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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 247 203 242
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +39
Permanent jobs citing PBX 5 35 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.51% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 3.47% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 7
Average salary £41,500 £28,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £18,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,350 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -7.64%
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
1082 1010 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.74% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 899 857 886
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -25 3 £48,000 +88.23%
Merseyside +7 1 £33,000 -40.00%
Lancashire -17 1 - -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (30.00%) Mitel
6 3 (30.00%) Siemens
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) SMTP
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (20.00%) PSTN

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) PSTN
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) DSL
6 2 (20.00%) H.323
6 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (10.00%) PABX
7 1 (10.00%) RIP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
4 1 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) MCTS
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Siemens
3 3 (30.00%) Mitel
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Polycom
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) NEC
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (10.00%) Panasonic
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed