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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank 871 888 873
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 7 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.028% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -15.00%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
Top 9 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 30 January 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 -3 6 £42,500 - 1
North West -12 3 £44,000 +3.52%
London - 3 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -12 2 £43,250 +1.76%
City of London - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire -6 1 £44,000 +3.52%
North Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
Chester - 1 £44,000 -

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) ISO 9001
2 7 (70.00%) DPNSS
3 6 (60.00%) Lync
3 6 (60.00%) PBX
4 5 (50.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Operations Management
4 5 (50.00%) SLA
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) xDSL
5 2 (20.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) Q.931
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) CCSP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CCIP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Network Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISDN

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (60.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) DPNSS
2 6 (60.00%) PBX
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) xDSL
4 2 (20.00%) Q.931
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel
London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago