Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 973 883 940
Rank change year-on-year -90 +57 -13
Permanent jobs citing PBX 186 309 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.11% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 156 266 271
UK median annual salary £37,750 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% +3.90% -4.94%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% -6.25%

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 24,486 27,896 32,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 15.93% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,374 22,715 26,520
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -75 167 £40,000 - 45
UK excluding London -94 109 £30,000 -14.29% 33
London +33 67 £45,000 - 14
South East -29 45 £34,250 -27.89% 4
North of England -8 20 £22,500 -35.71% 6
East of England +7 16 £45,000 +38.46% 13
South West +3 11 £47,500 +128.92%
North West -18 10 £22,500 -27.42% 5
North East -3 8 - - 1
Midlands +2 7 £33,000 -25.00% 7
Scotland +2 6 £30,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands +15 5 £36,500 -14.37% 4
Wales -8 4 £55,242 +140.18% 1
Yorkshire +11 2 £33,000 -12.00%
East Midlands -16 2 £30,000 -31.82% 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 92 (49.46%) VoIP
2 76 (40.86%) Windows
3 67 (36.02%) Telecoms
4 60 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 58 (31.18%) Active Directory
6 57 (30.65%) Firewall
7 48 (25.81%) Cisco
7 48 (25.81%) Linux
8 47 (25.27%) Windows Server
9 45 (24.19%) TCP/IP
9 45 (24.19%) DNS
10 44 (23.66%) Office 365
11 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Office
12 35 (18.82%) VPN
12 35 (18.82%) Mitel
13 33 (17.74%) Avaya
14 32 (17.20%) DHCP
15 31 (16.67%) SLA
16 30 (16.13%) LAN
17 28 (15.05%) Hyper-V
18 27 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (14.52%) Unified Communications
18 27 (14.52%) VMware
19 26 (13.98%) Windows 10
20 25 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
21 24 (12.90%) WAN
22 23 (12.37%) Wi-Fi
23 22 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
23 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
23 22 (11.83%) Degree

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 17 (9.14%) MS Exchange
1 17 (9.14%) Skype for Business
2 15 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.38%) IIS
4 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.08%) Apache
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.08%) nginx
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.61%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.66%) Office 365
2 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (4.84%) G Suite
5 8 (4.30%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.15%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.61%) IaaS
8 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.08%) Yammer
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (49.46%) VoIP
2 57 (30.65%) Firewall
3 45 (24.19%) DNS
3 45 (24.19%) TCP/IP
4 35 (18.82%) VPN
5 32 (17.20%) DHCP
6 30 (16.13%) LAN
7 27 (14.52%) Unified Communications
8 24 (12.90%) WAN
9 23 (12.37%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (10.75%) Broadband
11 19 (10.22%) Ethernet
11 19 (10.22%) ISDN
11 19 (10.22%) VLAN
12 18 (9.68%) Skype
13 17 (9.14%) Wireless
14 16 (8.60%) Network Security
15 15 (8.06%) Structured Cabling
16 14 (7.53%) Internet
17 13 (6.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.76%) MySQL
4 2 (1.08%) phpMyAdmin
4 2 (1.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Subversion
2 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.69%) Phabricator
4 2 (1.08%) GDB
4 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (1.08%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 67 (36.02%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.60%) Finance
3 11 (5.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.15%) Electronics
5 4 (2.15%) Legal
5 4 (2.15%) Local Government
6 2 (1.08%) Back Office
6 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (14.52%) Support Engineer
2 18 (9.68%) IT Engineer
2 18 (9.68%) IT Manager
3 17 (9.14%) Consultant
4 14 (7.53%) Analyst
5 13 (6.99%) IT Support
6 10 (5.38%) Telecoms Engineer
7 9 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (4.84%) Administrator
7 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.30%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.30%) Technical Support
9 7 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 7 (3.76%) Account Manager
9 7 (3.76%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.76%) Support Technician
9 7 (3.76%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) FreeSWITCH
2 6 (3.23%) LDAP
3 5 (2.69%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.69%) LAMP
3 5 (2.69%) MAPI
4 2 (1.08%) Gearman
4 2 (1.08%) XML
4 2 (1.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.99%) Replication
2 13 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.23%) iPhone
6 6 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.69%) Robotics
7 5 (2.69%) YubiKey
8 4 (2.15%) Blog
8 4 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.15%) IVR
8 4 (2.15%) User Experience
9 3 (1.61%) Handset
10 2 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.86%) Windows
2 48 (25.81%) Linux
3 47 (25.27%) Windows Server
4 26 (13.98%) Windows 10
5 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.99%) Windows 8
7 12 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 10 (5.38%) Windows Vista
9 9 (4.84%) CentOS
9 9 (4.84%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.30%) Android
11 5 (2.69%) Debian
11 5 (2.69%) VMS
12 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.61%) Unix
13 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (11.29%) CRM
3 20 (10.75%) ITIL
4 17 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.60%) Project Management
6 14 (7.53%) Coaching
6 14 (7.53%) Data Protection
6 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (6.45%) Presales
8 12 (6.45%) Software Licensing
9 11 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (5.38%) Information Management
10 10 (5.38%) Telesales
11 9 (4.84%) B2B
11 9 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.84%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (4.30%) Server Management
13 7 (3.76%) Line Management
13 7 (3.76%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.14%) Python
2 14 (7.53%) SQL
3 11 (5.91%) Bash Shell
4 10 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.15%) C
6 2 (1.08%) C++
6 2 (1.08%) Perl
6 2 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (11.83%) Degree
3 18 (9.68%) CCNA
4 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.76%) HND
5 7 (3.76%) MCSE
6 6 (3.23%) CCNP
6 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.69%) MCP
8 4 (2.15%) CCENT
8 4 (2.15%) CCSP
9 3 (1.61%) CCIE
9 3 (1.61%) MCSA
10 2 (1.08%) CCDP
11 1 (0.54%) CCDA
11 1 (0.54%) CISSP
11 1 (0.54%) HNC
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.67%) SLA
2 8 (4.30%) QA
3 6 (3.23%) GDPR
3 6 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (31.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.05%) Hyper-V
3 27 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.84%) VirtualBox
5 7 (3.76%) KVM
6 6 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (2.69%) Dovecot
7 5 (2.69%) iptables
7 5 (2.69%) Postfix
7 5 (2.69%) QEMU
7 5 (2.69%) Xen
8 4 (2.15%) Firmware
8 4 (2.15%) RHEV
9 2 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (3.23%) Ansible
3 5 (2.69%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.69%) Clonezilla
3 5 (2.69%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.69%) Proxmox
4 4 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.15%) Graylog
4 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.15%) Puppet
4 4 (2.15%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 48 (25.81%) Cisco
3 35 (18.82%) Mitel
4 33 (17.74%) Avaya
5 27 (14.52%) VMware
6 10 (5.38%) HP
7 9 (4.84%) Google
8 8 (4.30%) Juniper
9 7 (3.76%) Citrix
9 7 (3.76%) Veeam
10 6 (3.23%) Apple
10 6 (3.23%) Aruba
10 6 (3.23%) Ericsson
11 5 (2.69%) NETGEAR
11 5 (2.69%) Panasonic
11 5 (2.69%) Sonus
11 5 (2.69%) Sophos
11 5 (2.69%) Symantec
11 5 (2.69%) Vyatta
12 4 (2.15%) SaltStack