The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 246 211 204
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -7
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 16 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.03% 0.57% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 15
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1557 1236 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.22% 23.29% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 989 955
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Office Communications Server Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Office Communications Server Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(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
West Yorkshire -28 16 £50,000 +42.85%
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 43 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (97.67%) MS Exchange
3 40 (93.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (76.74%) Windows
5 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
6 30 (69.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (67.44%) MS Office
8 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (62.79%) SAN
9 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
9 27 (62.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (62.79%) VMware
9 27 (62.79%) Clustering
9 27 (62.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (62.79%) NAS
9 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (62.79%) Change Control
10 25 (58.14%) XenApp
10 25 (58.14%) XenServer
10 25 (58.14%) AppSense
10 25 (58.14%) Technical Architecture
10 25 (58.14%) Linux
10 25 (58.14%) UNIX
10 25 (58.14%) CommVault
10 25 (58.14%) NetApp
10 25 (58.14%) Citrix
11 16 (37.21%) Lync
12 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
13 11 (25.58%) Blackberry

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 42 (97.67%) MS Exchange
2 40 (93.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (69.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (37.21%) Lync
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (67.44%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) SAN
1 27 (62.79%) NAS
2 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
3 11 (25.58%) VPN
4 10 (23.26%) DNS
5 9 (20.93%) PBX
6 8 (18.60%) DHCP
6 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.28%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) PSTN
9 4 (9.30%) H.323
9 4 (9.30%) Firewall
9 4 (9.30%) SMTP
10 2 (4.65%) Internet
11 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Technical Designer
1 17 (39.53%) Infrastructure Designer
1 17 (39.53%) Designer
2 10 (23.26%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Communications Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Communications Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (62.79%) Clustering
2 11 (25.58%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
1 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (58.14%) Linux
3 25 (58.14%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Change Control
2 25 (58.14%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (23.26%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.30%) MCTS
1 4 (9.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
2 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (58.14%) XenApp
3 25 (58.14%) XenServer
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (62.79%) VMware
3 25 (58.14%) AppSense
3 25 (58.14%) Citrix
3 25 (58.14%) CommVault
3 25 (58.14%) NetApp
4 7 (16.28%) Siemens
4 7 (16.28%) Mitel
4 7 (16.28%) Polycom
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe