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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 874 897
Rank change year-on-year +29 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 7 59 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.060% 0.077%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.048% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 62
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.10% -12.94%  

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 14523 18473 20757
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.92% 18.90% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12034 15855 17276
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +12 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Yorkshire +10 2 £22,000 -56.00%
London +54 1 £60,000 -22.58%
East of England +19 1 - -
Office Communications Server
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
3 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
4 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
6 7 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (53.85%) Office 365
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (53.85%) Skype
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (38.46%) Cisco
8 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
8 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (30.77%) VMware
10 3 (23.08%) VLAN
10 3 (23.08%) Degree
10 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (23.08%) MCSE
10 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 3 (23.08%) LAN
10 3 (23.08%) VoIP
10 3 (23.08%) WAN
10 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (23.08%) Apple
10 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification

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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
3 7 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) 802.11
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) HSRP
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Collaboration Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Communications Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Messaging Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Messaging Support
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lync Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) BYOD
2 3 (23.08%) iPhone
2 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) Email Management
2 2 (15.38%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Apple
4 3 (23.08%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Trend Micro
6 1 (7.69%) Polycom