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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 831 807 697
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -110
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 64 119 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.48% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 104 149
Average salary £38,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -13.04%

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
22638 24995 22289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.72% 21.22% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18869 20843 18922
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 24 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 6 July 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
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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 -37 56 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South East +17 24 £38,500 -10.46% 2
South West +6 14 £40,000 -27.27%
London -11 14 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Bristol -7 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Hampshire +6 8 £38,500 +54.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 8 - -
Milton Keynes -11 8 - -
City of London +25 7 £50,000 -14.89%
Gloucester - 5 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £35,000 -
Surrey - 4 £28,500 - 1
Dorking - 4 £28,500 -
Berkshire -3 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Birmingham -8 2 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Crawley - 2 £31,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £31,000 -
East Midlands +3 1 £39,000 -13.33%
Manchester -1 1 - -
Derbyshire -3 1 £39,000 -13.33%
North West -9 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £55,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £39,000 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 123 (71.93%) Lync
3 118 (69.01%) Windows
4 115 (67.25%) Active Directory
5 113 (66.08%) MS Exchange
6 91 (53.22%) SharePoint
7 78 (45.61%) SQL Server
8 71 (41.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 70 (40.94%) VMware
10 68 (39.77%) Citrix
11 67 (39.18%) SCCM
12 65 (38.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 64 (37.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 57 (33.33%) SCOM
16 56 (32.75%) SLA
17 54 (31.58%) ITIL
17 54 (31.58%) Clustering
17 54 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
18 53 (30.99%) MS Office
19 50 (29.24%) IIS
19 50 (29.24%) MCSE
19 50 (29.24%) Windows Server 2003
19 50 (29.24%) SAN
20 48 (28.07%) Cisco
21 47 (27.49%) Office 365
22 46 (26.90%) vSphere
23 41 (23.98%) SQL Server 2008
23 41 (23.98%) Problem Management
23 41 (23.98%) SQL Server 2005

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 123 (71.93%) Lync
2 113 (66.08%) MS Exchange
3 91 (53.22%) SharePoint
4 71 (41.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 50 (29.24%) IIS
7 29 (16.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (5.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.17%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 53 (30.99%) MS Office
2 40 (23.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (27.49%) Office 365
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.92%) IaaS
4 3 (1.75%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (29.24%) SAN
2 39 (22.81%) Internet
3 29 (16.96%) NAS
4 24 (14.04%) Firewall
5 23 (13.45%) DNS
6 22 (12.87%) VLAN
7 17 (9.94%) Unified Communications
8 13 (7.60%) VoIP
9 12 (7.02%) H.323
10 11 (6.43%) TCP/IP
11 10 (5.85%) DHCP
11 10 (5.85%) WebEx
12 7 (4.09%) IMAP
12 7 (4.09%) VPN
13 6 (3.51%) Wireshark
13 6 (3.51%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (2.92%) WAN
15 4 (2.34%) LDAP
15 4 (2.34%) BIG-IP
15 4 (2.34%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (45.61%) SQL Server
2 41 (23.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 41 (23.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.17%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (6.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.26%) Finance
3 7 (4.09%) Law
4 6 (3.51%) Marketing
5 5 (2.92%) Advertising
5 5 (2.92%) Back Office
6 3 (1.75%) Publishing
6 3 (1.75%) Legal
7 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.17%) Electronics
7 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (25.73%) Analyst
2 24 (14.04%) Architect
2 24 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (11.11%) Consultant
5 16 (9.36%) IT Support
6 15 (8.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (8.19%) Technical Architect
8 13 (7.60%) Operations Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Operations Engineer
8 13 (7.60%) Wintel Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Senior Support Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Senior IT Support
10 9 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.51%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.45%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.34%) MAPI
3 3 (1.75%) XMPP
4 2 (1.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.58%) Clustering
2 25 (14.62%) Blackberry
2 25 (14.62%) Data Centre
3 23 (13.45%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.34%) iPhone
6 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.17%) Replication
7 2 (1.17%) DTV
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (69.01%) Windows
2 65 (38.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (29.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (10.53%) UNIX
6 16 (9.36%) AIX
6 16 (9.36%) Solaris
7 6 (3.51%) Android
8 5 (2.92%) Linux
9 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.58%) ITIL
2 41 (23.98%) Problem Management
3 39 (22.81%) Change Management
4 34 (19.88%) Migration
5 26 (15.20%) Change Control
6 19 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 19 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 19 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.77%) Software Deployment
8 13 (7.60%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (7.02%) CRM
9 12 (7.02%) Server Monitoring
10 11 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (6.43%) Project Management
11 7 (4.09%) Service Management
11 7 (4.09%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.22%) SQL
2 33 (19.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (29.24%) MCSE
3 30 (17.54%) Security Cleared
4 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
5 23 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (10.53%) MCITP
6 18 (10.53%) Degree
6 18 (10.53%) CCA
6 18 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (8.77%) MCP
7 15 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (7.60%) MCSD
8 13 (7.60%) CCEA
9 8 (4.68%) CCNP
9 8 (4.68%) MCTS
10 7 (4.09%) MCSA
11 6 (3.51%) CCNA
11 6 (3.51%) CCVP
12 5 (2.92%) CCEE
12 5 (2.92%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (32.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 115 (67.25%) Active Directory
2 64 (37.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (26.90%) vSphere
4 27 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 24 (14.04%) VMware ESX
6 18 (10.53%) XenDesktop
7 15 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.92%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (2.92%) UAG
9 4 (2.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.34%) XenServer
10 3 (1.75%) XenApp
10 3 (1.75%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 67 (39.18%) SCCM
2 57 (33.33%) SCOM
3 15 (8.77%) Nagios
3 15 (8.77%) Opsview
4 8 (4.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.75%) MOM
6 3 (1.75%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.58%) WSUS
7 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 171 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 70 (40.94%) VMware
3 68 (39.77%) Citrix
4 48 (28.07%) Cisco
5 24 (14.04%) HP
6 17 (9.94%) CommVault
7 16 (9.36%) Dell
8 15 (8.77%) Huawei
8 15 (8.77%) Veeam
9 12 (7.02%) EMC
10 11 (6.43%) Remedy
10 11 (6.43%) LANDesk
11 10 (5.85%) Oracle
12 8 (4.68%) NetApp
13 6 (3.51%) Adobe
13 6 (3.51%) Avaya
13 6 (3.51%) Polycom
14 4 (2.34%) F5
14 4 (2.34%) Nimsoft
14 4 (2.34%) Symantec
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