The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank - - 185
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
512 558 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.27% 13.91% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 426 491 502
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QSIG
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

QSIG Salary Trend in Manchester

QSIG
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) DPNSS
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Management
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (75.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DPNSS
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco