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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QSIG
Rank 893 871 862
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 3 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.12% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 9
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
20182 19109 22687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.25% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16137 15264 18679
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 6 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 24 November 2014. 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 -27 3 £50,000 +17.64%
South West - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
London - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) PBX
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) IVR
2 7 (63.64%) Lync
2 7 (63.64%) Mitel
2 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 7 (63.64%) ISDN
3 6 (54.55%) Hedge funds
4 4 (36.36%) Network Management
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Avaya
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) CCSP
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) CCIP
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) DPNSS
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Q.931
6 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) xDSL
6 2 (18.18%) Windows

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Lync
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) PBX
2 7 (63.64%) ISDN
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) xDSL
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Q.931
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) DPNSS
5 1 (9.09%) MGCP
5 1 (9.09%) H.323
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) IVR
2 7 (63.64%) Clustering
3 6 (54.55%) Hedge funds
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) WFM
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCSP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCIP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Mitel
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya