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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 882 924 910
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -14
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 17 53 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.048% 0.072%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.097% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 79
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,050 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%

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
17466 20157 23319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.12% 18.43% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14891 16693 18820
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
London +41 5 £28,750 -45.23%
South West +4 3 £47,500 +18.75%
West Midlands -1 3 £35,000 -46.15%
Bristol +6 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
Wembley - 2 £27,500 -
South East +11 1 £67,500 +64.63%
North East +3 1 £25,000 +19.04% 2
Tyne and Wear +1 1 £25,000 +19.04% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 1 £25,000 +19.04% 2
Birmingham -18 1 £67,500 +3.84%
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Brighton - 1 £67,500 -
Crawley - 1 £67,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £67,500 -
Swindon - 1 £50,000 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (83.02%) Active Directory
3 40 (75.47%) Windows
4 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (64.15%) MS Exchange
6 33 (62.26%) Skype for Business
7 30 (56.60%) Windows Server
7 30 (56.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
10 24 (45.28%) MCSE
10 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (45.28%) VMware
11 23 (43.40%) Clustering
11 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (41.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (39.62%) Change Control
13 21 (39.62%) Blackberry
14 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
14 20 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (33.96%) SCCM
16 16 (30.19%) NAS
16 16 (30.19%) SAN
17 15 (28.30%) MS Office
17 15 (28.30%) Citrix
17 15 (28.30%) vSphere
18 14 (26.42%) MCSA
18 14 (26.42%) Change Management
18 14 (26.42%) PowerShell

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (64.15%) MS Exchange
2 33 (62.26%) Skype for Business
3 30 (56.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (41.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
6 9 (16.98%) IIS
7 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (13.21%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (28.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) NAS
1 16 (30.19%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) Firewall
3 10 (18.87%) Internet
4 6 (11.32%) Skype
4 6 (11.32%) Wireless
5 3 (5.66%) LAN
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.66%) VLAN
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
5 3 (5.66%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) Intranet
6 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.89%) SMTP
6 1 (1.89%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Power BI
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Law
2 7 (13.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Administrator
1 12 (22.64%) Exchange Administrator
1 12 (22.64%) IT Support
2 10 (18.87%) Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) IT Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) VMware Support Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Support Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Wintel Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Support Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Lync Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Graduate IT Support
9 3 (5.66%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Clustering
2 21 (39.62%) Blackberry
3 12 (22.64%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
5 6 (11.32%) Driving Licence
6 4 (7.55%) Fintech
7 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (5.66%) Online Games
8 2 (3.77%) BYOD
8 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.89%) CMDB
9 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.89%) PKI
9 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (56.60%) Windows Server
4 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (22.64%) Linux
6 12 (22.64%) Mac OS
6 12 (22.64%) Unix
7 7 (13.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Change Control
2 14 (26.42%) Change Management
3 13 (24.53%) Migration
4 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (22.64%) High Availability
4 12 (22.64%) Information Security
4 12 (22.64%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (22.64%) Patch Management
4 12 (22.64%) Regulatory Compliance
5 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.98%) Fault Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 9 (16.98%) ITIL
7 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (13.21%) DNA
8 5 (9.43%) Service Management
9 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.55%) CRM
9 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) LINC
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (45.28%) MCSE
3 14 (26.42%) MCSA
4 10 (18.87%) MCITP
5 6 (11.32%) Degree
5 6 (11.32%) HND
6 1 (1.89%) CISA
6 1 (1.89%) CISM
6 1 (1.89%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) CRISC
6 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (83.02%) Active Directory
2 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (28.30%) vSphere
4 12 (22.64%) Postfix
5 11 (20.75%) VMware ESX
6 6 (11.32%) vCloud
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.77%) XenApp
8 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) SCCM
2 12 (22.64%) SCOM
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) VMware
3 15 (28.30%) Citrix
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) Avaya
6 4 (7.55%) LANDesk
6 4 (7.55%) Remedy
7 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 2 (3.77%) Polycom
7 2 (3.77%) Sun
8 1 (1.89%) IronPort
8 1 (1.89%) RightFax
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) TOWER Software
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