Period
to 15 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for QSIG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QSIG over the 6 months to 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

QSIG
UK
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 843 965 -
Rank change year-on-year +122 - +1201
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 1 6 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.005% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.009% 0.035% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £24,000 -
Median % change year-on-year +212.50% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £24,000 -

QSIG is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,848 16,936 22,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 15.07% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,254 13,531 17,711
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

QSIG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing QSIG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for QSIG in the UK

QSIG
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QSIG.

Salary trend for QSIG in the UK

QSIG
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QSIG within the UK over the 6 months to 15 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +123 1 £75,000 +212.50%
London - 1 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, IT jobs citing QSIG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for QSIG.

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

QSIG
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack