Period
to 25 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 919 957 896
Rank change year-on-year +38 -61 +32
Permanent jobs citing PBX 178 229 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 118 205 265
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,400 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £63,750 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -9.09% +17.33%

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 22,610 26,253 26,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.58% 15.10% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17,146 20,831 21,974
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 May 2019.

Salary histogram for PBX in the UK

PBX
Top 14 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 May 2019. 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 +61 172 £42,500 +1.19% 13
UK excluding London +4 98 £39,500 -1.25% 8
London +84 74 £45,000 -11.76% 5
North of England +34 30 £42,500 +34.92% 3
South East +24 29 £30,000 -29.41% 1
East of England +68 15 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Yorkshire +28 15 £47,500 +50.79%
Midlands +16 15 £41,250 -0.60% 2
West Midlands +18 14 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North West +23 12 £29,500 -1.67% 1
Wales +20 5 £75,649 +37.98%
South West +24 4 £32,500 -31.58%
North East +16 3 £45,000 +38.46% 2
East Midlands +28 1 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 95 (53.37%) Active Directory
2 88 (49.44%) Office 365
3 87 (48.88%) VoIP
4 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
5 81 (45.51%) Telecoms
6 69 (38.76%) Windows
7 63 (35.39%) Firewall
8 57 (32.02%) DHCP
9 54 (30.34%) DNS
10 52 (29.21%) VMware
10 52 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 49 (27.53%) Windows 10
12 48 (26.97%) Cisco
12 48 (26.97%) ITIL
13 47 (26.40%) Skype for Business
14 44 (24.72%) Unified Communications
14 44 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (23.60%) Microsoft Office
16 41 (23.03%) Project Management
17 40 (22.47%) Skype
18 37 (20.79%) Linux
18 37 (20.79%) Change Management
19 36 (20.22%) SharePoint
20 32 (17.98%) Service Management
20 32 (17.98%) Cybersecurity
21 30 (16.85%) PowerShell
21 30 (16.85%) Windows Server
21 30 (16.85%) Migration
22 28 (15.73%) Wireless
22 28 (15.73%) LAN

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 47 (26.40%) Skype for Business
2 36 (20.22%) SharePoint
3 22 (12.36%) MS Exchange
4 21 (11.80%) IIS
5 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.37%) Apache
7 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.12%) Site Server
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (23.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.81%) Q-Pulse
2 5 (2.81%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (49.44%) Office 365
2 52 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (12.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (4.49%) SaaS
6 3 (1.69%) IaaS
6 3 (1.69%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.69%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 87 (48.88%) VoIP
2 63 (35.39%) Firewall
3 57 (32.02%) DHCP
4 54 (30.34%) DNS
5 44 (24.72%) Unified Communications
6 40 (22.47%) Skype
7 28 (15.73%) LAN
7 28 (15.73%) WAN
7 28 (15.73%) Wireless
8 20 (11.24%) VPN
9 19 (10.67%) MPLS
10 18 (10.11%) Wireshark
11 17 (9.55%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
13 15 (8.43%) VLAN
14 14 (7.87%) RTP
15 13 (7.30%) ISDN
16 10 (5.62%) SAN
17 9 (5.06%) Asterisk PBX
17 9 (5.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) MySQL
3 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.12%) MS Access
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.56%) OLAP
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) GDB
1 8 (4.49%) Subversion
2 7 (3.93%) GCC
2 7 (3.93%) Trac
3 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.56%) FishEye
4 1 (0.56%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.56%) Hudson
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (45.51%) Telecoms
2 23 (12.92%) Finance
3 5 (2.81%) Billing
4 4 (2.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.69%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 26 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.36%) Support Engineer
3 16 (8.99%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 15 (8.43%) Analyst
5 14 (7.87%) Consultant
5 14 (7.87%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.87%) Telecoms Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Telecoms Manager
6 13 (7.30%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 11 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Business Consultant
8 10 (5.62%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) Telecoms Support Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) PBX Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (4.49%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.93%) STL
2 5 (2.81%) .NET
3 4 (2.25%) XMPP
4 2 (1.12%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) HTML5
4 2 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.56%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.56%) DCOM
5 1 (0.56%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.56%) ODBC
5 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.36%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.49%) CMDB
5 6 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.81%) Digital Signage
6 5 (2.81%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.81%) iPad
6 5 (2.81%) iPhone
6 5 (2.81%) LIMS
6 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Licensing
6 5 (2.81%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.25%) Fintech
7 4 (2.25%) IVR
8 2 (1.12%) Clustering
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 69 (38.76%) Windows
2 49 (27.53%) Windows 10
3 37 (20.79%) Linux
4 30 (16.85%) Windows Server
5 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (7.87%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.74%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.37%) Android
11 2 (1.12%) CentOS
11 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.56%) SUSE
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.97%) ITIL
2 41 (23.03%) Project Management
3 37 (20.79%) Change Management
4 32 (17.98%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (17.98%) Service Management
5 30 (16.85%) Migration
6 27 (15.17%) Line Management
7 26 (14.61%) Incident Management
7 26 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 21 (11.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 20 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.87%) PRINCE2
10 14 (7.87%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.74%) Asset Management
11 12 (6.74%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (6.74%) Process Improvement
12 11 (6.18%) Validation
13 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.06%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.85%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.67%) SQL
3 9 (5.06%) C++
4 7 (3.93%) C
5 3 (1.69%) Python
6 2 (1.12%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.56%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.55%) MCSE
3 16 (8.99%) CCNA
3 16 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.30%) CCNP
5 7 (3.93%) MCP
6 5 (2.81%) MCITP
6 5 (2.81%) MCTS
7 4 (2.25%) Degree
7 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) MCSA
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MOS
10 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.55%) SLA
2 7 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (2.25%) GDPR
4 4 (2.25%) PMO
5 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 95 (53.37%) Active Directory
2 44 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.04%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.18%) vSphere
5 10 (5.62%) XenApp
6 5 (2.81%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.56%) KVM
10 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) SCCM
2 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (7.30%) WSUS
4 5 (2.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.81%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.69%) SCOM
6 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) Nessus
6 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 52 (29.21%) VMware
3 48 (26.97%) Cisco
4 27 (15.17%) Avaya
5 23 (12.92%) Mitel
6 18 (10.11%) Citrix
7 15 (8.43%) Polycom
8 14 (7.87%) Dell
9 13 (7.30%) HP
9 13 (7.30%) SolarWinds
10 11 (6.18%) Siemens
10 11 (6.18%) Veeam
11 10 (5.62%) BT
12 9 (5.06%) Panasonic
13 8 (4.49%) NEC
13 8 (4.49%) Oracle
14 7 (3.93%) IBM
14 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
15 6 (3.37%) Samsung
16 5 (2.81%) Microgen