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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank 865 938 851
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -87
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 38 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.002% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.010% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 1 18
Average salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £45,500 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 - £47,800

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +60 30 £44,000 -3.29% 4
North West - 12 £48,500 -
London +19 10 £50,000 +9.89% 1
North Wales - 8 £47,000 -
Wales - 8 £47,000 - 1
South West - 7 £26,000 - 1
City of London +32 6 £46,250 +1.64%
Manchester - 6 £50,750 -
Chester - 6 £45,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £45,500 -
Bath - 4 £26,000 -
Somerset - 4 £26,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Colwyn Bay - 2 £47,000 -
Conwy - 2 £47,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £24,000 - 2
Southampton - 1 £24,000 - 2
Wrexham - 1 £56,500 -
South East - 1 £24,000 - 2

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (92.11%) VoIP
2 33 (86.84%) DPNSS
3 32 (84.21%) WAN
3 32 (84.21%) Cisco
3 32 (84.21%) LAN
4 30 (78.95%) ITIL
4 30 (78.95%) CCNA
4 30 (78.95%) ISO 9001
4 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (76.32%) SLA
6 26 (68.42%) PBX
7 23 (60.53%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (60.53%) Operations Management
7 23 (60.53%) Lync
8 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
8 7 (18.42%) Siemens
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) VMware
11 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
11 4 (10.53%) Office 365
11 4 (10.53%) Memory Management
11 4 (10.53%) MS Office
11 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
11 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.53%) SMTP
11 4 (10.53%) Citrix

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (60.53%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) VoIP
2 33 (86.84%) DPNSS
3 32 (84.21%) LAN
3 32 (84.21%) WAN
4 26 (68.42%) PBX
5 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
6 4 (10.53%) Firewall
6 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
6 4 (10.53%) SMTP
6 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) ISDN
8 1 (2.63%) H.323
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) ITIL
2 23 (60.53%) Operations Management
3 4 (10.53%) Memory Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) CCNA
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (78.95%) ISO 9001
2 29 (76.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) Siemens
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) Mitel
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £17,000 - £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Home Working + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago