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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 225 228 263
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +35
Permanent jobs citing PBX 9 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.32% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.83% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 4
Average salary £25,000 £33,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -0.73%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
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
874 1148 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.40% 17.61% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 741 867 837
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
Lancashire -2 7 £25,000 -9.09%
Manchester +3 2 £50,000 -2.91%
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) Unified Communications
2 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (50.00%) Mitel
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) Avaya
5 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (35.00%) Coaching
6 7 (35.00%) Line Management
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (20.00%) VoIP
10 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
10 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
10 3 (15.00%) Service Continuity Management

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Unified Communications
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) Broadband
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) GSM
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) PSTN
6 3 (15.00%) Skype
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) H.323
7 2 (10.00%) ISDN
7 2 (10.00%) SS7
8 1 (5.00%) LAN
8 1 (5.00%) MD110
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
1 3 (15.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (35.00%) Coaching
2 7 (35.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Document Management
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Mitel
2 8 (40.00%) Avaya
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) BT
6 3 (15.00%) Dell
6 3 (15.00%) Lotus
6 3 (15.00%) Sage
6 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.00%) Aastra
7 1 (5.00%) Altiris
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix