The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 247 231
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 3 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.059% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.76% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 14
Median salary £40,000 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.40% -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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 926 1448 1283
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.21% 24.60% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 1229 1103
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Office Communications Server in the South West

Office Communications Server
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Bristol +1 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Office Communications Server
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) BYOD
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) 802.11
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS

Office Communications Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) 802.11
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) BYOD
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom