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 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 871 896 908
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 19 67 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.062% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 56 63
Median salary £35,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -20.00%

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
16827 19748 22883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 18.15% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14250 16476 18507
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 October 2016 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 21 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 October 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
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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 +7 12 £65,000 +62.50%
London +51 4 £55,000 +19.35%
North East +11 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Tyne and Wear 0 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Erskine - 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
South East +50 1 £67,500 +64.63%
North West -16 1 £42,500 +16.43%
Merseyside -20 1 £42,500 +102.38%
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Crawley - 1 £67,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £67,500 -
Wembley - 1 £28,000 -
Brighton - 1 £67,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £67,500 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (77.50%) MS Exchange
3 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (72.50%) Windows
5 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
6 26 (65.00%) Skype for Business
7 23 (57.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (55.00%) MS Excel
9 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (47.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (42.50%) Change Control
11 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
11 17 (42.50%) MCSE
11 17 (42.50%) Office 365
11 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (40.00%) MS Office
13 15 (37.50%) VMware
14 14 (35.00%) SharePoint
14 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
15 13 (32.50%) Migration
16 12 (30.00%) Change Management
16 12 (30.00%) SLA
16 12 (30.00%) ITIL
17 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
17 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (25.00%) Clustering
18 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (25.00%) SCCM

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 31 (77.50%) MS Exchange
2 26 (65.00%) Skype for Business
3 23 (57.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (47.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (22.50%) IIS
8 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (10.00%) IBM Domino
10 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (2.50%) CMS
11 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
11 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 9 (22.50%) NAS
2 9 (22.50%) SAN
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
3 8 (20.00%) Skype
4 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
5 3 (7.50%) VoIP
5 3 (7.50%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) DNS
7 1 (2.50%) IMAP
7 1 (2.50%) Intranet
7 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.50%) POP3
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) Power BI
General
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) IT Support
2 9 (22.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Messaging Specialist
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
2 10 (25.00%) Clustering
3 8 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.00%) Fintech
5 3 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
3 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Mac OS
6 8 (20.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Change Control
2 13 (32.50%) Migration
3 12 (30.00%) Change Management
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 9 (22.50%) Fault Analysis
4 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
5 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (20.00%) High Availability
5 8 (20.00%) Information Security
5 8 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 8 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (15.00%) Service Management
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 4 (10.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) LINC
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (42.50%) MCSE
3 10 (25.00%) MCSA
4 6 (15.00%) MCITP
5 4 (10.00%) MCSM
5 4 (10.00%) MCTS
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (2.50%) CISA
6 1 (2.50%) CISM
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) CRISC
6 1 (2.50%) SANS
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
3 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (22.50%) vSphere
5 8 (20.00%) Postfix
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Remedy
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) LANDesk
6 4 (10.00%) BMC
6 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
6 4 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Avaya
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 2 (5.00%) Sun
9 1 (2.50%) IronPort
9 1 (2.50%) RightFax
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software