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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 836 755 734
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -21
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 66 121 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.56% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 60 91 139
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
23785 21566 23787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.21% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19364 18338 20342
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 22 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 September 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
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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 -64 65 £47,500 -13.63% 5
London -50 23 £32,750 -43.04% 1
Leeds -22 15 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -27 15 £50,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire -27 15 £50,000 +42.85%
South East -42 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West -12 6 £62,500 +247.22%
Cumbria - 6 £62,500 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 £62,500 -
Berkshire -6 4 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Birmingham -7 3 £55,000 -
City of London -9 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
West Midlands -11 3 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Milton Keynes -14 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Reading -8 1 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Surrey -8 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Hampshire -17 1 £28,000 -49.09%
South West -28 1 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Portsmouth - 1 £28,000 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
Camberley - 1 £37,500 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 156 (75.36%) MS Exchange
3 148 (71.50%) Windows
4 142 (68.60%) Lync
5 123 (59.42%) Active Directory
6 119 (57.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 103 (49.76%) VMware
8 96 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 90 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 86 (41.55%) SAN
10 86 (41.55%) Unified Communications
11 83 (40.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 82 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2007
13 80 (38.65%) NAS
14 79 (38.16%) Office 365
15 66 (31.88%) MS Office
16 64 (30.92%) MCSE
17 63 (30.43%) Migration
18 62 (29.95%) Exchange Server 2003
19 61 (29.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 58 (28.02%) Technical Architecture
21 57 (27.54%) MS Excel
21 57 (27.54%) SharePoint
22 55 (26.57%) SQL Server
23 54 (26.09%) Clustering
24 51 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2013
25 49 (23.67%) SQL Server 2008
26 48 (23.19%) SQL Server 2005
26 48 (23.19%) Blackberry
26 48 (23.19%) Citrix

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 156 (75.36%) MS Exchange
2 142 (68.60%) Lync
3 119 (57.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 62 (29.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 57 (27.54%) SharePoint
7 51 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (12.08%) IIS
9 12 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (4.83%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (3.38%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (31.88%) MS Office
2 57 (27.54%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 79 (38.16%) Office 365
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (41.55%) SAN
1 86 (41.55%) Unified Communications
2 80 (38.65%) NAS
3 44 (21.26%) DNS
4 42 (20.29%) Firewall
5 30 (14.49%) PBX
6 29 (14.01%) SMTP
7 26 (12.56%) VPN
7 26 (12.56%) H.323
8 23 (11.11%) Internet
9 21 (10.14%) MPLS
9 21 (10.14%) DHCP
10 20 (9.66%) TCP/IP
11 19 (9.18%) VoIP
12 16 (7.73%) VLAN
13 15 (7.25%) PSTN
14 13 (6.28%) S/MIME
15 7 (3.38%) SSL
16 6 (2.90%) LDAP
17 4 (1.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 49 (23.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (23.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
General
1 20 (9.66%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.18%) Finance
3 7 (3.38%) Legal
4 6 (2.90%) Banking
4 6 (2.90%) Retail
4 6 (2.90%) Law
5 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.45%) Electronics
6 3 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (24.64%) Consultant
2 30 (14.49%) Architect
2 30 (14.49%) Support Engineer
2 30 (14.49%) Microsoft Consultant
3 23 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.70%) Technical Designer
4 18 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
4 18 (8.70%) Communications Engineer
4 18 (8.70%) Designer
5 17 (8.21%) Exchange Consultant
6 14 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Messaging Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.86%) Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Exchange Engineer
10 8 (3.86%) Server Specialist
10 8 (3.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.42%) COM
2 2 (0.97%) OLE
3 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.09%) Clustering
2 48 (23.19%) Blackberry
3 17 (8.21%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.38%) CMDB
5 5 (2.42%) Replication
6 3 (1.45%) BBC
6 3 (1.45%) DTV
6 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.97%) iPhone
8 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 148 (71.50%) Windows
2 83 (40.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (29.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (20.29%) UNIX
5 30 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (14.01%) Linux
7 14 (6.76%) AIX
7 14 (6.76%) Solaris
8 6 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.93%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.43%) Migration
2 58 (28.02%) Technical Architecture
3 47 (22.71%) Change Control
4 40 (19.32%) Change Management
5 34 (16.43%) ITIL
6 33 (15.94%) Load Balancing
7 32 (15.46%) Project Management
8 25 (12.08%) Technical Analysis
9 19 (9.18%) Problem Management
10 18 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.31%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (3.86%) High Availability
13 8 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.86%) CRM
14 6 (2.90%) Service Management
14 6 (2.90%) Network Load Balancing
15 4 (1.93%) TOGAF
15 4 (1.93%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.59%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.83%) VBScript
3 6 (2.90%) VB
4 2 (0.97%) R
4 2 (0.97%) SQL
5 1 (0.48%) C
5 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 90 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (30.92%) MCSE
3 44 (21.26%) MCITP
4 40 (19.32%) Degree
5 38 (18.36%) MCTS
6 37 (17.87%) MCSA
7 15 (7.25%) CCA
7 15 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (6.76%) MCSD
8 14 (6.76%) CCEA
9 11 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (5.31%) Security Cleared
10 10 (4.83%) SC Cleared
10 10 (4.83%) CCVP
10 10 (4.83%) CCNP
10 10 (4.83%) CCNA
11 9 (4.35%) MCP
12 6 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.98%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 123 (59.42%) Active Directory
2 96 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (20.77%) Hyper-V
4 31 (14.98%) XenApp
4 31 (14.98%) XenServer
5 22 (10.63%) VMware ESX
6 20 (9.66%) vSphere
7 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.97%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.48%) KVM
10 1 (0.48%) NFS
10 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (10.63%) SCCM
2 11 (5.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
4 7 (3.38%) SCOM
5 5 (2.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.97%) WSUS
8 1 (0.48%) MOM
8 1 (0.48%) Nagios
8 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.48%) Opsview
Vendors
1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 103 (49.76%) VMware
3 48 (23.19%) Citrix
4 34 (16.43%) NetApp
5 31 (14.98%) CommVault
6 30 (14.49%) AppSense
7 26 (12.56%) Cisco
8 25 (12.08%) Polycom
9 21 (10.14%) Mitel
10 18 (8.70%) Symantec
11 12 (5.80%) EMC
12 11 (5.31%) Siemens
13 10 (4.83%) Avaya
13 10 (4.83%) HP
13 10 (4.83%) MobileIron
14 9 (4.35%) Clearswift
14 9 (4.35%) TOWER Software
15 7 (3.38%) Lotus
16 4 (1.93%) Sun
16 4 (1.93%) SAP
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