Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK

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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 738 994 1031
Rank change year-on-year +256 +37 -293
Permanent jobs citing PBX 100 39 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.035% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.26% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 86 32 115
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,125 £30,500
25th Percentile £26,750 £29,188 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,250 £34,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.07% -18.82% -6.59%
75th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £57,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% -24.39% +9.33%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,135 15,134 18,683
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.61% 13.61% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8,728 8,975 11,433
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PBX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PBX in the UK

PBX
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PBX.

Salary trend for PBX in the UK

PBX
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PBX over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

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 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +257 96 £37,500 +7.14% 34
UK excluding London +128 67 £32,500 +4.84% 31
London +202 30 £55,000 -18.52% 2
Midlands - 24 £27,500 - 9
West Midlands - 24 £27,500 - 4
South East +79 15 £32,500 +17.12% 6
Work from Home +146 13 £45,000 +14.65% 10
North of England +106 13 £35,000 -33.33% 10
South West +32 9 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Yorkshire +101 5 £35,000 -36.36% 3
East of England +43 5 £41,250 +30.95% 4
North West +46 4 £37,500 -25.00% 7
North East - 4 £26,000 -
Wales +4 2 £27,500 -11.29%
Scotland -21 1 - -

PBX
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.00%) Confluence
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Salesforce CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (38.00%) Microsoft 365
2 32 (32.00%) Azure
3 18 (18.00%) Entra ID
4 17 (17.00%) AWS
5 9 (9.00%) GCP
6 5 (5.00%) SaaS
7 3 (3.00%) Datadog
7 3 (3.00%) PaaS
7 3 (3.00%) Rubrik
8 2 (2.00%) WhatsApp
9 1 (1.00%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 57 (57.00%) Firewall
2 33 (33.00%) VoIP
3 14 (14.00%) LAN
3 14 (14.00%) WAN
4 12 (12.00%) Broadband
4 12 (12.00%) VPN
5 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.00%) Wireless
6 9 (9.00%) Unified Communications
6 9 (9.00%) VLAN
7 8 (8.00%) MPLS
8 6 (6.00%) DHCP
8 6 (6.00%) DNS
8 6 (6.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.00%) ADSL
9 5 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (5.00%) ISDN
9 5 (5.00%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.00%) Internet
10 4 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) MySQL
2 22 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.00%) Redis
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Bitbucket
1 19 (19.00%) JIRA
2 18 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 45 (45.00%) Social Skills
2 36 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (13.00%) Finance
5 4 (4.00%) Electronics
5 4 (4.00%) Legal
6 3 (3.00%) Law
7 2 (2.00%) Digital Economy
7 2 (2.00%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.00%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.00%) Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (1.00%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (1.00%) Local Government
8 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) Systems Support
3 16 (16.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Network Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) IT Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Senior
7 9 (9.00%) IT Support
8 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.00%) Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.00%) REST
2 1 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Replication
2 7 (7.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.00%) CCTV
4 4 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.00%) Handset
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.00%) Web3
7 1 (1.00%) Derivative
7 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.00%) IVR
7 1 (1.00%) Product Ownership
7 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (55.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Linux
3 28 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (21.00%) Mac OS
5 19 (19.00%) Windows 10
6 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.00%) Android
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.00%) Unix
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (1.00%) CentOS
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (21.00%) Task Automation
3 20 (20.00%) Fintech
3 20 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 20 (20.00%) Project Management
4 18 (18.00%) CI/CD
5 13 (13.00%) Customer Service
6 9 (9.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.00%) Remote Monitoring and Management
8 6 (6.00%) Customer Experience
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (6.00%) ITIL
8 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.00%) Line Management
9 5 (5.00%) Server Management
9 5 (5.00%) Time Management
10 4 (4.00%) Agile
10 4 (4.00%) Commercial Awareness
10 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) Bash
1 22 (22.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.00%) Python
3 4 (4.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (1.00%) Java
5 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (30.00%) CCNA
3 21 (21.00%) Degree
4 12 (12.00%) CCNP
5 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) CCIE
6 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.00%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.00%) CCDA
8 2 (2.00%) CCDP
8 2 (2.00%) CCIE Data Center
8 2 (2.00%) HND
8 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (43.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.00%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) pfSense
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.00%) Docker
7 1 (1.00%) Kamailio
7 1 (1.00%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (16.00%) SCCM
3 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.00%) Dell DRAC
4 2 (2.00%) Proxmox
5 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (49.00%) VMware
2 31 (31.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.00%) Cisco
4 26 (26.00%) Palo Alto
5 23 (23.00%) Veeam
6 18 (18.00%) Atlassian
7 12 (12.00%) Meraki
8 10 (10.00%) Mitel
9 8 (8.00%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.00%) Citrix
10 7 (7.00%) HP
11 6 (6.00%) Avaya
12 5 (5.00%) Aruba
12 5 (5.00%) Juniper
12 5 (5.00%) NetApp
12 5 (5.00%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.00%) Ericsson
13 4 (4.00%) Fortinet
13 4 (4.00%) Ribbon
14 3 (3.00%) Salesforce