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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 856 894 877
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 21 64 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.060% 0.086%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 42 89
Median salary £28,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,730 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £41,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-34.14% -7.34%

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
16455 20053 23523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.12% 18.88% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13774 16791 19684
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 16 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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +27 17 £34,000 -15.00% 1
London +56 6 £34,000 +4.61%
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
North East +6 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear 0 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +19 2 £25,000 +5.48%
Sheffield +8 2 £25,000 +5.48%
South Yorkshire +2 2 £25,000 +5.48%
North West -20 2 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
Erskine - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Wembley +6 1 £28,000 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (88.89%) MS Exchange
3 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
4 28 (77.78%) Windows
5 26 (72.22%) Office 365
5 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
6 22 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (58.33%) VMware
8 20 (55.56%) MS Office
9 19 (52.78%) SharePoint
10 17 (47.22%) Change Management
11 16 (44.44%) VMware ESX
11 16 (44.44%) SLA
11 16 (44.44%) Skype for Business
12 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (41.67%) SCCM
12 15 (41.67%) Clustering
12 15 (41.67%) Internet
13 14 (38.89%) Fault Analysis
13 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 14 (38.89%) SAN
13 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
13 14 (38.89%) IIS
13 14 (38.89%) Problem Management
13 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (38.89%) vSphere

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 32 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 22 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (52.78%) SharePoint
4 16 (44.44%) Skype for Business
5 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (38.89%) IIS
6 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (13.89%) IBM Domino
8 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (2.78%) CMS
10 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (55.56%) MS Office
2 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (72.22%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Internet
2 14 (38.89%) NAS
2 14 (38.89%) SAN
3 7 (19.44%) Skype
4 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) SMTP
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (5.56%) IMAP
7 2 (5.56%) POP3
8 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.78%) LAN
8 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) GIS
General
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) IT Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) IT Support
2 14 (38.89%) IT Support Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Support Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) VMware Support Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Support Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Messaging Specialist
6 5 (13.89%) Senior IT Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior IT Support
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Change Management
2 14 (38.89%) Change Control
2 14 (38.89%) Fault Analysis
2 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 14 (38.89%) Problem Management
3 12 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Content Management
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Email Management
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) VB
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) LINC
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.00%) MCSE
3 7 (19.44%) MCITP
4 5 (13.89%) MCSM
4 5 (13.89%) MCTS
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CISA
7 1 (2.78%) CISM
7 1 (2.78%) CISSP
7 1 (2.78%) CRISC
7 1 (2.78%) SANS
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (38.89%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) Remedy
5 5 (13.89%) BMC
5 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) Computacenter
5 5 (13.89%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Sun
6 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) IronPort
7 1 (2.78%) RightFax
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software