Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1189 1155 1168
Rank change year-on-year -34 +13 -81
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 14 16 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.047% 0.052% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 75
UK median annual salary - £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.41% -12.94%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -12.94%

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 29,613 30,563 38,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.68% 17.71% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24,265 25,403 32,603
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,269 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.45% +0.60% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
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
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 20 April 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 -9 14 - - 1
UK excluding London -12 10 - - 2
East of England +3 7 - - 1
London -23 4 - -
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 11 (78.57%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (50.00%) Skype
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) CommVault
3 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Symantec
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure

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 14 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) Skype
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Extranet
2 4 (28.57%) Intranet
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) Telepresence
3 3 (21.43%) WebEx
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 4 (28.57%) WPF
2 3 (21.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) BCP
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Data Security
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Value Proposition
4 3 (21.43%) Break/Fix
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) CommVault
2 7 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (28.57%) Apple
3 4 (28.57%) GFI Software
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) Mimosa
3 4 (28.57%) OpenText
3 4 (28.57%) RightFax
4 3 (21.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) VMware