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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank 875 919 879
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -40
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 25 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.067% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 0
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -

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
19052 20831 20546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.18% 17.30% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15527 16660 16643
Average salary £45,000 £44,010 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.24% +3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 June 2015 within the UK.

QSIG Salary Histogram in the UK

QSIG
Top 15 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 June 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 +64 18 £48,250 -3.50%
London +26 10 £50,000 -
Wales - 7 £47,000 -
North Wales - 7 £47,000 -
North West - 5 £45,000 -
Colwyn Bay - 4 £48,500 -
Conwy - 4 £48,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +44 3 £46,000 +1.09%
Chester - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 £24,000 -
Southampton - 2 £24,000 -
South East - 2 £24,000 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 51 (92.73%) VoIP
2 48 (87.27%) Cisco
3 41 (74.55%) DPNSS
4 40 (72.73%) WAN
4 40 (72.73%) LAN
5 38 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (67.27%) CCNA
6 37 (67.27%) ITIL
6 37 (67.27%) ISO 9001
7 36 (65.45%) SLA
8 32 (58.18%) Lync
8 32 (58.18%) PBX
9 29 (52.73%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (52.73%) Operations Management
10 9 (16.36%) Windows
11 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.73%) Unified Communications
12 7 (12.73%) Siemens
12 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (12.73%) Telepresence
13 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
14 5 (9.09%) VMware
14 5 (9.09%) Banking
14 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
15 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
15 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
15 4 (7.27%) Finance
15 4 (7.27%) Firewall

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (58.18%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) VoIP
2 41 (74.55%) DPNSS
3 40 (72.73%) LAN
3 40 (72.73%) WAN
4 32 (58.18%) PBX
5 7 (12.73%) Unified Communications
5 7 (12.73%) Telepresence
6 4 (7.27%) H.323
6 4 (7.27%) Firewall
6 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
6 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.27%) SMTP
6 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.45%) ISDN
8 2 (3.64%) Network Security
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.82%) RTP
9 1 (1.82%) SCCP
General
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (34.55%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Support
6 3 (5.45%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Junior
7 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Voice Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Voice Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) ITIL
2 29 (52.73%) Operations Management
3 4 (7.27%) Memory Management
4 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.82%) Process Improvement
5 1 (1.82%) Change Control
5 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (67.27%) CCNA
3 29 (52.73%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.27%) CCNP
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (67.27%) ISO 9001
2 36 (65.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (87.27%) Cisco
2 7 (12.73%) Siemens
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) BT
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) Avaya
5 3 (5.45%) Mitel
5 3 (5.45%) Verint