The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 197 190
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.062% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.34% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 13
Average salary - £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Office Communications Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1035 876 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.33% 18.05% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 935 727 830
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware