Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 918 969 953
Rank change year-on-year +51 -16 +3
Permanent jobs citing PBX 289 275 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.86% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 241 238 313
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,820
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.33% -16.36%
10th Percentile £22,125 £24,375 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,125 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,820
% change year-on-year - -16.31% -12.42%

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 28309 32038 36151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22925 26230 29899
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PBX in the UK

PBX
Top 15 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 21 November 2017. 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 +38 276 £41,250 +10.00% 19
UK excluding London +47 222 £35,000 - 16
South East +38 74 £48,250 +28.67% 10
London +22 64 £47,500 - 4
North of England +36 46 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East of England -7 46 £32,500 -13.33%
North West +28 32 £34,150 -14.63% 3
Midlands +37 27 £45,400 +45.28% 1
South West +26 20 £22,000 -12.00% 1
East Midlands +44 17 £45,400 +39.69% 1
Yorkshire +21 12 £35,000 +8.53%
West Midlands +12 10 £41,250 +68.37%
Wales +22 9 £27,500 -
Scotland - 4 £40,000 - 1
North East +5 2 £32,250 +15.18%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing PBX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PBX.

1 129 (44.64%) VoIP
2 114 (39.45%) Windows
3 111 (38.41%) Microsoft
4 99 (34.26%) Active Directory
5 92 (31.83%) Cisco
6 89 (30.80%) Telecoms
7 86 (29.76%) Firewall
8 83 (28.72%) Office 365
9 81 (28.03%) Skype for Business
10 78 (26.99%) Skype
11 77 (26.64%) Windows Server
12 70 (24.22%) WAN
13 67 (23.18%) DNS
14 63 (21.80%) Linux
15 62 (21.45%) LAN
16 57 (19.72%) ITIL
17 54 (18.69%) DHCP
18 53 (18.34%) VPN
19 52 (17.99%) Microsoft Office
20 51 (17.65%) VMware
21 47 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 46 (15.92%) Avaya
23 45 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
24 42 (14.53%) MS Exchange
25 37 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
25 37 (12.80%) VLAN
26 35 (12.11%) Unified Communications
27 34 (11.76%) Hyper-V
28 33 (11.42%) Asterisk PBX
28 33 (11.42%) MPLS

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 81 (28.03%) Skype for Business
2 42 (14.53%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.81%) IIS
4 11 (3.81%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.38%) Apache
8 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 52 (17.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 83 (28.72%) Office 365
2 37 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.00%) PaaS
4 24 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (5.19%) IaaS
6 11 (3.81%) SaaS
7 7 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.04%) FinancialForce
10 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.35%) G Suite
11 1 (0.35%) GitHub
11 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 129 (44.64%) VoIP
2 86 (29.76%) Firewall
3 78 (26.99%) Skype
4 70 (24.22%) WAN
5 67 (23.18%) DNS
6 62 (21.45%) LAN
7 54 (18.69%) DHCP
8 53 (18.34%) VPN
9 37 (12.80%) VLAN
10 35 (12.11%) Unified Communications
11 33 (11.42%) Asterisk PBX
11 33 (11.42%) MPLS
12 30 (10.38%) ISDN
12 30 (10.38%) TCP/IP
13 28 (9.69%) RTP
13 28 (9.69%) Wireshark
14 26 (9.00%) GSM
14 26 (9.00%) LTE
14 26 (9.00%) RANAP
14 26 (9.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.08%) MySQL
3 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.69%) MS Access
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (9.00%) GCC
1 26 (9.00%) GDB
1 26 (9.00%) Subversion
1 26 (9.00%) Trac
2 5 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.69%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.69%) Xdebug
4 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (30.80%) Telecoms
2 31 (10.73%) Finance
3 18 (6.23%) Retail
4 15 (5.19%) Games
5 9 (3.11%) Publishing
6 8 (2.77%) Billing
7 6 (2.08%) Advertising
8 4 (1.38%) Marketing
9 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.04%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.69%) Electronics
10 2 (0.69%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 54 (18.69%) Support Engineer
2 45 (15.57%) Analyst
3 29 (10.03%) Telecoms Engineer
4 27 (9.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (9.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 26 (9.00%) Software Engineer
6 25 (8.65%) Network Engineer
7 23 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 23 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 23 (7.96%) Support Analyst
8 21 (7.27%) Consultant
8 21 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (7.27%) Telecoms Software Engineer
9 16 (5.54%) IT Support
10 15 (5.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.19%) Help Desk Support
10 15 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (5.19%) IT Analyst
11 14 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 14 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 26 (9.00%) STL
2 10 (3.46%) Web Services
3 5 (1.73%) REST
4 4 (1.38%) HTML
4 4 (1.38%) SOAP
4 4 (1.38%) XMPP
5 3 (1.04%) .NET
5 3 (1.04%) CSS
5 3 (1.04%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.69%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (0.69%) JTAPI
6 2 (0.69%) Laravel
6 2 (0.69%) Node.js
6 2 (0.69%) PHP-FPM
6 2 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.69%) RFC 2833
6 2 (0.69%) TAPI
7 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 16 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.84%) Handset
5 12 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.77%) BYOD
9 6 (2.08%) IVR
9 6 (2.08%) PKI
10 5 (1.73%) Fintech
11 3 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.04%) CCTV
11 3 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.04%) Replication
12 2 (0.69%) Clustering
12 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 114 (39.45%) Windows
2 77 (26.64%) Windows Server
3 63 (21.80%) Linux
4 45 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (6.57%) Windows 7
8 16 (5.54%) Windows 10
9 15 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.73%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.38%) Android
12 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.38%) CentOS
12 4 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.04%) Debian
13 3 (1.04%) Fedora
14 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.72%) ITIL
2 29 (10.03%) Mentoring
2 29 (10.03%) OO
3 26 (9.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 26 (9.00%) Multithreading
3 26 (9.00%) Software Engineering
4 25 (8.65%) Service Management
5 22 (7.61%) Presales
6 17 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.54%) Asset Management
7 16 (5.54%) Coaching
8 15 (5.19%) E-Commerce
8 15 (5.19%) Project Management
9 14 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.50%) CRM
10 13 (4.50%) Migration
10 13 (4.50%) Service Design
11 12 (4.15%) IT Asset Management
11 12 (4.15%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.38%) C++
2 21 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.81%) SQL
4 9 (3.11%) C
5 5 (1.73%) C#
6 4 (1.38%) Java
6 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.38%) PHP
6 4 (1.38%) Python
7 3 (1.04%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.04%) SOQL
7 3 (1.04%) SOSL
7 3 (1.04%) VB
8 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.35%) Go
9 1 (0.35%) Jython
9 1 (0.35%) Tcl
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (6.57%) MCP
4 18 (6.23%) Degree
5 17 (5.88%) CCNA
6 13 (4.50%) MCSE
7 11 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.77%) CCNP
8 8 (2.77%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.42%) MCITP
10 5 (1.73%) MCSA
11 4 (1.38%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.38%) MCTS
12 3 (1.04%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.69%) CCIE
13 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.27%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.04%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (34.26%) Active Directory
2 47 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 17 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.08%) vSphere
6 4 (1.38%) Firmware
6 4 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.04%) Docker
7 3 (1.04%) XenApp
7 3 (1.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.35%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.35%) KVM
8 1 (0.35%) NFS
8 1 (0.35%) Snort
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (6.92%) WSUS
2 16 (5.54%) SCOM
3 14 (4.84%) SCCM
4 10 (3.46%) Puppet
5 7 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (2.08%) Terraform
7 5 (1.73%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.38%) Ansible
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (1.04%) Malwarebytes
9 3 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.04%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.04%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Nagios
11 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 111 (38.41%) Microsoft
2 92 (31.83%) Cisco
3 51 (17.65%) VMware
4 46 (15.92%) Avaya
5 28 (9.69%) Mitel
6 14 (4.84%) Dell
7 13 (4.50%) HP
8 12 (4.15%) Citrix
9 11 (3.81%) Sonus
10 10 (3.46%) Panasonic
11 8 (2.77%) BT
11 8 (2.77%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.77%) Symantec
12 7 (2.42%) BroadSoft
12 7 (2.42%) McAfee
12 7 (2.42%) NEC
12 7 (2.42%) Siemens
13 5 (1.73%) Polycom
13 5 (1.73%) Reuters
13 5 (1.73%) Veeam