Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 964 876 911
Rank change year-on-year -88 +35 -34
Permanent jobs citing PBX 222 308 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.11% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 198 277 342
UK median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,625 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.16% +12.17% +1.33%

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 26,365 27,651 33,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.97% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20,939 22,536 28,169
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -71 204 £42,000 -1.18% 30
UK excluding London -87 148 £40,000 -6.16% 25
London -34 65 £45,000 +20.00% 7
South East -57 42 £42,500 -26.09% 8
Midlands +2 31 £41,500 -5.68% 4
East of England -2 30 £47,500 +46.15% 2
North of England +31 29 £31,500 -21.25% 6
West Midlands +23 18 £42,500 +2.68% 1
North West -6 16 £26,750 -33.13% 5
East Midlands -5 13 £40,000 -9.09% 3
North East -12 9 £32,500 -10.96%
South West -28 7 £47,500 +156.76% 3
Scotland -30 6 £30,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +30 4 £29,500 -36.22% 1
Wales +13 2 £55,033 +124.63% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 135 (60.81%) VoIP
2 85 (38.29%) Telecoms
3 74 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 71 (31.98%) Windows
5 66 (29.73%) WAN
6 60 (27.03%) Cisco
7 56 (25.23%) LAN
8 52 (23.42%) Firewall
9 50 (22.52%) Linux
9 50 (22.52%) Unified Communications
10 49 (22.07%) Active Directory
11 40 (18.02%) DNS
12 39 (17.57%) ITIL
12 39 (17.57%) Office 365
13 38 (17.12%) TCP/IP
14 37 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (15.77%) Avaya
16 33 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
16 33 (14.86%) Mitel
16 33 (14.86%) Windows Server
17 32 (14.41%) VMware
18 30 (13.51%) Project Management
19 29 (13.06%) Finance
19 29 (13.06%) VLAN
20 25 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (11.26%) CCNP
21 24 (10.81%) DHCP
21 24 (10.81%) PRINCE2
21 24 (10.81%) Asterisk PBX

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 23 (10.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.76%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.15%) IIS
4 6 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.90%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.45%) Revit
4 1 (0.45%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.57%) Office 365
2 14 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.60%) IaaS
4 6 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.80%) G Suite
6 4 (1.80%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 135 (60.81%) VoIP
2 66 (29.73%) WAN
3 56 (25.23%) LAN
4 52 (23.42%) Firewall
5 50 (22.52%) Unified Communications
6 40 (18.02%) DNS
7 38 (17.12%) TCP/IP
8 29 (13.06%) VLAN
9 24 (10.81%) Asterisk PBX
9 24 (10.81%) DHCP
10 21 (9.46%) VPN
11 17 (7.66%) PSTN
11 17 (7.66%) Wireshark
12 16 (7.21%) Skype
13 15 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (5.86%) Broadband
14 13 (5.86%) RTP
15 11 (4.95%) ISDN
15 11 (4.95%) SAN
15 11 (4.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.25%) MySQL
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.45%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.86%) Subversion
2 8 (3.60%) GCC
2 8 (3.60%) GDB
2 8 (3.60%) Trac
3 5 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.25%) Phabricator
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 85 (38.29%) Telecoms
2 29 (13.06%) Finance
3 8 (3.60%) Retail
4 7 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.70%) Billing
6 5 (2.25%) Legal
7 4 (1.80%) Local Government
8 3 (1.35%) Automotive
8 3 (1.35%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.90%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (14.41%) Support Engineer
2 25 (11.26%) Network Engineer
3 24 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 20 (9.01%) Analyst
5 19 (8.56%) Telecoms Engineer
6 17 (7.66%) IT Manager
7 16 (7.21%) Consultant
7 16 (7.21%) VoIP Engineer
8 14 (6.31%) Senior Manager
8 14 (6.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 14 (6.31%) Telecoms Manager
9 13 (5.86%) IT Engineer
10 11 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (4.95%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (4.95%) Mobile Project Manager
11 10 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 9 (4.05%) Administrator
12 9 (4.05%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (3.60%) STL
2 5 (2.25%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.25%) FreeSWITCH
2 5 (2.25%) LAMP
3 2 (0.90%) XMPP
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) HTML5
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.05%) Data Centre
1 9 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (3.60%) Clustering
2 8 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.25%) Robotics
6 4 (1.80%) Handset
6 4 (1.80%) iPhone
6 4 (1.80%) IVR
6 4 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.80%) Replication
7 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.90%) Blog
8 2 (0.90%) CCTV
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (0.90%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.98%) Windows
2 50 (22.52%) Linux
3 33 (14.86%) Windows Server
4 22 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (7.66%) Windows 7
6 16 (7.21%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.05%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.60%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.25%) Debian
11 4 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.35%) CentOS
12 3 (1.35%) Unix
12 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.90%) Android
13 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.45%) Solaris
14 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.57%) ITIL
2 30 (13.51%) Project Management
3 24 (10.81%) PRINCE2
4 19 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (7.21%) Presales
5 16 (7.21%) Problem Management
6 15 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.86%) Software Engineering
8 12 (5.41%) Coaching
9 11 (4.95%) CRM
9 11 (4.95%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.05%) Business Continuity
10 9 (4.05%) Capacity Management
10 9 (4.05%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.60%) Cross-Platform Development
11 8 (3.60%) Line Management
11 8 (3.60%) Multithreading
11 8 (3.60%) OO
11 8 (3.60%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.11%) SQL
2 11 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.50%) Python
4 8 (3.60%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.60%) C
4 8 (3.60%) C++
5 4 (1.80%) Perl
5 4 (1.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.26%) CCNP
2 25 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (9.46%) CCNA
3 21 (9.46%) MCSE
4 14 (6.31%) Degree
5 11 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.60%) CCDP
6 8 (3.60%) CISM
6 8 (3.60%) CISSP
7 6 (2.70%) MCSA
8 5 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.35%) APMP
9 3 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.35%) MCP
9 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.90%) CCIE
10 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.11%) SLA
2 7 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.15%) QA
3 6 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (2.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (22.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.70%) iptables
5 5 (2.25%) Dovecot
5 5 (2.25%) Postfix
5 5 (2.25%) QEMU
5 5 (2.25%) VirtualBox
5 5 (2.25%) Xen
6 3 (1.35%) Firmware
7 2 (0.90%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.90%) Docker
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.90%) vSphere
8 1 (0.45%) RHEV
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.15%) WSUS
3 6 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.25%) Proxmox
4 5 (2.25%) SCCM
4 5 (2.25%) SCOM
5 3 (1.35%) Ansible
5 3 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.90%) Graylog
6 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.90%) Nagios
6 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 60 (27.03%) Cisco
3 35 (15.77%) Avaya
4 33 (14.86%) Mitel
5 32 (14.41%) VMware
6 13 (5.86%) HP
7 10 (4.50%) Panasonic
8 8 (3.60%) Dell
8 8 (3.60%) Ericsson
9 7 (3.15%) Acme Packet
9 7 (3.15%) NEC
9 7 (3.15%) Sonus
10 6 (2.70%) Apple
10 6 (2.70%) BroadSoft
10 6 (2.70%) Veeam
11 5 (2.25%) Samsung
11 5 (2.25%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.80%) Citrix
12 4 (1.80%) Google
12 4 (1.80%) ShoreTel