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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank 862 886 848
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 16 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.078% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -
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
17659 19346 19336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 17.53% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14453 15586 15775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QSIG across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

QSIG Salary Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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
London +15 10 £50,000 -
North West - 4 £45,000 -
South East - 2 £24,000 -
QSIG
UK

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 41 (93.18%) VoIP
2 37 (84.09%) Cisco
3 30 (68.18%) WAN
3 30 (68.18%) LAN
3 30 (68.18%) DPNSS
4 28 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (61.36%) CCNA
5 27 (61.36%) ITIL
5 27 (61.36%) ISO 9001
5 27 (61.36%) SLA
6 24 (54.55%) PBX
6 24 (54.55%) Lync
7 21 (47.73%) Operations Management
7 21 (47.73%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (20.45%) Windows
9 7 (15.91%) Siemens
9 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.91%) Unified Communications
9 7 (15.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (15.91%) Telepresence
10 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
11 5 (11.36%) VMware
11 5 (11.36%) Banking
11 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
12 4 (9.09%) Office 365
12 4 (9.09%) Memory Management
12 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
12 4 (9.09%) Wireshark

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (54.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (93.18%) VoIP
2 30 (68.18%) WAN
2 30 (68.18%) LAN
2 30 (68.18%) DPNSS
3 24 (54.55%) PBX
4 7 (15.91%) Unified Communications
4 7 (15.91%) Telepresence
5 4 (9.09%) H.323
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 4 (9.09%) SMTP
5 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) ISDN
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.27%) RTP
8 1 (2.27%) SCCP
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Support
7 3 (6.82%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Voice Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Voice Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Operations Management
3 4 (9.09%) Memory Management
4 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.27%) Change Control
5 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (61.36%) CCNA
3 21 (47.73%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) CCNP
6 3 (6.82%) MCSE
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (61.36%) ISO 9001
1 27 (61.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Cisco
2 7 (15.91%) Siemens
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) BT
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Avaya
5 3 (6.82%) Mitel
5 3 (6.82%) Verint