Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 586 945 983
Rank change year-on-year +359 +38 -89
Permanent jobs citing PBX 103 131 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 109 86 168
Median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £21,850
90th Percentile £83,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.79% -2.14%

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 7,445 22,034 24,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 15.71% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,890 16,720 19,596
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,744 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PBX in the UK

PBX
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PBX.

Salary trend for PBX in the UK

PBX
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PBX over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for PBX in the UK

PBX
Top 13 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 1 October 2020. 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 +348 83 £72,500 +70.59% 24
London +273 56 £72,500 +61.11% 7
UK excluding London +299 28 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Work from Home +56 19 £65,000 +23.81% 4
East of England +157 12 £30,000 +27.66% 1
South East +225 6 £37,500 +25.00% 5
South West +144 5 £45,500 +15.92% 5
Midlands +132 3 £29,000 -42.00% 1
East Midlands +93 2 - - 1
North of England +156 1 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Yorkshire +135 1 £40,000 -15.79%
West Midlands +98 1 £29,000 -36.96%
Wales - 1 £22,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 54 (52.43%) Office 365
2 52 (50.49%) Cisco
3 50 (48.54%) Firewall
4 43 (41.75%) Azure
5 41 (39.81%) VPN
6 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
7 35 (33.98%) VoIP
8 33 (32.04%) Windows
9 32 (31.07%) CheckPoint
10 31 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (27.18%) CCNA
11 28 (27.18%) Meraki
12 27 (26.21%) WAN
13 26 (25.24%) Network Security
14 25 (24.27%) Network Virtualisation
14 25 (24.27%) Netskope
14 25 (24.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 24 (23.30%) Blue Coat
16 23 (22.33%) LAN
17 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
18 21 (20.39%) Zscaler
19 20 (19.42%) Network Monitoring
20 19 (18.45%) Avaya
21 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
22 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (16.50%) VMware
22 17 (16.50%) DevOps
22 17 (16.50%) Windows 10
23 16 (15.53%) Telecoms
23 16 (15.53%) DNS

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 13 (12.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.91%) Confluence
3 3 (2.91%) nginx
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (52.43%) Office 365
2 43 (41.75%) Azure
3 25 (24.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 13 (12.62%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (7.77%) AWS
6 3 (2.91%) Datadog
6 3 (2.91%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.97%) SaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (48.54%) Firewall
2 41 (39.81%) VPN
3 35 (33.98%) VoIP
4 27 (26.21%) WAN
5 26 (25.24%) Network Security
6 23 (22.33%) LAN
7 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
8 16 (15.53%) DHCP
8 16 (15.53%) DNS
9 15 (14.56%) Wireless
10 13 (12.62%) RTP
11 11 (10.68%) Unified Communications
12 10 (9.71%) Skype
13 8 (7.77%) Softphone
13 8 (7.77%) STUN
14 5 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (3.88%) NetScaler
15 4 (3.88%) SAN
15 4 (3.88%) Wireshark
15 4 (3.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
1 11 (10.68%) JIRA
2 8 (7.77%) Appium
2 8 (7.77%) Selenium
2 8 (7.77%) Subversion
2 8 (7.77%) Xcode
3 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (15.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.74%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Law
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.88%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Senior Security Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Product Manager
5 10 (9.71%) Team Leader
6 9 (8.74%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Network Support
6 9 (8.74%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Server Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Server Support
6 9 (8.74%) Server Support Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) VMware Support Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) WebRTC
2 3 (2.91%) MEAN Stack
2 3 (2.91%) Node.js
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) .NET
4 1 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) User Experience
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.85%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.88%) Wiki
4 3 (2.91%) Replication
4 3 (2.91%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.91%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.97%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) CCTV
6 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Handset
6 1 (0.97%) IPTV
6 1 (0.97%) iSeries
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.50%) Windows 10
4 15 (14.56%) Linux
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (2.91%) Debian
7 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Network Virtualisation
2 20 (19.42%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.50%) DevOps
4 15 (14.56%) Strategic Roadmap
5 10 (9.71%) Statistics
5 10 (9.71%) Value Proposition
6 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.74%) Proactive Monitoring
6 9 (8.74%) Problem Management
6 9 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (7.77%) API Testing
7 8 (7.77%) Coaching
7 8 (7.77%) Functional Testing
7 8 (7.77%) Kanban
7 8 (7.77%) Load Testing
7 8 (7.77%) QA Automation
7 8 (7.77%) Scrum
7 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.77%) Python
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.94%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (27.18%) CCNA
3 10 (9.71%) Degree
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) CCIE
5 2 (1.94%) CCNP
6 1 (0.97%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) SLA
2 8 (7.77%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
1 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
1 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 9 (8.74%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (4.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.88%) vSphere
5 3 (2.91%) Docker
6 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (9.71%) SCCM
3 5 (4.85%) CASB
4 3 (2.91%) Ansible
4 3 (2.91%) Nagios
4 3 (2.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.97%) Nessus
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (50.49%) Cisco
2 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
3 32 (31.07%) CheckPoint
4 28 (27.18%) Meraki
5 25 (24.27%) Netskope
6 24 (23.30%) Blue Coat
7 21 (20.39%) Zscaler
8 19 (18.45%) Avaya
9 17 (16.50%) VMware
10 12 (11.65%) Juniper
11 10 (9.71%) Citrix
12 8 (7.77%) HP
13 7 (6.80%) Mitel
14 5 (4.85%) Polycom
15 4 (3.88%) Canon
15 4 (3.88%) RightFax
15 4 (3.88%) Sophos
15 4 (3.88%) Veeam
16 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
16 3 (2.91%) Zerto