The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
QSIG
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
304 299 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.62% 15.65% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 235 231 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QSIG across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

QSIG
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QSIG across the Cheshire region.

QSIG Salary Trend in Cheshire

QSIG
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing QSIG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QSIG.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) PBX
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) DPNSS
3 3 (50.00%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing QSIG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QSIG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DPNSS
2 3 (50.00%) H.323
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco