The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 877 850
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 8 73 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.070% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.053% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 36 85
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 £22,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £68,750
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15198 19713 20967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.79% 18.88% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12597 16633 17397
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Office Communications Server
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Office Communications Server in the UK

Office Communications Server
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Office Communications Server in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 10 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +9 8 £40,000 +8.10% 2
South West +19 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Bristol 0 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Yorkshire +17 2 £22,000 -56.00%
East of England - 2 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £30,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £22,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £22,000 -
London +46 1 £60,000 -29.41% 2

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) MS Exchange
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 15 (68.18%) Office 365
5 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
6 13 (59.09%) Skype for Business
6 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (54.55%) MS Office
7 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (50.00%) VMware
9 9 (40.91%) Blackberry
9 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
10 8 (36.36%) IIS
10 8 (36.36%) SLA
10 8 (36.36%) Internet
10 8 (36.36%) SAN
10 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
10 8 (36.36%) Clustering
10 8 (36.36%) Change Management
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (36.36%) NAS
10 8 (36.36%) vSphere
10 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
10 8 (36.36%) SCCM
10 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (36.36%) Change Control

Office Communications Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (95.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (59.09%) Skype for Business
3 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (36.36%) IIS
5 7 (31.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
1 8 (36.36%) NAS
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) Skype
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) VLAN
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (9.09%) IMAP
5 2 (9.09%) POP3
5 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.55%) HSRP
6 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) IT Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) IT Support
1 8 (36.36%) IT Support Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Collaboration Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Communications Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Support
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Blackberry
2 8 (36.36%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) BYOD
3 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Control
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) Fault Analysis
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Email Management
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSM
4 1 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Apple
4 3 (13.64%) Avaya
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.55%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Polycom
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
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