The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank - 226 -
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.032% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £48,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1128 1017 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.67% 16.49% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 977 882 681
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QSIG
Salary Trend in the South West

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

QSIG Salary Trend in the South West

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Siemens
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) DPNSS
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) ISDN
3 3 (60.00%) PBX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) VMware

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) ISDN
2 3 (60.00%) DPNSS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Siemens
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) VMware