Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1186 1153
Rank change year-on-year +37 -33 -54
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 22 61 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.031% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.069% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 109
UK median annual salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £39,450 £20,125 £27,750
90th Percentile £56,500 £61,875 £64,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% -20.00%

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 31692 36807 41886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.00% 18.59% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25561 31310 34638
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +60 22 £47,500 +58.33% 3
UK excluding London +45 17 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Midlands +31 8 £47,500 -7.32%
West Midlands +30 8 £47,500 -7.32%
North of England -10 6 £41,500 -17.00%
London +17 4 £55,000 +103.70%
Yorkshire +12 3 £41,500 -17.00%
North West -20 3 £47,500 -
South West -4 2 £40,000 +37.93% 2
South East +67 1 £47,500 -29.63% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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
1 22 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 17 (77.27%) Skype
3 12 (54.55%) Office 365
4 11 (50.00%) PBX
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Clustering
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) ISDN
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) VoIP
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
10 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
10 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
10 3 (13.64%) Veeam
10 3 (13.64%) Change Control
10 3 (13.64%) Sonus
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (13.64%) DevOps
10 3 (13.64%) Contingency Planning

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 22 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) MindAlign
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Skype
2 11 (50.00%) PBX
3 6 (27.27%) ISDN
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) PSTN
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 8 (36.36%) Lync Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Lync Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Communications Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Support
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Technician
7 2 (9.09%) Messaging Support
7 2 (9.09%) Messaging Technician
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
8 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JMS
1 2 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Handset
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.09%) BYOD
4 2 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Chat Support
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Presales
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCP
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
1 3 (13.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) CommVault
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Huawei
3 3 (13.64%) Sonus
3 3 (13.64%) Veeam
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya