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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 865 810 845
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +35
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 70 127 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 108 79
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -10.52%

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
20963 22566 22377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.70% 21.20% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17686 19136 18279
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 27 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 12 February 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 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 -31 70 £37,000 -15.42% 4
London -17 30 £77,500 +40.90% 1
South East +9 24 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Milton Keynes +6 11 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 11 - - 1
City of London +53 10 £85,000 +25.92%
Hampshire +24 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Reading +7 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire -11 9 £45,000 +9.09%
Farnborough - 9 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +16 8 £43,500 +33.84%
Birmingham +2 6 £37,000 -38.33%
West Midlands -9 6 £37,000 -38.33%
Wolverhampton - 6 £37,000 -
Yorkshire +9 5 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Leeds +4 5 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -4 5 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Surrey +13 4 - -
Camberley - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 2 £20,000 -38.46%
Tyne and Wear -8 2 £20,000 -38.46%
North East -8 2 £20,000 -38.46%
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
Northampton - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol -17 1 £65,000 +73.33%
South West -20 1 £65,000 +67.74%

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (80.15%) Windows
3 108 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 94 (69.12%) Skype for Business
5 80 (58.82%) MS Exchange
6 66 (48.53%) ITIL
7 62 (45.59%) Windows Server
8 60 (44.12%) MS Excel
9 55 (40.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (38.97%) Video Conferencing
11 50 (36.76%) SharePoint
12 47 (34.56%) Blackberry
13 46 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
15 43 (31.62%) MCSE
16 41 (30.15%) DNS
16 41 (30.15%) Change Management
17 40 (29.41%) Office 365
18 32 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
19 29 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2013
19 29 (21.32%) SCCM
19 29 (21.32%) Finance
20 28 (20.59%) SLA
20 28 (20.59%) Cisco
20 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
20 28 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
20 28 (20.59%) Unified Communications
21 25 (18.38%) MCITP
22 24 (17.65%) MS Office
22 24 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 94 (69.12%) Skype for Business
2 80 (58.82%) MS Exchange
3 50 (36.76%) SharePoint
4 44 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (13.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (12.50%) IIS
9 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.65%) MS Office
3 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.41%) Office 365
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.88%) IaaS
4 5 (3.68%) PaaS
5 3 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.15%) DNS
2 28 (20.59%) Unified Communications
3 23 (16.91%) DHCP
4 18 (13.24%) Firewall
5 15 (11.03%) Internet
6 13 (9.56%) NAS
6 13 (9.56%) SAN
6 13 (9.56%) WebEx
7 12 (8.82%) Skype
8 11 (8.09%) Cisco IPT
8 11 (8.09%) VLAN
9 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 7 (5.15%) LDAP
10 7 (5.15%) Telepresence
10 7 (5.15%) VoIP
11 6 (4.41%) H.323
12 5 (3.68%) ISDN
12 5 (3.68%) SSL
12 5 (3.68%) VPN
12 5 (3.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.47%) Power BI
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 29 (21.32%) Finance
2 20 (14.71%) Financial Institution
3 10 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.68%) Electronics
4 5 (3.68%) Games
4 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.68%) Marketing
5 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.21%) Law
6 3 (2.21%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Support Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) Lync Engineer
4 18 (13.24%) Consultant
4 18 (13.24%) Service Analyst
4 18 (13.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (12.50%) Messaging Analyst
6 15 (11.03%) Architect
7 12 (8.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Active Directory Support
8 11 (8.09%) Communications Support Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (5.88%) Active Directory Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Blackberry Support
10 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 8 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) CSS
1 2 (1.47%) HTML
1 2 (1.47%) HTML5
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (38.97%) Video Conferencing
2 47 (34.56%) Blackberry
3 19 (13.97%) Clustering
4 17 (12.50%) Hedge funds
5 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
6 14 (10.29%) iPhone
7 13 (9.56%) iPad
8 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.68%) Online Games
10 3 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.74%) Handset
12 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.74%) Replication
12 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (80.15%) Windows
2 62 (45.59%) Windows Server
3 46 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (10.29%) Unix
7 11 (8.09%) Linux
8 6 (4.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.68%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.94%) Solaris
11 3 (2.21%) Android
11 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.53%) ITIL
2 41 (30.15%) Change Management
3 16 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 15 (11.03%) Migration
4 15 (11.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (8.09%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (7.35%) Change Control
6 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (7.35%) Presales
7 9 (6.62%) High Availability
8 7 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.15%) Data Protection
8 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.68%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.68%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.68%) System Testing
10 5 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.44%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.24%) SQL
3 4 (2.94%) VB
3 4 (2.94%) VBScript
4 2 (1.47%) C#
4 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (40.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (31.62%) MCSE
3 25 (18.38%) MCITP
4 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 13 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (7.35%) MCSA
8 9 (6.62%) MCTS
9 7 (5.15%) CCNA
10 5 (3.68%) DBS Check
10 5 (3.68%) Degree
10 5 (3.68%) MCDBA
11 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.94%) MCSD
11 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.47%) CCDP
13 2 (1.47%) CCNP
14 1 (0.74%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.56%) vSphere
4 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.68%) Postfix
5 5 (3.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (21.32%) SCCM
2 23 (16.91%) SCOM
3 4 (2.94%) MOM
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.21%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.74%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.59%) Cisco
3 22 (16.18%) VMware
4 20 (14.71%) Bloomberg
5 15 (11.03%) Citrix
6 14 (10.29%) Polycom
7 13 (9.56%) FireEye
8 11 (8.09%) Avaya
9 9 (6.62%) NetApp
10 5 (3.68%) SAP
11 4 (2.94%) EMC
11 4 (2.94%) F5
11 4 (2.94%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.94%) Tandberg
12 2 (1.47%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.47%) Oracle
12 2 (1.47%) Remedy
12 2 (1.47%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.74%) BMC
13 1 (0.74%) Symantec
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