Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1138 1175 1187
Rank change year-on-year +37 +12 -39
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 25 42 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.080% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 106
UK median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £40,750 £24,900 £27,188
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -20.00%

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31190 35248 41483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.86% 18.39% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25110 29792 34549
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 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
England +57 22 £47,500 +35.71% 2
UK excluding London +60 18 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Midlands +39 8 £47,500 -7.32%
West Midlands +27 8 £47,500 -7.32%
North of England +15 6 £41,500 +48.21%
London -9 6 £65,500 +142.59% 1
Yorkshire +23 3 £41,500 +66.00%
North West -4 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Scotland -7 3 £47,500 -
South East +63 1 £47,500 -29.63% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 25 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 19 (76.00%) Skype
3 16 (64.00%) Office 365
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) PBX
5 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 10 (40.00%) Clustering
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (28.00%) IIS
9 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 6 (24.00%) DHCP
10 6 (24.00%) Citrix
10 6 (24.00%) ISDN
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
10 6 (24.00%) SCOM
10 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
11 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.00%) ITIL
12 4 (16.00%) VPN

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 25 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) MindAlign
5 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) Office 365
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Skype
2 11 (44.00%) PBX
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
4 6 (24.00%) ISDN
5 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) LAN
7 3 (12.00%) PSTN
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 1 (4.00%) Firewall
8 1 (4.00%) LDAP
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
8 1 (4.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
1 9 (36.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Lync Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Lync Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Messaging Support
6 2 (8.00%) Messaging Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) JMS
1 2 (8.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) Handset
3 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Chat Support
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Service Design
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) MCP
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) CommVault
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Huawei
5 3 (12.00%) Sonus
5 3 (12.00%) Veeam
5 3 (12.00%) Veritas