Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1169 1161 1204
Rank change year-on-year -8 +43 -74
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 17 23 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.059% 0.074% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 71
UK median annual salary £28,750 £44,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.39% +20.27% -7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,850 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,750 £41,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -30.72% +12.16% -7.50%

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 29,003 30,958 37,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.67% 17.88% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23,363 25,407 31,869
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Office Communications Server in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 6 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 25 June 2018. 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 +11 17 £28,750 -35.39% 2
UK excluding London -23 9 £28,750 -30.72% 2
London -11 8 - -
East of England +3 7 £27,500 -15.38% 1
North of England +26 2 £55,000 +32.53% 1
North East - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) Skype for Business
3 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (70.59%) LAN
4 12 (70.59%) WAN
5 11 (64.71%) CommVault
5 11 (64.71%) Symantec
5 11 (64.71%) Blackberry
5 11 (64.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (58.82%) Office 365
6 10 (58.82%) SAN
6 10 (58.82%) Google
6 10 (58.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (52.94%) Finance
7 9 (52.94%) Citrix
7 9 (52.94%) Windows
8 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
8 8 (47.06%) Cisco
8 8 (47.06%) VBScript
8 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (47.06%) ITIL
8 8 (47.06%) Project Management
8 8 (47.06%) BCP
8 8 (47.06%) Intranet
8 8 (47.06%) Extranet

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 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (88.24%) Skype for Business
3 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (64.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2000
5 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) G Suite
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) LAN
1 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) Extranet
3 8 (47.06%) Intranet
3 8 (47.06%) NAS
3 8 (47.06%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (23.53%) Messaging Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Products Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (64.71%) Blackberry
2 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 8 (47.06%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (23.53%) Apple TV
4 3 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (58.82%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (47.06%) BCP
3 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity
3 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 8 (47.06%) Data Security
3 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (47.06%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Strategic Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Value Proposition
4 4 (23.53%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
1 8 (47.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
3 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) CommVault
2 11 (64.71%) Symantec
3 10 (58.82%) Google
4 9 (52.94%) Citrix
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) GFI Software
5 8 (47.06%) Mimosa
5 8 (47.06%) OpenText
5 8 (47.06%) RightFax
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Apple
7 4 (23.53%) Dell
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) Meru Networks
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
9 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 2 (11.76%) Juniper
9 2 (11.76%) Nokia
9 2 (11.76%) Veritas