Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 929 959 898
Rank change year-on-year +30 -61 -5
Permanent jobs citing PBX 259 228 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.78% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 229 214 334
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26,831 29,240 34,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.22% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,667 23,762 28,719
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
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 February 2018.

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 February 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 +35 246 £40,000 -5.88% 48
UK excluding London +22 193 £40,000 - 42
South East +14 70 £45,000 - 7
London +11 55 £42,500 -10.53% 9
East of England +3 41 £35,000 +22.81% 7
North of England +9 40 £34,150 -14.63% 13
North West +15 29 £34,150 -14.63% 7
Midlands +6 24 £37,500 +47.06% 10
South West +14 13 £20,250 +9.46% 2
West Midlands -7 12 £25,000 +6.38% 3
East Midlands -10 12 £40,000 +15.94% 7
Yorkshire -1 8 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Wales +11 5 £41,000 +67.35% 1
North East -26 3 £32,500 +19.27% 1
Scotland - 2 £33,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 127 (49.03%) Telecoms
2 122 (47.10%) VoIP
3 96 (37.07%) Cisco
4 91 (35.14%) Windows
5 76 (29.34%) Linux
6 61 (23.55%) WAN
6 61 (23.55%) Microsoft
7 53 (20.46%) Active Directory
8 52 (20.08%) Firewall
9 50 (19.31%) Skype for Business
10 49 (18.92%) Unified Communications
10 49 (18.92%) Avaya
11 48 (18.53%) Office 365
11 48 (18.53%) Skype
12 47 (18.15%) LAN
13 46 (17.76%) Asterisk PBX
14 45 (17.37%) DNS
14 45 (17.37%) Mitel
15 41 (15.83%) RTP
16 40 (15.44%) MGW
17 38 (14.67%) Wireshark
18 37 (14.29%) OO
18 37 (14.29%) C++
19 36 (13.90%) MS Exchange
20 35 (13.51%) GSM
20 35 (13.51%) Finance
21 34 (13.13%) Subversion
21 34 (13.13%) Software Engineering
21 34 (13.13%) UMTS
21 34 (13.13%) STL

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 50 (19.31%) Skype for Business
2 36 (13.90%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.56%) IIS
4 5 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.77%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 48 (18.53%) Office 365
2 16 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.32%) IaaS
4 3 (1.16%) FinancialForce
5 2 (0.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (47.10%) VoIP
2 61 (23.55%) WAN
3 52 (20.08%) Firewall
4 49 (18.92%) Unified Communications
5 48 (18.53%) Skype
6 47 (18.15%) LAN
7 46 (17.76%) Asterisk PBX
8 45 (17.37%) DNS
9 41 (15.83%) RTP
10 40 (15.44%) MGW
11 38 (14.67%) Wireshark
12 35 (13.51%) GSM
13 34 (13.13%) Diameter Protocol
13 34 (13.13%) GGSN
13 34 (13.13%) LTE
13 34 (13.13%) RANAP
13 34 (13.13%) SGSN
13 34 (13.13%) UMTS
14 33 (12.74%) VPN
15 26 (10.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.32%) MySQL
3 3 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (13.13%) GCC
1 34 (13.13%) GDB
1 34 (13.13%) Subversion
1 34 (13.13%) Trac
2 5 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.77%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 127 (49.03%) Telecoms
2 35 (13.51%) Finance
3 8 (3.09%) Billing
4 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.54%) Marketing
4 4 (1.54%) Retail
5 3 (1.16%) Automotive
5 3 (1.16%) Publishing
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (14.67%) Support Engineer
2 37 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
3 34 (13.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 34 (13.13%) Software Engineer
4 33 (12.74%) Network Engineer
5 26 (10.04%) Analyst
5 26 (10.04%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 22 (8.49%) Consultant
7 20 (7.72%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.95%) IT Support
9 17 (6.56%) Core Network Engineer
9 17 (6.56%) Telecoms Manager
10 15 (5.79%) Support Analyst
11 14 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (5.02%) Senior Manager
13 12 (4.63%) Help Desk Support
13 12 (4.63%) IT Analyst
14 11 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (4.25%) VoIP Engineer
15 10 (3.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 34 (13.13%) STL
2 12 (4.63%) Web Services
3 6 (2.32%) HTML
4 5 (1.93%) LDAP
5 4 (1.54%) .NET
5 4 (1.54%) CSS
5 4 (1.54%) SOAP
6 3 (1.16%) HTML5
6 3 (1.16%) REST
6 3 (1.16%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.16%) XMPP
7 2 (0.77%) JTAPI
7 2 (0.77%) RFC 2833
7 2 (0.77%) TAPI
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.39%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.39%) jQuery
8 1 (0.39%) LAMP
8 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.25%) Data Centre
1 11 (4.25%) Handset
2 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.70%) IVR
4 6 (2.32%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.93%) CCTV
5 5 (1.93%) Fintech
5 5 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.54%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) Blog
7 3 (1.16%) Podcast
8 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.77%) BYOD
8 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.77%) Replication
8 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.39%) AS400
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.14%) Windows
2 76 (29.34%) Linux
3 32 (12.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.79%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.02%) Windows 10
7 12 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.47%) CentOS
8 9 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.54%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.77%) Debian
10 2 (0.77%) Fedora
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.29%) OO
2 34 (13.13%) Cross-Platform Development
2 34 (13.13%) Multithreading
2 34 (13.13%) Software Engineering
3 30 (11.58%) Project Management
4 28 (10.81%) Presales
5 27 (10.42%) ITIL
6 16 (6.18%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.41%) Service Management
8 12 (4.63%) CRM
9 11 (4.25%) Time Management
10 10 (3.86%) Asset Management
10 10 (3.86%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.47%) OOP
11 9 (3.47%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.47%) WFM
12 8 (3.09%) Analytics
12 8 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.29%) C++
2 17 (6.56%) SQL
3 12 (4.63%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.86%) C
5 7 (2.70%) PHP
6 6 (2.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.54%) C#
7 4 (1.54%) Perl
7 4 (1.54%) Python
8 3 (1.16%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.16%) Java
8 3 (1.16%) SOQL
8 3 (1.16%) SOSL
9 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.77%) VBScript
10 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.95%) MCSE
4 16 (6.18%) CCNA
5 10 (3.86%) CCNP
6 6 (2.32%) Degree
7 5 (1.93%) MCITP
8 4 (1.54%) MCP
9 3 (1.16%) APMP
9 3 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (1.16%) LPIC
9 3 (1.16%) MCSA
9 3 (1.16%) RHCE
9 3 (1.16%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.77%) BICSI RCDD
10 2 (0.77%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (0.77%) CISM
10 2 (0.77%) MCTS
10 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.77%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 53 (20.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.65%) Hyper-V
3 20 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.54%) vSphere
5 3 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) iptables
6 1 (0.39%) NFS
6 1 (0.39%) Snort
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.32%) SCCM
2 5 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (1.54%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.54%) WSUS
4 3 (1.16%) SCOM
5 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (37.07%) Cisco
2 61 (23.55%) Microsoft
3 49 (18.92%) Avaya
4 45 (17.37%) Mitel
5 22 (8.49%) VMware
6 19 (7.34%) Sonus
7 15 (5.79%) Panasonic
8 13 (5.02%) NEC
9 12 (4.63%) HP
10 11 (4.25%) BroadSoft
11 10 (3.86%) Samsung
12 8 (3.09%) BT
12 8 (3.09%) Dell
13 7 (2.70%) Acme Packet
14 6 (2.32%) Oracle
14 6 (2.32%) Polycom
14 6 (2.32%) Symantec
14 6 (2.32%) Veeam
15 5 (1.93%) MobileIron
15 5 (1.93%) SolarWinds