The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 225 249 250
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing PBX 19 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.058% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.41% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 9
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -
PBX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1137 987 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.21% 14.26% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 873 763 1045
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PBX across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PBX
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PBX across the North West region.

PBX Salary Trend in the North West

PBX
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PBX across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PBX Salary Histogram in the North West

PBX
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 8 £43,250 - 6
Lancashire +13 6 £27,500 -
Cheshire +5 4 £45,500 +37.87%
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PBX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PBX.

1 28 (73.68%) VoIP
2 18 (47.37%) WAN
3 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco
3 16 (42.11%) CCNA
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (42.11%) Asterisk PBX
4 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
5 14 (36.84%) Firewall
5 14 (36.84%) ISDN
6 12 (31.58%) LAN
7 10 (26.32%) Lync
8 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
8 9 (23.68%) SLA
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (23.68%) Avaya
8 9 (23.68%) DPNSS
8 9 (23.68%) QSIG
8 9 (23.68%) Operations Management
9 8 (21.05%) IP Telephony
10 7 (18.42%) Wireshark
10 7 (18.42%) VLAN
10 7 (18.42%) CCNP
10 7 (18.42%) VPN
11 5 (13.16%) Mitel
11 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
12 4 (10.53%) Toshiba
13 3 (7.89%) Linux
13 3 (7.89%) Nortel

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PBX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PBX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) VoIP
2 18 (47.37%) WAN
3 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 16 (42.11%) Asterisk PBX
4 14 (36.84%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) ISDN
5 12 (31.58%) LAN
6 9 (23.68%) DPNSS
6 9 (23.68%) QSIG
7 8 (21.05%) IP Telephony
8 7 (18.42%) VLAN
8 7 (18.42%) Wireshark
8 7 (18.42%) VPN
9 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
10 2 (5.26%) Internet
11 1 (2.63%) Softswitch
11 1 (2.63%) DMS-100
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) MS Access
General
1 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) VoIP Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) IP Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Voice Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior VoIP Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Avaya Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Network Support
6 3 (7.89%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
1 9 (23.68%) Operations Management
2 3 (7.89%) Line Management
2 3 (7.89%) People Management
3 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) CCNA
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (18.42%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) XenApp
1 2 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Avaya
3 5 (13.16%) Mitel
4 4 (10.53%) Toshiba
5 3 (7.89%) Nortel
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) Draytek
7 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
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