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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 190 195
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.07% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Average salary - £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.97%
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
1114 844 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.83% 17.01% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 931 732 851
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 £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Design Authority
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware