The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 24 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 184 203 182
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.100% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 0.49% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
822 1016 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.86% 20.31% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 716 885 732
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the West Midlands region.

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
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Birmingham +8 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Lync
1 10 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 9 (90.00%) MCTS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Migration
3 8 (80.00%) MCITP
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (70.00%) Project Management
5 6 (60.00%) SAN
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) MCSA
5 6 (60.00%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (60.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Avaya
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (100.00%) Lync
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) MCTS
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) MCITP
3 6 (60.00%) MCSA
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
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