The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QSIG
Rank - 253 244
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.057% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.76%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £42,500
QSIG
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
820 1147 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.47% 16.23% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 679 954 798
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QSIG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QSIG Salary Trend in the North West

QSIG
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) CyberTech
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Voice Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CyberTech