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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 795 808 677
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -131
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 98 103 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.093% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.44% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 89 96 174
Average salary £43,500 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
24127 23300 22261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.18% 21.06% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20236 19530 19286
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 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 21 November 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 -18 95 £45,000 -18.18% 11
London -25 40 £38,000 -30.90% 4
South East -18 17 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire -31 14 £50,000 +42.85%
Leeds -12 13 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -17 13 £50,000 +42.85%
Bristol +12 8 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South West -13 8 £40,000 -23.80% 2
North West -16 7 £62,500 +59.74% 1
Cumbria - 5 £65,000 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 £65,000 -
City of London +10 4 £38,000 -33.91% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Milton Keynes -3 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hampshire -8 4 £27,250 -48.09% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £42,500 -19.04%
Westminster - 3 £38,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £26,500 -
East Midlands +7 2 £49,250 -10.45%
Reading +2 2 £46,750 -15.00%
Surrey +7 1 £32,500 -44.68%
West Midlands -3 1 £55,000 -
Cheshire -7 1 £22,000 -43.76% 1
Birmingham -15 1 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire -30 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £43,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 £27,500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £43,500 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 143 (76.06%) MS Exchange
3 136 (72.34%) Windows
4 134 (71.28%) Lync
5 125 (66.49%) Active Directory
6 102 (54.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 100 (53.19%) VMware
8 85 (45.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 82 (43.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 80 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (42.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 78 (41.49%) SAN
13 76 (40.43%) MS Office
14 71 (37.77%) Office 365
15 68 (36.17%) SQL Server
16 66 (35.11%) NAS
17 64 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
18 62 (32.98%) SharePoint
19 60 (31.91%) Citrix
19 60 (31.91%) Clustering
20 54 (28.72%) MCSE
20 54 (28.72%) Unified Communications
20 54 (28.72%) SQL Server 2008
21 53 (28.19%) SQL Server 2005
22 51 (27.13%) Technical Architecture
23 50 (26.60%) MS Excel
24 48 (25.53%) Migration
25 47 (25.00%) Hyper-V
25 47 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
26 46 (24.47%) Change Control

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 143 (76.06%) MS Exchange
2 134 (71.28%) Lync
3 102 (54.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (43.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 62 (32.98%) SharePoint
6 47 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (18.09%) IIS
9 13 (6.91%) IBM Notes
10 11 (5.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (40.43%) MS Office
2 50 (26.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 71 (37.77%) Office 365
2 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.38%) IaaS
4 2 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (41.49%) SAN
2 66 (35.11%) NAS
3 54 (28.72%) Unified Communications
4 41 (21.81%) Firewall
4 41 (21.81%) DNS
5 33 (17.55%) Internet
6 25 (13.30%) VPN
7 24 (12.77%) H.323
8 20 (10.64%) VoIP
9 19 (10.11%) PBX
10 18 (9.57%) SMTP
11 15 (7.98%) MPLS
12 14 (7.45%) DHCP
13 12 (6.38%) TCP/IP
14 10 (5.32%) PSTN
15 9 (4.79%) POP3
15 9 (4.79%) SSL
15 9 (4.79%) VLAN
15 9 (4.79%) IMAP
16 8 (4.26%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 54 (28.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (28.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.91%) Finance
3 11 (5.85%) Law
4 8 (4.26%) Legal
5 4 (2.13%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.87%) Consultant
2 28 (14.89%) Microsoft Consultant
3 25 (13.30%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.77%) Analyst
5 23 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.64%) Architect
7 14 (7.45%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Technical Designer
7 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Designer
7 14 (7.45%) Designer
8 13 (6.91%) Communications Engineer
8 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (6.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Messaging Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Exchange Consultant
10 11 (5.85%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.32%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (4.79%) Senior Implementation Consultant
12 9 (4.79%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.79%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.06%) OLE
2 2 (1.06%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.91%) Clustering
2 36 (19.15%) Blackberry
3 22 (11.70%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.66%) CMDB
6 4 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) DTV
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 136 (72.34%) Windows
2 80 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (18.09%) UNIX
5 33 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (13.83%) Linux
7 8 (4.26%) AIX
7 8 (4.26%) Solaris
8 3 (1.60%) Android
8 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.13%) Technical Architecture
2 48 (25.53%) Migration
3 46 (24.47%) Change Control
4 32 (17.02%) Change Management
5 28 (14.89%) ITIL
6 23 (12.23%) Problem Management
7 22 (11.70%) Project Management
8 21 (11.17%) Load Balancing
9 16 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 16 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
9 16 (8.51%) Technical Analysis
10 15 (7.98%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.79%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.26%) Software Deployment
13 8 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.72%) CRM
15 6 (3.19%) TOGAF
15 6 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (3.19%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.68%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.04%) SQL
3 9 (4.79%) VBScript
4 6 (3.19%) VB
5 2 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (42.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (28.72%) MCSE
3 34 (18.09%) MCITP
4 31 (16.49%) MCSA
5 29 (15.43%) MCTS
6 28 (14.89%) Degree
7 23 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (11.17%) Security Cleared
9 20 (10.64%) SC Cleared
10 17 (9.04%) CCA
10 17 (9.04%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (7.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (7.45%) CCNA
12 12 (6.38%) CCNP
12 12 (6.38%) CCVP
13 10 (5.32%) MCP
14 8 (4.26%) MCSD
14 8 (4.26%) CCEA
14 8 (4.26%) CCEE
14 8 (4.26%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (23.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (66.49%) Active Directory
2 85 (45.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.89%) XenApp
4 28 (14.89%) XenServer
4 28 (14.89%) vSphere
5 22 (11.70%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.85%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (20.21%) SCCM
2 26 (13.83%) SCOM
3 14 (7.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (5.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (4.79%) Opsview
5 9 (4.79%) Nagios
6 4 (2.13%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.60%) WSUS
8 2 (1.06%) MOM
8 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 188 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 100 (53.19%) VMware
3 60 (31.91%) Citrix
4 37 (19.68%) CommVault
5 34 (18.09%) Cisco
6 29 (15.43%) NetApp
7 28 (14.89%) AppSense
8 26 (13.83%) Polycom
9 16 (8.51%) HP
10 15 (7.98%) Mitel
11 13 (6.91%) Lotus
12 12 (6.38%) Symantec
13 10 (5.32%) Tandberg
13 10 (5.32%) MobileIron
14 9 (4.79%) Veeam
14 9 (4.79%) Huawei
14 9 (4.79%) Dell
15 8 (4.26%) EMC
15 8 (4.26%) Siemens
16 5 (2.66%) LANDesk
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