The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 809 719 751
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +32
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 96 161 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.73% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 83 119 124
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £34,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24736 21951 24061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.17% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20439 18512 20654
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 25 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 25 July 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 -83 92 £55,000 -3.50% 10
London -74 32 £62,500 +8.69% 3
West Yorkshire -18 17 £50,000 +11.11%
Leeds -21 17 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -25 17 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London -18 11 £63,750 +4.08%
South East -63 10 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Birmingham +7 9 £55,000 -18.51% 1
West Midlands -3 9 £55,000 -13.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £41,000 -31.66% 2
East of England -8 7 £57,500 +4.54%
Milton Keynes -8 7 £41,000 -31.66% 2
North West +1 6 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Manchester -3 5 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Watford - 5 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £57,500 -
Rochdale - 4 £25,000 -
Dunstable -2 2 £33,000 +13.79%
Bedfordshire -12 2 £33,000 +13.79%
Berkshire -18 2 £61,250 +6.52% 2
South West -15 1 £55,000 -2.22%
Reading -16 1 £77,500 +31.91%
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Warrington - 1 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 169 (78.97%) MS Exchange
3 165 (77.10%) Lync
4 148 (69.16%) Windows
5 135 (63.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 121 (56.54%) Active Directory
7 97 (45.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 96 (44.86%) VMware
9 95 (44.39%) Unified Communications
10 89 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 85 (39.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 81 (37.85%) Office 365
13 78 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 76 (35.51%) SAN
15 74 (34.58%) MCSE
16 72 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2003
17 69 (32.24%) Blackberry
18 65 (30.37%) NAS
19 62 (28.97%) MS Excel
20 55 (25.70%) SharePoint
20 55 (25.70%) MCITP
20 55 (25.70%) Migration
21 53 (24.77%) MS Office
22 51 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2013
23 48 (22.43%) Windows Server 2003
23 48 (22.43%) MCTS
24 47 (21.96%) Technical Architecture
25 46 (21.50%) Degree
26 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
26 44 (20.56%) Hyper-V

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 169 (78.97%) MS Exchange
2 165 (77.10%) Lync
3 135 (63.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 85 (39.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 72 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 55 (25.70%) SharePoint
7 51 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (9.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (7.01%) IIS
10 12 (5.61%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.87%) IBM Notes
14 3 (1.40%) JOnAS
14 3 (1.40%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 62 (28.97%) MS Excel
2 53 (24.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Summit
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 81 (37.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (44.39%) Unified Communications
2 76 (35.51%) SAN
3 65 (30.37%) NAS
4 43 (20.09%) DNS
5 35 (16.36%) Firewall
6 32 (14.95%) SMTP
7 31 (14.49%) PBX
8 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
9 29 (13.55%) VPN
9 29 (13.55%) DHCP
10 27 (12.62%) H.323
11 25 (11.68%) MPLS
12 20 (9.35%) PSTN
13 19 (8.88%) Internet
14 15 (7.01%) VoIP
15 11 (5.14%) S/MIME
16 8 (3.74%) VLAN
17 5 (2.34%) Network Security
17 5 (2.34%) LDAP
18 4 (1.87%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 37 (17.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.93%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (9.35%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.88%) Finance
3 8 (3.74%) Banking
4 7 (3.27%) Retail
5 6 (2.80%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Military
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (24.77%) Consultant
2 32 (14.95%) Microsoft Consultant
3 26 (12.15%) Support Engineer
4 23 (10.75%) Architect
5 21 (9.81%) Communications Engineer
6 18 (8.41%) Messaging Engineer
6 18 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.94%) Exchange Consultant
8 13 (6.07%) Infrastructure Designer
8 13 (6.07%) Technical Designer
8 13 (6.07%) Analyst
8 13 (6.07%) Designer
9 10 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.67%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (3.74%) Server Specialist
10 8 (3.74%) Exchange Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.87%) COM
2 3 (1.40%) .NET
2 3 (1.40%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.93%) OLE
4 1 (0.47%) WCF
4 1 (0.47%) CAML
4 1 (0.47%) OAuth
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.24%) Blackberry
2 39 (18.22%) Clustering
3 12 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (5.14%) CMDB
5 5 (2.34%) Replication
6 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.40%) BBC
8 2 (0.93%) DTV
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 148 (69.16%) Windows
2 78 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (22.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (12.62%) UNIX
6 21 (9.81%) Linux
7 8 (3.74%) AIX
7 8 (3.74%) Solaris
8 7 (3.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.87%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.87%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.70%) Migration
2 47 (21.96%) Technical Architecture
3 41 (19.16%) Change Management
4 38 (17.76%) Change Control
5 35 (16.36%) Project Management
6 33 (15.42%) ITIL
6 33 (15.42%) Load Balancing
7 28 (13.08%) Technical Analysis
8 26 (12.15%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.07%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.74%) High Availability
11 8 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.80%) Service Management
12 6 (2.80%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (2.34%) PRINCE2
14 4 (1.87%) TOGAF
14 4 (1.87%) Resource Management
14 4 (1.87%) Software Testing
15 3 (1.40%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.89%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.67%) VBScript
3 6 (2.80%) VB
4 3 (1.40%) C
5 2 (0.93%) Java
5 2 (0.93%) SQL
5 2 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (45.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (34.58%) MCSE
3 55 (25.70%) MCITP
4 48 (22.43%) MCTS
5 46 (21.50%) Degree
6 41 (19.16%) MCSA
7 13 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (6.07%) Security Cleared
8 12 (5.61%) SC Cleared
9 11 (5.14%) CCVP
9 11 (5.14%) CCNP
9 11 (5.14%) CCNA
10 10 (4.67%) MCP
11 9 (4.21%) MCSD
11 9 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.21%) CCA
11 9 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (3.74%) CCEA
13 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.75%) SLA
2 5 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (56.54%) Active Directory
2 89 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (20.56%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.75%) XenApp
4 23 (10.75%) XenServer
5 18 (8.41%) VMware ESX
6 17 (7.94%) vSphere
7 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (2.34%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.47%) KVM
12 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (9.35%) SCCM
2 11 (5.14%) MAILsweeper
3 10 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (4.21%) SCOM
5 5 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.87%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.40%) WSUS
8 2 (0.93%) Nagios
8 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.93%) Opsview
8 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 214 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 96 (44.86%) VMware
3 35 (16.36%) Citrix
4 28 (13.08%) NetApp
5 26 (12.15%) Mitel
5 26 (12.15%) Polycom
6 23 (10.75%) CommVault
6 23 (10.75%) Cisco
7 21 (9.81%) AppSense
8 19 (8.88%) Siemens
9 18 (8.41%) Symantec
10 14 (6.54%) EMC
11 11 (5.14%) HP
12 9 (4.21%) Clearswift
12 9 (4.21%) TOWER Software
13 8 (3.74%) MobileIron
14 7 (3.27%) Avaya
15 5 (2.34%) McAfee
15 5 (2.34%) Computacenter
16 4 (1.87%) Sun
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Bracknell
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Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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