The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank 839 908 869
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -39
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 34 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.055% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 8
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £47,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 - £20,500

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QSIG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QSIG within the UK.

QSIG Salary Trend in the UK

QSIG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QSIG over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

QSIG Salary Histogram in the UK

QSIG
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QSIG within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England +59 24 £47,000 -6.00% 1
Wales - 10 £47,750 -
North Wales - 10 £47,750 -
London +52 9 £50,000 -
North West - 8 £51,500 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £47,000 - 1
Chester - 5 £51,000 - 1
South West - 5 £39,000 -
Colwyn Bay - 4 £48,500 -
Conwy - 4 £48,500 -
City of London +42 3 £46,000 +1.09%
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Bath - 2 £26,000 -
South East - 2 £24,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £24,000 -
Somerset - 2 £26,000 -
Manchester - 2 £54,000 -
Southampton - 2 £24,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £56,500 -

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 48 (92.31%) VoIP
2 45 (86.54%) Cisco
3 41 (78.85%) DPNSS
4 40 (76.92%) WAN
4 40 (76.92%) LAN
5 37 (71.15%) ITIL
5 37 (71.15%) ISO 9001
5 37 (71.15%) CCNA
5 37 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (69.23%) SLA
7 32 (61.54%) Lync
7 32 (61.54%) PBX
8 29 (55.77%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (55.77%) Operations Management
9 9 (17.31%) Windows
10 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) Unified Communications
11 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.46%) Siemens
12 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
13 5 (9.62%) VMware
14 4 (7.69%) Firewall
14 4 (7.69%) BT
14 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
14 4 (7.69%) Office 365
14 4 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (7.69%) H.323
14 4 (7.69%) Terminal Services
14 4 (7.69%) Citrix

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 32 (61.54%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (92.31%) VoIP
2 41 (78.85%) DPNSS
3 40 (76.92%) WAN
3 40 (76.92%) LAN
4 32 (61.54%) PBX
5 7 (13.46%) Unified Communications
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.69%) H.323
6 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.69%) SMTP
6 4 (7.69%) Telepresence
7 3 (5.77%) ISDN
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security
9 1 (1.92%) RTP
9 1 (1.92%) SCCP
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Network Support
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Junior
7 2 (3.85%) Voice Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Voice Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) ITIL
2 29 (55.77%) Operations Management
3 4 (7.69%) Memory Management
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.92%) Process Improvement
5 1 (1.92%) Change Control
5 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 37 (71.15%) CCNA
1 37 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (55.77%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CCNP
4 3 (5.77%) MCSE
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (71.15%) ISO 9001
2 36 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 45 (86.54%) Cisco
2 7 (13.46%) Siemens
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) BT
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) Avaya
5 3 (5.77%) Verint
5 3 (5.77%) Mitel
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