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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 805 810 692
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -118
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 87 136 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.54% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 110 172
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.04%

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
22699 25101 22725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.01% 21.23% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18867 21006 19234
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 2015. 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 -5 79 £40,000 -23.80% 5
South East +13 23 £38,500 -18.94% 1
South West - 20 £40,000 -
London +20 19 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Bristol - 14 £40,000 -
Hampshire +11 12 £38,500 +54.00%
North West +5 9 £63,750 +155.00% 1
City of London +40 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 8 - -
Cumbria - 7 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes -28 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 6 £32,500 -
Gloucester - 6 £32,500 -
East Midlands +14 4 £42,500 -17.07%
Leeds 0 3 £30,500 -39.00% 1
West Yorkshire -8 3 £30,500 -39.00% 1
Yorkshire -17 3 £30,500 -39.00% 1
Nottingham +2 2 £54,000 +5.36%
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £54,000 +5.36%
Manchester -2 2 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £55,000 -
Crawley - 2 £31,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £31,000 -
Derbyshire +9 1 £39,000 -23.90%
Berkshire -12 1 £42,500 -12.82% 1
West Midlands -15 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Birmingham -19 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Chesterfield - 1 £39,000 -
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 157 (76.21%) Lync
3 148 (71.84%) Windows
4 143 (69.42%) Active Directory
5 134 (65.05%) MS Exchange
6 109 (52.91%) SharePoint
7 88 (42.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 79 (38.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (37.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 78 (37.86%) Citrix
10 77 (37.38%) SQL Server
11 75 (36.41%) VMware
12 74 (35.92%) MCSE
13 69 (33.50%) MS Office
13 69 (33.50%) SCCM
13 69 (33.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 68 (33.01%) SCOM
14 68 (33.01%) Exchange Server 2010
14 68 (33.01%) SLA
15 59 (28.64%) SAN
15 59 (28.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 56 (27.18%) ITIL
17 53 (25.73%) Clustering
18 52 (25.24%) MS Excel
19 50 (24.27%) Cisco
19 50 (24.27%) Office 365
20 48 (23.30%) IIS
20 48 (23.30%) Migration
21 45 (21.84%) vSphere
22 43 (20.87%) PowerShell

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 157 (76.21%) Lync
2 134 (65.05%) MS Exchange
3 109 (52.91%) SharePoint
4 78 (37.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 68 (33.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 48 (23.30%) IIS
7 29 (14.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (12.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (8.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (4.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 5 (2.43%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.97%) GroupWise
Applications
1 69 (33.50%) MS Office
2 52 (25.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.27%) Office 365
2 16 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.80%) IaaS
4 12 (5.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.46%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (28.64%) SAN
2 42 (20.39%) Internet
3 36 (17.48%) Firewall
4 28 (13.59%) DNS
5 26 (12.62%) VLAN
5 26 (12.62%) NAS
6 25 (12.14%) Unified Communications
7 16 (7.77%) VoIP
8 12 (5.83%) TCP/IP
9 11 (5.34%) DHCP
9 11 (5.34%) H.323
10 10 (4.85%) WebEx
10 10 (4.85%) IMAP
11 8 (3.88%) VPN
12 6 (2.91%) POP3
12 6 (2.91%) Wireshark
12 6 (2.91%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (2.43%) WAN
13 5 (2.43%) SSL
14 4 (1.94%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (37.38%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 41 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (7.28%) Finance
2 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.37%) Marketing
4 8 (3.88%) Back Office
4 8 (3.88%) Law
5 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.43%) Advertising
5 5 (2.43%) Electronics
6 3 (1.46%) Publishing
6 3 (1.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (21.36%) Analyst
2 34 (16.50%) Architect
3 30 (14.56%) Support Engineer
4 29 (14.08%) Consultant
5 20 (9.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 20 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 16 (7.77%) Operations Analyst
7 16 (7.77%) Technical Architect
7 16 (7.77%) Wintel Engineer
7 16 (7.77%) Operations Engineer
7 16 (7.77%) Wintel Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Consultant
9 12 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.34%) Principal Consultant
11 10 (4.85%) Technical Design Authority
12 9 (4.37%) Messaging Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Office 365 Architect
13 8 (3.88%) Messaging Specialist
13 8 (3.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.94%) MAPI
3 3 (1.46%) XMPP
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.73%) Clustering
2 33 (16.02%) Blackberry
3 32 (15.53%) Data Centre
4 28 (13.59%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.34%) Replication
7 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.43%) DTV
9 4 (1.94%) iPhone
10 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 148 (71.84%) Windows
2 79 (38.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (28.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (11.17%) UNIX
6 21 (10.19%) AIX
6 21 (10.19%) Solaris
7 6 (2.91%) Android
8 5 (2.43%) Linux
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.18%) ITIL
2 48 (23.30%) Migration
3 41 (19.90%) Problem Management
4 33 (16.02%) Change Management
5 25 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (11.65%) Change Control
6 24 (11.65%) Load Balancing
7 22 (10.68%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.22%) ITIL V3
9 18 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (8.74%) Software Deployment
9 18 (8.74%) CRM
10 17 (8.25%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (7.77%) TOGAF
12 15 (7.28%) Mobile Device Management
12 15 (7.28%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (6.31%) Project Management
14 11 (5.34%) Service Management
14 11 (5.34%) Service Delivery
15 10 (4.85%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.87%) PowerShell
2 41 (19.90%) SQL
3 4 (1.94%) VBScript
4 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (42.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (35.92%) MCSE
3 33 (16.02%) Security Cleared
4 31 (15.05%) SC Cleared
5 29 (14.08%) CCA
5 29 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
6 25 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (11.65%) MCITP
8 22 (10.68%) Degree
9 20 (9.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (8.74%) CCEA
10 18 (8.74%) MCP
10 18 (8.74%) MCSD
11 17 (8.25%) MCSA
12 14 (6.80%) MCTS
13 11 (5.34%) CCEE
13 11 (5.34%) CCIA
14 7 (3.40%) CCNP
15 5 (2.43%) CCNA
15 5 (2.43%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (33.01%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 143 (69.42%) Active Directory
2 69 (33.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (21.84%) vSphere
4 35 (16.99%) Hyper-V
5 21 (10.19%) VMware ESX
5 21 (10.19%) XenDesktop
6 18 (8.74%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.43%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (2.43%) UAG
8 4 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.94%) XenServer
9 3 (1.46%) XenApp
9 3 (1.46%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 69 (33.50%) SCCM
2 68 (33.01%) SCOM
3 18 (8.74%) Nagios
3 18 (8.74%) Opsview
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.46%) MOM
6 3 (1.46%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 206 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 78 (37.86%) Citrix
3 75 (36.41%) VMware
4 50 (24.27%) Cisco
5 27 (13.11%) HP
6 21 (10.19%) EMC
7 20 (9.71%) CommVault
8 19 (9.22%) NetApp
8 19 (9.22%) Dell
9 18 (8.74%) Veeam
9 18 (8.74%) Huawei
10 17 (8.25%) LANDesk
10 17 (8.25%) Remedy
11 10 (4.85%) Oracle
12 6 (2.91%) Adobe
12 6 (2.91%) Avaya
12 6 (2.91%) Polycom
13 5 (2.43%) Lotus
13 5 (2.43%) SAP
14 4 (1.94%) Hitachi
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