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 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 890 885
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Office Communications Server 8 35 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.036% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.050% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 67
Median salary £47,500 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.79% -27.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £18,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £29,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +63.79% -27.50%  

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 15848 18380 21193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.08% 18.70% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12966 15612 17536
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Office Communications Server in the UK

Office Communications Server
Top 17 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 8 £47,500 +63.79% 1
London +34 2 £55,000 +83.33% 1
North West -26 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands +21 1 £47,500 +35.71%
City of London +19 1 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 1 £41,500 -17.00%
Leeds +4 1 £41,500 -17.00%
Yorkshire +3 1 £41,500 -17.00%
Bristol -8 1 £40,000 -15.78%
South West -15 1 £40,000 +37.93%
South East - 1 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Skype for Business
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 9 (56.25%) Skype
6 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 8 (50.00%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
7 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (25.00%) PBX
9 4 (25.00%) VoIP
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (18.75%) IIS
10 3 (18.75%) WAN
10 3 (18.75%) Apple
10 3 (18.75%) Avaya
10 3 (18.75%) SAN
10 3 (18.75%) SLA
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) Change Management

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 (87.50%) Skype for Business
2 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.25%) JBoss
6 1 (6.25%) MindAlign
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Skype
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) PBX
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) 802.11
5 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) HSRP
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Lync Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Communications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Support
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) BYOD
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) iPhone
2 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Control
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Chat Support
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Email Management
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Apple
4 3 (18.75%) Avaya
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Huawei
5 1 (6.25%) Polycom
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
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