Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 890 945 931
Rank change year-on-year +55 -14 +2
Permanent jobs citing PBX 297 304 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.95% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 253 264 332
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -7.23% -17.00%
10th Percentile £22,200 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -7.41% -22.86%

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 27826 32033 36606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.89% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22571 26294 30201
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +40 283 £40,000 +3.90% 19
UK excluding London +51 222 £35,000 -6.67% 13
London +10 72 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South East +31 64 £45,000 +20.00% 5
North of England +50 50 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England -13 46 £32,500 -23.53%
North West +23 35 £31,000 -22.50%
Midlands +39 31 £44,000 +46.67% 3
South West +16 21 £20,750 -13.54% 2
East Midlands +48 18 £44,700 +37.54% 2
West Midlands +13 13 £42,750 +78.13% 1
Yorkshire +20 11 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wales +22 7 £23,000 - 1
Scotland - 7 £28,500 -
North East +20 4 £36,500 -15.12% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 145 (48.82%) VoIP
2 135 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 127 (42.76%) Windows
4 124 (41.75%) Active Directory
5 105 (35.35%) Office 365
6 94 (31.65%) Skype for Business
7 92 (30.98%) Skype
8 91 (30.64%) Windows Server
9 88 (29.63%) Firewall
10 81 (27.27%) Cisco
11 74 (24.92%) WAN
11 74 (24.92%) DNS
12 71 (23.91%) LAN
13 67 (22.56%) ITIL
14 64 (21.55%) DHCP
15 62 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 61 (20.54%) Microsoft Office
17 60 (20.20%) Telecoms
18 57 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
19 56 (18.86%) VPN
20 53 (17.85%) VMware
21 51 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
22 50 (16.84%) Avaya
23 49 (16.50%) Hyper-V
24 46 (15.49%) Linux
25 44 (14.81%) MS Exchange
26 41 (13.80%) Unified Communications
27 38 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
28 37 (12.46%) PaaS
29 35 (11.78%) VLAN

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 94 (31.65%) Skype for Business
2 44 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.38%) IIS
5 11 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.35%) Apache
8 4 (1.35%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.34%) Zimbra
Applications
1 61 (20.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 105 (35.35%) Office 365
2 57 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (12.46%) PaaS
5 26 (8.75%) IaaS
6 12 (4.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (3.70%) SaaS
8 8 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.01%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.67%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.34%) G Suite
12 1 (0.34%) GitHub
12 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 145 (48.82%) VoIP
2 92 (30.98%) Skype
3 88 (29.63%) Firewall
4 74 (24.92%) DNS
4 74 (24.92%) WAN
5 71 (23.91%) LAN
6 64 (21.55%) DHCP
7 56 (18.86%) VPN
8 41 (13.80%) Unified Communications
9 35 (11.78%) PSTN
9 35 (11.78%) VLAN
10 33 (11.11%) MPLS
11 31 (10.44%) TCP/IP
12 30 (10.10%) ISDN
13 23 (7.74%) Wireless
14 21 (7.07%) LDAP
15 18 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (5.72%) Kerberos
16 17 (5.72%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (5.05%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.68%) MySQL
3 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.67%) MS Access
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (2.02%) GCC
2 6 (2.02%) GDB
2 6 (2.02%) Subversion
2 6 (2.02%) Trac
3 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.67%) Xdebug
4 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (20.20%) Telecoms
2 34 (11.45%) Finance
3 20 (6.73%) Retail
4 18 (6.06%) Games
5 9 (3.03%) Billing
5 9 (3.03%) Publishing
6 5 (1.68%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (19.53%) Support Engineer
2 51 (17.17%) Analyst
3 33 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 27 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 26 (8.75%) Consultant
5 26 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (8.08%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.73%) Office 365 Engineer
8 19 (6.40%) Network Engineer
9 18 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (6.06%) VoIP Engineer
10 17 (5.72%) Infrastructure Support
11 16 (5.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 16 (5.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 14 (4.71%) Active Directory Engineer
12 14 (4.71%) Desktop Support
12 14 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (4.71%) Project Engineer
12 14 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.03%) Web Services
2 6 (2.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (2.02%) STL
3 5 (1.68%) XMPP
4 4 (1.35%) REST
5 3 (1.01%) SOAP
6 2 (0.67%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (0.67%) CSS
6 2 (0.67%) HTML
6 2 (0.67%) Laravel
6 2 (0.67%) Node.js
6 2 (0.67%) PHP-FPM
6 2 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.67%) TAPI
6 2 (0.67%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.34%) .NET
7 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.34%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.34%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 17 (5.72%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.04%) BYOD
5 12 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.37%) Handset
7 10 (3.37%) PKI
8 8 (2.69%) Fintech
9 6 (2.02%) IVR
10 5 (1.68%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.35%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.67%) AS400
12 2 (0.67%) Clustering
12 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.67%) PDA
12 2 (0.67%) Replication
12 2 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (42.76%) Windows
2 91 (30.64%) Windows Server
3 62 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (15.49%) Linux
5 33 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 17 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (5.72%) Windows 10
9 10 (3.37%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.03%) Android
11 8 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.01%) CentOS
14 3 (1.01%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.56%) ITIL
2 31 (10.44%) Mentoring
3 24 (8.08%) Presales
3 24 (8.08%) Service Delivery
4 22 (7.41%) Service Management
5 21 (7.07%) Identity Management
6 18 (6.06%) Coaching
6 18 (6.06%) Service Design
7 17 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.72%) E-Commerce
8 16 (5.39%) Email Filtering
8 16 (5.39%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (5.05%) Migration
10 13 (4.38%) Asset Management
10 13 (4.38%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.38%) Patch Management
11 12 (4.04%) Project Management
12 11 (3.70%) DevOps
12 11 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.45%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.04%) C
3 10 (3.37%) SQL
4 9 (3.03%) C++
5 5 (1.68%) VB
6 4 (1.35%) C#
6 4 (1.35%) Python
7 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.01%) Java
7 3 (1.01%) PHP
8 2 (0.67%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.67%) SOQL
8 2 (0.67%) SOSL
9 1 (0.34%) Go
9 1 (0.34%) Jython
9 1 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (8.75%) MCP
3 24 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (7.74%) MCSE
5 20 (6.73%) Degree
6 18 (6.06%) CCNA
7 13 (4.38%) CCNP
7 13 (4.38%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 9 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.36%) MCITP
9 7 (2.36%) MCSA
9 7 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.35%) MCTS
10 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.01%) CCIE
11 3 (1.01%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (41.75%) Active Directory
2 51 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (16.50%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.40%) Terminal Services
5 17 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.69%) XenApp
8 5 (1.68%) vSphere
9 4 (1.35%) Firmware
9 4 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.01%) Docker
11 1 (0.34%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.34%) KVM
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (10.77%) SCOM
2 27 (9.09%) SCCM
3 22 (7.41%) WSUS
4 11 (3.70%) Puppet
5 8 (2.69%) Terraform
6 7 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (1.68%) Malwarebytes
7 5 (1.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.68%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.01%) Ansible
8 3 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 135 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 81 (27.27%) Cisco
3 53 (17.85%) VMware
4 50 (16.84%) Avaya
5 23 (7.74%) Mitel
6 19 (6.40%) Dell
7 18 (6.06%) Citrix
8 17 (5.72%) HP
9 9 (3.03%) Symantec
10 8 (2.69%) WatchGuard
11 7 (2.36%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.36%) Sonus
12 6 (2.02%) Siemens
13 5 (1.68%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.68%) BT
13 5 (1.68%) McAfee
13 5 (1.68%) NEC
13 5 (1.68%) Reuters
13 5 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.68%) Sophos