Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1155 1163 1160
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -89
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 17 29 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.057% 0.091% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 94
UK median annual salary £66,000 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +135.71% -30.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £46,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £79,750 £47,125 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75% -5.88%

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 29,637 31,703 38,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.01% 17.90% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24,415 26,625 32,366
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Office Communications Server in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 7 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 24 January 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
UK excluding London +6 14 £47,500 +46.15%
England -3 14 £66,000 +135.71%
Midlands - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
East of England -1 5 - -
London -17 3 £66,000 +135.71%
Scotland -32 3 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 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%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 15 (88.24%) Skype
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Office 365
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) Apple
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
8 4 (23.53%) WPF
8 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server

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%) Skype for Business
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Skype
2 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
4 3 (17.65%) ISDN
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) PSTN
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) Telepresence
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) WebEx
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) WLAN
5 1 (5.88%) PBX
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPLS
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Lync Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
1 4 (23.53%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) XMPP
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) Break/Fix
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Apple
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec