The Meridian private branch exchange is the biggest of its kind with 43 million users placed around the world. Staff who work in this field are usually trained in the communications supplier model and there are a wide range of opportunities, from engineers to analysts to instructors.
While there are many firms offering employment all over the UK, candidates also have the chance to look into working overseas too, thanks to the global demand for PABX and Nortel staff. Workers should have a good background in Meridian as well as IT and telecommunications for these very specialist and technical jobs.
Recruitment agencies feature vacancies with salaries which range from £21,000 to managerial wages of £45,000 plus. The average wage in the Nortel Meridian sector is £36,500, with those based in London and the West Midlands earning the most. This fares lower when compared with the average salary in the networking and communications sector as a whole, which is £42,500.
Professionals in this industry should be up-to-date with latest technological advances, have an eye for detail and good concentration skills. Employment in this field can be within in a variety of different companies and organisations, such as banking, technical support and repairs.