Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Office Communications Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office Communications Server over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1151 1163
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12 -64
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 23 81 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.043% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.077% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 52 101
England median annual salary £47,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.38% -7.50% -23.81%
10th Percentile £35,850 £22,525 £28,500
90th Percentile £53,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.38% -7.50% -23.81%

Office Communications Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 30059 35546 40418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 18.05% 18.70% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24569 30494 33716
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Office Communications Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Office Communications Server in England

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Office Communications Server in England

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office Communications Server in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Office Communications Server in England

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England -9 8 £41,500 -2.35%
Midlands +34 5 £47,500 +28.38%
West Midlands +31 5 £47,500 +28.38%
Yorkshire +3 5 £41,500 -17.00%
London +21 4 £55,000 +10.00%
South West +12 3 £40,000 +37.93%
North West -29 3 £47,500 -
South East +76 1 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England +26 1 - -
Office Communications Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) Skype for Business
3 15 (65.22%) Skype
4 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 12 (52.17%) Windows
6 11 (47.83%) PBX
6 11 (47.83%) Office 365
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
8 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) VoIP
9 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (21.74%) vSphere
10 5 (21.74%) Change Control
10 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
10 5 (21.74%) IIS
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) SLA
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) Clustering
11 4 (17.39%) Citrix

Office Communications Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (91.30%) Skype for Business
2 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.70%) JBoss
6 2 (8.70%) MindAlign
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Skype
2 11 (47.83%) PBX
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) VoIP
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) ISDN
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 3 (13.04%) VPN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) Internet
7 2 (8.70%) NAS
8 1 (4.35%) 802.11
8 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.35%) MPLS
8 1 (4.35%) OSPF
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Consultant
2 9 (39.13%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 8 (34.78%) Lync Consultant
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Support
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Technician
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) JMS
1 2 (8.70%) XMPP
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) BYOD
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.04%) Handset
4 3 (13.04%) iPhone
4 3 (13.04%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Change Control
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Chat Support
4 2 (8.70%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCP
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
1 3 (13.04%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) Avaya
5 3 (13.04%) CommVault
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Huawei
5 3 (13.04%) Sonus
5 3 (13.04%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Polycom