The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QSIG
Rank 867 840 852
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 3 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.016% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 11
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
QSIG
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19146 17475 20892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.95% 17.38% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15297 14207 17174
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in England

QSIG
Salary Trend in England

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

QSIG Salary Trend in England

QSIG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QSIG within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 2 - -
London - 1 £50,000 -
QSIG
UK

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 13 (86.67%) PBX
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) IVR
3 9 (60.00%) Clustering
3 9 (60.00%) Lync
3 9 (60.00%) Mitel
3 9 (60.00%) ISDN
4 8 (53.33%) Hedge funds
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Avaya
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) CCNP
6 4 (26.67%) Network Management
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) Dell
8 2 (13.33%) Intel
8 2 (13.33%) Nortel
8 2 (13.33%) MPLS
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) DPNSS
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) CCSP
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 9 (60.00%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) PBX
2 9 (60.00%) ISDN
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) xDSL
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) DPNSS
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) Q.931
5 1 (6.67%) H.323
5 1 (6.67%) MGCP
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Voice Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) IVR
2 9 (60.00%) Clustering
3 8 (53.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) WFM
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCSP
4 2 (13.33%) CCIP
4 2 (13.33%) Server+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Mitel
2 5 (33.33%) Avaya
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Intel
3 2 (13.33%) Nortel
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) CyberTech