP
5 7 (7.45%) WebEx
6 6 (6.38%) Internet
7 4 (4.26%) PABX
7 4 (4.26%) Telepresence
7 4 (4.26%) VLAN
8 3 (3.19%) LAN
8 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.19%) VoIP
8 3 (3.19%) WAN
9 2 (2.13%) VPN
10 1 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Power BI
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (13.83%) Law
3 13 (13.83%) Retail
4 7 (7.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.38%) Games
6 3 (3.19%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Lync Engineer
2 20 (21.28%) Consultant
3 18 (19.15%) Analyst
4 16 (17.02%) Administrator
4 16 (17.02%) Exchange Administrator
5 14 (14.89%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) Support Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) Wintel Consultant
7 10 (10.64%) Support Consultant
8 8 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (8.51%) IT Support
8 8 (8.51%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Support
8 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Support Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Active Directory Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Active Directory Support
9 7 (7.45%) Communications Support Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.23%) Blackberry
2 29 (30.85%) Video Conferencing
3 28 (29.79%) Clustering
4 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.51%) Driving Licence
6 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
6 7 (7.45%) iPad
6 7 (7.45%) iPhone
7 6 (6.38%) Online Games
8 4 (4.26%) Fintech
9 3 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (2.13%) BYOD
11 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.06%) CMDB
11 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (1.06%) PKI
11 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (77.66%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (51.06%) Windows Server
4 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (17.02%) Linux
6 16 (17.02%) Mac OS
6 16 (17.02%) Unix
7 13 (13.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) ITIL
2 20 (21.28%) Change Control
3 19 (20.21%) Change Management
4 17 (18.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (18.09%) Migration
5 16 (17.02%) High Availability
5 16 (17.02%) Information Security
5 16 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (17.02%) Patch Management
6 15 (15.96%) ITIL V3
7 13 (13.83%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (11.70%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (11.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (9.57%) DNA
10 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (6.38%) Service Management
12 5 (5.32%) CRM
13 4 (4.26%) Business Transformation
13 4 (4.26%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
2 20 (21.28%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) VB
3 4 (4.26%) VBScript
4 1 (1.06%) LINC
Qualifications
1 51 (54.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (52.13%) MCSE
3 28 (29.79%) MCITP
4 18 (19.15%) MCSA
5 9 (9.57%) Degree
6 8 (8.51%) HND
7 7 (7.45%) DV Cleared
7 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) MCTS
9 2 (2.13%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.13%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (85.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.02%) Postfix
4 14 (14.89%) vSphere
5 8 (8.51%) vCloud
6 7 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.13%) XenApp
10 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (31.91%) SCOM
2 21 (22.34%) SCCM
3 8 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.26%) MOM
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (28.72%) Cisco
2 27 (28.72%) VMware
3 26 (27.66%) Citrix
4 12 (12.77%) Avaya
5 7 (7.45%) Bloomberg
5 7 (7.45%) FireEye
6 5 (5.32%) NetApp
7 4 (4.26%) LANDesk
7 4 (4.26%) Remedy
8 2 (2.13%) EMC
8 2 (2.13%) F5
8 2 (2.13%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.13%) Polycom
9 1 (1.06%) IronPort
9 1 (1.06%) RightFax
9 1 (1.06%) Symantec
9 1 (1.06%) TOWER Software
Strathclyde, United Kingdom
University of Strathclyde
Salary: £30,738-£37,768
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