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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 809 775 684
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -91
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 87 106 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.097% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.47% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 77 93 169
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
23904 22588 22985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.97% 20.77% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19699 19136 19787
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -22 85 £45,000 -18.18% 11
London -1 32 £37,500 -34.78% 5
Yorkshire -33 19 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -9 18 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -23 18 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South East -19 14 £45,000 -10.00%
North West -14 8 £62,500 - 2
Cumbria - 7 £63,750 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 6 £63,750 -
Bristol +6 5 £37,500 -34.78% 2
South West -21 5 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Berkshire -12 3 £42,500 -15.00%
City of London +1 2 £50,250 -12.60% 1
Surrey -6 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire -12 2 £27,250 -48.09%
Birmingham -15 2 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes -17 2 £45,000 +28.57%
West Midlands -20 2 £55,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £27,250 -
East Midlands +2 1 £55,000 +20.87%
Reading -4 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Cheshire -16 1 £22,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -27 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £38,000 -
Northwich - 1 £22,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £55,000 -
Barnsley - 1 £27,500 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 147 (80.33%) MS Exchange
3 133 (72.68%) Windows
4 126 (68.85%) Lync
5 118 (64.48%) Active Directory
6 109 (59.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 93 (50.82%) VMware
8 89 (48.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 84 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (44.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 81 (44.26%) SAN
12 78 (42.62%) Office 365
13 74 (40.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 72 (39.34%) NAS
15 67 (36.61%) MS Office
16 64 (34.97%) Unified Communications
17 62 (33.88%) SQL Server
18 59 (32.24%) Windows Server 2003
19 57 (31.15%) Clustering
19 57 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2003
20 55 (30.05%) SharePoint
21 54 (29.51%) Technical Architecture
22 52 (28.42%) SQL Server 2008
22 52 (28.42%) Migration
23 51 (27.87%) MCSE
23 51 (27.87%) SQL Server 2005
24 50 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2013
25 48 (26.23%) Change Control
25 48 (26.23%) Citrix
26 47 (25.68%) MS Excel

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 147 (80.33%) MS Exchange
2 126 (68.85%) Lync
3 109 (59.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 89 (48.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 57 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 55 (30.05%) SharePoint
7 50 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (15.85%) IIS
9 11 (6.01%) IBM Notes
10 9 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 67 (36.61%) MS Office
2 47 (25.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 78 (42.62%) Office 365
2 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.37%) IaaS
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (44.26%) SAN
2 72 (39.34%) NAS
3 64 (34.97%) Unified Communications
4 42 (22.95%) Firewall
5 41 (22.40%) DNS
6 28 (15.30%) VPN
6 28 (15.30%) Internet
7 26 (14.21%) H.323
7 26 (14.21%) PBX
8 22 (12.02%) SMTP
9 19 (10.38%) VoIP
9 19 (10.38%) MPLS
10 18 (9.84%) DHCP
11 16 (8.74%) TCP/IP
12 14 (7.65%) PSTN
13 8 (4.37%) SSL
13 8 (4.37%) S/MIME
13 8 (4.37%) VLAN
14 7 (3.83%) IMAP
14 7 (3.83%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (33.88%) SQL Server
2 52 (28.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (27.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (8.20%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.37%) Law
3 8 (4.37%) Legal
4 5 (2.73%) Retail
5 4 (2.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (20.22%) Consultant
2 27 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 25 (13.66%) Architect
3 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Consultant
4 24 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.84%) Analyst
6 16 (8.74%) Technical Designer
6 16 (8.74%) Communications Engineer
6 16 (8.74%) Infrastructure Designer
6 16 (8.74%) Designer
7 14 (7.65%) Exchange Consultant
7 14 (7.65%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (6.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Messaging Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.46%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.37%) Server Specialist
11 8 (4.37%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) COM
2 4 (2.19%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.09%) OLE
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (31.15%) Clustering
2 44 (24.04%) Blackberry
3 17 (9.29%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.83%) CMDB
5 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.19%) Replication
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.09%) DTV
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) BBC
8 1 (0.55%) iPhone
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 133 (72.68%) Windows
2 82 (44.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (32.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (19.13%) UNIX
5 29 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (15.30%) Linux
7 7 (3.83%) AIX
7 7 (3.83%) Solaris
8 5 (2.73%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.64%) Android
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.51%) Technical Architecture
2 52 (28.42%) Migration
3 48 (26.23%) Change Control
4 34 (18.58%) Change Management
5 25 (13.66%) ITIL
6 23 (12.57%) Project Management
6 23 (12.57%) Load Balancing
7 19 (10.38%) Problem Management
7 19 (10.38%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (8.20%) Service Delivery
9 14 (7.65%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.10%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.37%) High Availability
12 7 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.83%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.28%) TOGAF
13 6 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
14 5 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (2.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.58%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.46%) VBScript
3 7 (3.83%) SQL
4 6 (3.28%) VB
5 2 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (40.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (27.87%) MCSE
3 36 (19.67%) MCITP
4 32 (17.49%) MCSA
5 29 (15.85%) MCTS
6 25 (13.66%) Degree
7 15 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
9 12 (6.56%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.01%) CCNA
11 10 (5.46%) CCNP
11 10 (5.46%) CCVP
12 9 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (4.92%) CCA
12 9 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (4.37%) MCP
14 7 (3.83%) MCSD
14 7 (3.83%) CCEA
15 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (2.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.03%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (64.48%) Active Directory
2 84 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (21.31%) Hyper-V
4 30 (16.39%) XenApp
4 30 (16.39%) XenServer
5 23 (12.57%) VMware ESX
5 23 (12.57%) vSphere
6 6 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (15.85%) SCCM
2 13 (7.10%) SCOM
3 12 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (4.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.19%) Opsview
5 4 (2.19%) Nagios
5 4 (2.19%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.09%) WSUS
7 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 183 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 93 (50.82%) VMware
3 48 (26.23%) Citrix
4 34 (18.58%) CommVault
5 33 (18.03%) NetApp
6 30 (16.39%) AppSense
7 27 (14.75%) Polycom
8 26 (14.21%) Cisco
9 19 (10.38%) Mitel
10 15 (8.20%) Symantec
11 12 (6.56%) HP
11 12 (6.56%) EMC
12 11 (6.01%) Lotus
13 10 (5.46%) Siemens
13 10 (5.46%) MobileIron
14 8 (4.37%) Tandberg
15 5 (2.73%) Avaya
16 4 (2.19%) Dell
16 4 (2.19%) Sun
16 4 (2.19%) Veeam
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