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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank 869 893 851
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -42
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 18 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.001% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.094% 0.006% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 12
Average salary £43,250 - £49,050
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 - £39,730
10% offered a salary of more than £54,050 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £49,050

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
19215 18159 21469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.95% 16.96% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15412 14209 17542
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

QSIG Salary Histogram in the UK

QSIG
Top 12 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 2 March 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 +36 17 £44,000 - 1
London +26 9 £50,000 -
City of London +14 6 £46,250 -
North West - 6 £44,000 -
Manchester - 4 £47,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £43,250 -
Somerset - 2 £26,000 - 1
Bath - 2 £26,000 - 1
Chester - 2 £43,250 -
South West - 2 £26,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
North Wales - 1 £40,000 -

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (85.71%) LAN
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 16 (76.19%) ISO 9001
3 16 (76.19%) VoIP
3 16 (76.19%) WAN
3 16 (76.19%) ITIL
3 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (76.19%) DPNSS
4 14 (66.67%) CCNA
4 14 (66.67%) SLA
5 12 (57.14%) PBX
5 12 (57.14%) Lync
6 11 (52.38%) Operations Management
6 11 (52.38%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) CCSP
8 2 (9.52%) CCNP
8 2 (9.52%) CCIP
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) SMTP
8 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Siemens
8 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (57.14%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) LAN
2 16 (76.19%) VoIP
2 16 (76.19%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) DPNSS
3 12 (57.14%) PBX
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) xDSL
5 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
5 2 (9.52%) Q.931
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) SMTP
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) ISDN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Operations Management
3 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNA
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCSP
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) ISO 9001
2 14 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Siemens
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Mitel
Bath/ Bristol / Southern UK
Datasharp Integrated Communications
Salary: - £22,000- £30,000 Plus vehicle, mobile phone, expenses and overtime
Posted: 11 days ago