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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

QSIG
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 927 938
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 0 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.048% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 21
Median salary - £35,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.53%  
UK excluding London median salary - £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -22.22%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14393 16653 18928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.19% 16.92% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35626 41572 45755
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,875 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

QSIG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for QSIG in the UK

QSIG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QSIG.

Salary trend for QSIG in the UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing QSIG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for QSIG.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) SNMP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) 802.11
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) Mitel
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 8 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

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 8 (100.00%) 802.11
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) SNMP
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
1 8 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Mitel