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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 224 209 185
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.020% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £37,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -8.10%
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
1049 999 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.65% 19.83% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 844 887 598
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +6 6 £37,000 -38.33%
Wolverhampton - 6 £37,000 -
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) SCOM
1 6 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (100.00%) WebEx
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (100.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Communications Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft