The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 66 63
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.41% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.92% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £20,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -38.46%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 91 104 122
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.27% 21.36% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 86 86 94
Median salary £32,500 £35,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.80% -11.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,300 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Office Communications Server in Tyne and Wear

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Collaboration Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro