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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 806 737 748
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +11
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 95 150 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 82 111 128
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £34,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.27%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24684 21888 24116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.13% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20355 18447 20685
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 30 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 30 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 -71 91 £55,000 - 12
London -74 33 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Yorkshire -15 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -20 16 £50,000 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -28 16 £50,000 +25.00%
City of London -17 11 £63,750 +10.86%
South East -60 10 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Birmingham +8 9 £55,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +7 9 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Milton Keynes -6 7 £41,000 -31.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 7 £41,000 -18.00% 1
East of England -10 7 £57,500 +36.90%
North West +6 5 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £57,500 -
Watford - 5 £57,500 -
Manchester +2 4 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Rochdale - 3 £25,000 -
Dunstable -3 2 £33,000 +13.79%
Bedfordshire -7 2 £33,000 +13.79%
Berkshire -23 2 £61,250 +6.52% 2
Reading -9 1 £77,500 +34.78%
South West -16 1 £55,000 -
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 30 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 167 (78.77%) MS Exchange
3 162 (76.42%) Lync
4 146 (68.87%) Windows
5 133 (62.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 120 (56.60%) Active Directory
7 96 (45.28%) VMware
8 95 (44.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 95 (44.81%) Unified Communications
9 89 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 84 (39.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 80 (37.74%) Office 365
12 78 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 76 (35.85%) SAN
14 73 (34.43%) MCSE
15 71 (33.49%) Exchange Server 2003
16 68 (32.08%) Blackberry
17 66 (31.13%) NAS
18 61 (28.77%) MS Excel
19 55 (25.94%) Migration
19 55 (25.94%) MCITP
20 53 (25.00%) SharePoint
20 53 (25.00%) MS Office
21 51 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2013
22 48 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
22 48 (22.64%) MCTS
23 47 (22.17%) Technical Architecture
24 45 (21.23%) Degree
25 43 (20.28%) Hyper-V
25 43 (20.28%) SQL Server

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 167 (78.77%) MS Exchange
2 162 (76.42%) Lync
3 133 (62.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (39.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 71 (33.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 53 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 51 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (9.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (7.08%) IIS
10 12 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.89%) IBM Notes
14 3 (1.42%) JOnAS
15 2 (0.94%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 61 (28.77%) MS Excel
2 53 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Summit
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 80 (37.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (44.81%) Unified Communications
2 76 (35.85%) SAN
3 66 (31.13%) NAS
4 43 (20.28%) DNS
5 35 (16.51%) Firewall
6 32 (15.09%) SMTP
7 31 (14.62%) PBX
8 30 (14.15%) TCP/IP
9 29 (13.68%) DHCP
10 28 (13.21%) VPN
11 27 (12.74%) H.323
12 25 (11.79%) MPLS
13 20 (9.43%) PSTN
14 19 (8.96%) Internet
15 15 (7.08%) VoIP
16 11 (5.19%) S/MIME
17 8 (3.77%) VLAN
18 5 (2.36%) LDAP
18 5 (2.36%) Network Security
19 4 (1.89%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 37 (17.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.94%) EDRMS
General
1 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.96%) Finance
3 8 (3.77%) Banking
4 7 (3.30%) Retail
5 6 (2.83%) Law
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Military
7 2 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (25.00%) Consultant
2 32 (15.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 27 (12.74%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.38%) Architect
5 21 (9.91%) Communications Engineer
6 18 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.49%) Messaging Engineer
7 17 (8.02%) Exchange Consultant
8 13 (6.13%) Infrastructure Designer
8 13 (6.13%) Designer
8 13 (6.13%) Technical Designer
9 11 (5.19%) Analyst
10 10 (4.72%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.77%) Server Specialist
11 8 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) IT Support
11 8 (3.77%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.89%) COM
2 3 (1.42%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.94%) OLE
3 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 68 (32.08%) Blackberry
2 39 (18.40%) Clustering
3 12 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (5.19%) CMDB
5 5 (2.36%) Replication
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.42%) BBC
7 2 (0.94%) iPhone
7 2 (0.94%) DTV
7 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 146 (68.87%) Windows
2 78 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (12.74%) UNIX
6 21 (9.91%) Linux
7 8 (3.77%) AIX
7 8 (3.77%) Solaris
8 7 (3.30%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.89%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.94%) Migration
2 47 (22.17%) Technical Architecture
3 42 (19.81%) Change Management
4 38 (17.92%) Change Control
5 35 (16.51%) Project Management
6 33 (15.57%) ITIL
6 33 (15.57%) Load Balancing
7 28 (13.21%) Technical Analysis
8 26 (12.26%) Service Delivery
9 14 (6.60%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.77%) High Availability
12 6 (2.83%) Service Management
12 6 (2.83%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2
14 4 (1.89%) Resource Management
14 4 (1.89%) Software Testing
14 4 (1.89%) TOGAF
15 3 (1.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.72%) VBScript
3 6 (2.83%) VB
4 3 (1.42%) C
5 2 (0.94%) Java
5 2 (0.94%) SQL
5 2 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (44.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (34.43%) MCSE
3 55 (25.94%) MCITP
4 48 (22.64%) MCTS
5 45 (21.23%) Degree
6 41 (19.34%) MCSA
7 12 (5.66%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.19%) CCNP
8 11 (5.19%) CCNA
8 11 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.19%) CCVP
9 9 (4.25%) MCP
9 9 (4.25%) CCA
9 9 (4.25%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.77%) CCEA
10 8 (3.77%) MCSD
11 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.85%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 89 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (20.28%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.85%) XenApp
4 23 (10.85%) XenServer
5 19 (8.96%) VMware ESX
6 17 (8.02%) vSphere
7 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.47%) KVM
11 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (9.43%) SCCM
2 11 (5.19%) MAILsweeper
3 10 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.77%) SCOM
5 5 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.42%) WSUS
8 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Opsview
9 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 212 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 96 (45.28%) VMware
3 34 (16.04%) Citrix
4 28 (13.21%) NetApp
5 26 (12.26%) Mitel
5 26 (12.26%) Polycom
6 22 (10.38%) Cisco
6 22 (10.38%) CommVault
7 21 (9.91%) AppSense
8 19 (8.96%) Siemens
9 18 (8.49%) Symantec
10 14 (6.60%) EMC
11 10 (4.72%) HP
12 9 (4.25%) TOWER Software
12 9 (4.25%) Clearswift
13 8 (3.77%) MobileIron
14 7 (3.30%) Avaya
15 5 (2.36%) McAfee
16 4 (1.89%) Computacenter
16 4 (1.89%) Lotus
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