Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PBX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PBX over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 980 865 941
Rank change year-on-year -115 +76 -35
Permanent jobs citing PBX 203 329 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.17% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 175 281 290
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,600 £20,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

PBX is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 25,538 28,040 33,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.84% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20,193 22,770 27,610
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PBX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PBX in the UK

PBX
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PBX in the UK

PBX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PBX over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PBX in the UK

PBX
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 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
England -117 179 £42,500 +6.25% 34
UK excluding London -94 123 £40,000 +6.67% 20
London +28 66 £51,000 +20.00% 15
South East -39 41 £40,000 -26.61% 5
North of England -2 23 £22,500 -38.36% 6
Midlands +7 21 £41,500 -5.68% 1
East of England -15 14 £55,000 +69.23% 7
West Midlands +29 13 £42,500 +2.68%
South West -34 13 £47,500 +143.59%
North West +2 12 £22,500 -26.23% 2
East Midlands +3 8 £40,500 -7.95% 1
North East -17 7 - -
Scotland -5 6 £30,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +18 4 £29,500 -32.95% 4
Wales 0 4 £55,242 +130.18% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing PBX 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 PBX.

1 111 (54.68%) VoIP
2 87 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 72 (35.47%) Windows
4 63 (31.03%) Telecoms
5 60 (29.56%) Cisco
6 55 (27.09%) Active Directory
7 51 (25.12%) Firewall
8 50 (24.63%) Office 365
9 45 (22.17%) Windows Server
10 44 (21.67%) WAN
11 42 (20.69%) LAN
11 42 (20.69%) Unified Communications
12 40 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
13 38 (18.72%) Cisco Certification
14 37 (18.23%) Avaya
14 37 (18.23%) Linux
14 37 (18.23%) DNS
15 36 (17.73%) ITIL
16 35 (17.24%) Mitel
17 34 (16.75%) VMware
18 33 (16.26%) TCP/IP
19 27 (13.30%) DHCP
19 27 (13.30%) Finance
19 27 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (12.81%) VLAN
21 25 (12.32%) Skype
22 24 (11.82%) Hyper-V
22 24 (11.82%) Skype for Business
22 24 (11.82%) Project Management
22 24 (11.82%) VPN

PBX
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 24 (11.82%) Skype for Business
2 21 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.96%) IIS
6 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Revit
4 1 (0.49%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.63%) Office 365
2 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.93%) Mimecast
5 8 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.94%) G Suite
6 5 (2.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.99%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 111 (54.68%) VoIP
2 51 (25.12%) Firewall
3 44 (21.67%) WAN
4 42 (20.69%) LAN
4 42 (20.69%) Unified Communications
5 37 (18.23%) DNS
6 33 (16.26%) TCP/IP
7 27 (13.30%) DHCP
8 26 (12.81%) VLAN
9 25 (12.32%) Skype
10 24 (11.82%) VPN
11 18 (8.87%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (8.37%) Broadband
13 15 (7.39%) Ethernet
14 14 (6.90%) Asterisk PBX
14 14 (6.90%) ISDN
15 13 (6.40%) PSTN
16 12 (5.91%) PABX
16 12 (5.91%) Wireless
17 11 (5.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.93%) MySQL
3 7 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.99%) Power BI
6 1 (0.49%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.49%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Subversion
2 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.46%) Phabricator
4 1 (0.49%) GCC
4 1 (0.49%) GDB
4 1 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.49%) Trac
General
1 63 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 27 (13.30%) Finance
3 10 (4.93%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.45%) Marketing
5 6 (2.96%) Retail
6 5 (2.46%) Electronics
6 5 (2.46%) Legal
7 4 (1.97%) Local Government
8 3 (1.48%) Billing
8 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (12.81%) Support Engineer
2 24 (11.82%) IT Manager
3 17 (8.37%) Analyst
4 16 (7.88%) Consultant
5 15 (7.39%) IT Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) Telecoms Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Network Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (5.91%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (5.42%) Administrator
9 11 (5.42%) IT Support
10 10 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.93%) VoIP Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Technical Support
12 8 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Telecoms Manager
12 8 (3.94%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.46%) 802.1X
1 5 (2.46%) FreeSWITCH
1 5 (2.46%) LAMP
1 5 (2.46%) LDAP
1 5 (2.46%) MAPI
2 2 (0.99%) XMPP
3 1 (0.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.49%) Gearman
3 1 (0.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.42%) Replication
3 11 (5.42%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.96%) iPhone
7 6 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.46%) Clustering
8 5 (2.46%) IVR
8 5 (2.46%) Robotics
8 5 (2.46%) YubiKey
9 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.97%) Blog
9 4 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.48%) Handset
11 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.47%) Windows
2 45 (22.17%) Windows Server
3 37 (18.23%) Linux
4 21 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.36%) Windows 10
6 12 (5.91%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.42%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.94%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.96%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.46%) Android
11 5 (2.46%) Debian
11 5 (2.46%) VMS
12 4 (1.97%) CentOS
12 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.48%) Unix
13 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.73%) ITIL
2 24 (11.82%) Project Management
3 22 (10.84%) CRM
4 20 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (7.39%) Coaching
6 15 (7.39%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.39%) Service Delivery
7 12 (5.91%) Presales
8 11 (5.42%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (5.42%) Data Protection
8 11 (5.42%) Software Licensing
9 10 (4.93%) Capacity Management
9 10 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (4.43%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.43%) Programme Management
10 9 (4.43%) Server Management
11 8 (3.94%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (3.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.87%) SQL
2 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.43%) Python
4 8 (3.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.49%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (18.72%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (11.33%) Degree
3 22 (10.84%) CCNA
4 19 (9.36%) CCNP
4 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (7.88%) MCSE
6 8 (3.94%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.96%) CCDP
7 6 (2.96%) CISM
7 6 (2.96%) CISSP
7 6 (2.96%) HND
8 5 (2.46%) MCSA
9 4 (1.97%) CCENT
9 4 (1.97%) CCSP
9 4 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.48%) MCP
10 3 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.99%) APMP
11 2 (0.99%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.82%) SLA
2 11 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.45%) GDPR
3 7 (3.45%) QA
4 6 (2.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 55 (27.09%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (11.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.96%) VirtualBox
5 5 (2.46%) Dovecot
5 5 (2.46%) iptables
5 5 (2.46%) KVM
5 5 (2.46%) Postfix
5 5 (2.46%) QEMU
5 5 (2.46%) Xen
6 4 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.48%) Firmware
8 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.99%) Docker
8 2 (0.99%) RHEV
8 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.49%) vSphere
9 1 (0.49%) XenApp
9 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.94%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.46%) Ansible
3 5 (2.46%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.46%) Proxmox
3 5 (2.46%) WSUS
4 4 (1.97%) Graylog
4 4 (1.97%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.48%) Clonezilla
5 3 (1.48%) SCCM
6 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.99%) Nagios
6 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.99%) Puppet
6 2 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 60 (29.56%) Cisco
3 37 (18.23%) Avaya
4 35 (17.24%) Mitel
5 34 (16.75%) VMware
6 12 (5.91%) HP
7 9 (4.43%) Panasonic
8 8 (3.94%) Google
8 8 (3.94%) Sonus
9 7 (3.45%) Dell
9 7 (3.45%) Ericsson
9 7 (3.45%) Juniper
10 6 (2.96%) Apple
10 6 (2.96%) Citrix
11 5 (2.46%) NETGEAR
11 5 (2.46%) Remedy
11 5 (2.46%) Sophos
11 5 (2.46%) Veeam
11 5 (2.46%) Vyatta
12 4 (1.97%) NICE Systems