Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 921 894
Rank change year-on-year +63 -27 +40
Permanent jobs citing PBX 330 334 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.00% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 277 287 363
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,650 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.67% - -28.57%

PBX is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28229 33319 37723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.86% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22890 27620 30667
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +67 317 £40,000 +3.90% 11
UK excluding London +61 244 £36,500 -2.67% 11
South East +61 85 £49,000 +40.00% 5
London +54 83 £42,500 -9.57%
North of England +15 47 £36,500 +12.31% 2
East of England -10 39 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Midlands +48 35 £44,000 +28.33% 3
North West -1 31 £31,000 +24.00% 1
South West +15 28 £20,750 -13.54%
East Midlands +35 18 £44,000 +30.37% 2
West Midlands +22 17 £41,390 +20.72% 1
Yorkshire +20 11 £44,000 +10.00%
Wales +18 6 £24,000 -
Scotland - 6 £28,500 -
North East +21 5 £36,500 -15.12% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 167 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 164 (49.70%) VoIP
3 160 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 158 (47.88%) Windows
5 137 (41.52%) Office 365
6 124 (37.58%) Windows Server
7 120 (36.36%) Skype
8 116 (35.15%) Skype for Business
9 103 (31.21%) Firewall
10 93 (28.18%) DNS
11 91 (27.58%) ITIL
12 88 (26.67%) Cisco
12 88 (26.67%) DHCP
13 86 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 80 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 79 (23.94%) LAN
16 77 (23.33%) WAN
17 76 (23.03%) Microsoft Office
18 75 (22.73%) VMware
19 72 (21.82%) Hyper-V
20 67 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
21 64 (19.39%) Telecoms
22 62 (18.79%) VPN
23 59 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
24 54 (16.36%) Avaya
25 53 (16.06%) SCOM
26 52 (15.76%) PSTN
27 49 (14.85%) PaaS
28 48 (14.55%) TCP/IP
28 48 (14.55%) Linux

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
1 116 (35.15%) Skype for Business
2 47 (14.24%) MS Exchange
3 26 (7.88%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.12%) IIS
7 5 (1.52%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.21%) Apache
8 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.30%) Zimbra
Applications
1 76 (23.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.91%) AutoCAD
2 3 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 137 (41.52%) Office 365
2 80 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (14.85%) PaaS
5 44 (13.33%) IaaS
6 17 (5.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 14 (4.24%) SaaS
8 12 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (2.12%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.30%) G Suite
12 1 (0.30%) GitHub
12 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 164 (49.70%) VoIP
2 120 (36.36%) Skype
3 103 (31.21%) Firewall
4 93 (28.18%) DNS
5 88 (26.67%) DHCP
6 79 (23.94%) LAN
7 77 (23.33%) WAN
8 62 (18.79%) VPN
9 52 (15.76%) PSTN
10 48 (14.55%) TCP/IP
11 42 (12.73%) Unified Communications
12 41 (12.42%) VLAN
13 38 (11.52%) ISDN
14 33 (10.00%) MPLS
15 32 (9.70%) LDAP
16 26 (7.88%) Wireless
17 24 (7.27%) Kerberos
18 23 (6.97%) WLAN
19 22 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
20 17 (5.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.82%) MySQL
5 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) MS Access
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) GCC
1 8 (2.42%) GDB
1 8 (2.42%) Subversion
1 8 (2.42%) Trac
2 5 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.61%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.61%) Xdebug
4 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (19.39%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.09%) Finance
3 23 (6.97%) Retail
4 22 (6.67%) Games
5 10 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.73%) Advertising
7 7 (2.12%) Billing
8 6 (1.82%) Publishing
9 5 (1.52%) Legal
10 4 (1.21%) Back Office
10 4 (1.21%) Front Office
11 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Banking
12 1 (0.30%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (23.64%) Support Engineer
2 56 (16.97%) Analyst
3 34 (10.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 34 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 30 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 30 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 29 (8.79%) Consultant
6 29 (8.79%) Network Engineer
7 28 (8.48%) Support Analyst
7 28 (8.48%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (6.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.36%) Active Directory Support
8 21 (6.36%) Infrastructure Support
9 20 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 20 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
9 20 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 18 (5.45%) Active Directory Support Engineer
10 18 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (4.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (2.42%) STL
2 6 (1.82%) XMPP
3 5 (1.52%) Web Services
4 2 (0.61%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (0.61%) Laravel
4 2 (0.61%) Node.js
4 2 (0.61%) PHP-FPM
4 2 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.61%) REST
4 2 (0.61%) TAPI
5 1 (0.30%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.30%) LAMP
5 1 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.30%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.30%) Driving Licence
2 32 (9.70%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.55%) BYOD
4 15 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.55%) PKI
4 15 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (4.24%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.12%) Handset
7 7 (2.12%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.12%) IVR
8 5 (1.52%) Fintech
8 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.91%) NHS
10 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.61%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) iPhone
10 2 (0.61%) PDA
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 158 (47.88%) Windows
2 124 (37.58%) Windows Server
3 86 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (14.55%) Linux
5 43 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (10.30%) Windows 7
7 28 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (7.58%) Windows 10
9 22 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 21 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (4.24%) Android
12 12 (3.64%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (2.12%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.82%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
17 4 (1.21%) CentOS
17 4 (1.21%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (27.58%) ITIL
2 39 (11.82%) Identity Management
3 35 (10.61%) Mentoring
4 25 (7.58%) Coaching
5 24 (7.27%) Service Design
6 23 (6.97%) Presales
6 23 (6.97%) Service Delivery
7 21 (6.36%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (6.06%) Email Filtering
8 20 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (5.45%) Patch Management
10 17 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (5.15%) Configuration Management
11 16 (4.85%) Migration
12 15 (4.55%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.94%) Service Management
13 13 (3.94%) Task Automation
14 11 (3.33%) Project Management
14 11 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 20 (6.06%) SQL
3 12 (3.64%) C
4 9 (2.73%) C++
5 6 (1.82%) Python
6 5 (1.52%) VB
7 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.91%) Java
8 2 (0.61%) PHP
8 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) Go
9 1 (0.30%) Jython
Qualifications
1 35 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.70%) MCP
3 31 (9.39%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (8.18%) MCSE
5 24 (7.27%) CCNA
6 22 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.36%) Degree
8 18 (5.45%) SC Cleared
9 17 (5.15%) CCNP
10 14 (4.24%) A+ Certification
11 12 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
12 9 (2.73%) MCSA
13 7 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.82%) MCITP
15 5 (1.52%) CCIE
15 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.52%) MCTS
16 4 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (0.91%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.15%) SLA
2 8 (2.42%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 72 (21.82%) Hyper-V
3 67 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.97%) Terminal Services
5 21 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.94%) XenApp
6 13 (3.94%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.82%) vSphere
8 4 (1.21%) Firmware
9 3 (0.91%) Docker
10 1 (0.30%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.30%) KVM
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (16.06%) SCOM
2 45 (13.64%) SCCM
3 25 (7.58%) WSUS
4 14 (4.24%) Puppet
5 11 (3.33%) Terraform
6 5 (1.52%) Malwarebytes
6 5 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.52%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.21%) MobiControl
8 3 (0.91%) Ansible
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 167 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 88 (26.67%) Cisco
3 75 (22.73%) VMware
4 54 (16.36%) Avaya
5 26 (7.88%) Citrix
6 20 (6.06%) Nortel
7 19 (5.76%) HP
7 19 (5.76%) Mitel
8 17 (5.15%) Dell
9 14 (4.24%) WatchGuard
10 11 (3.33%) Apple
10 11 (3.33%) Siemens
11 8 (2.42%) BT
11 8 (2.42%) Symantec
12 7 (2.12%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.12%) Sophos
13 6 (1.82%) Sonus
14 5 (1.52%) Acme Packet
14 5 (1.52%) Dell KACE
14 5 (1.52%) Lotus