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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
QSIG
UK
Rank 857 937 935
Rank change year-on-year +80 -2  
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 8 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.059% 0.023% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 26
Median salary - £49,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.06%  
UK excluding London median salary - £49,750 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +15.02%  

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 13468 17650 19251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.05% 17.25% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10974 14610 15332
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

QSIG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing QSIG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

QSIG
Top 4 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +115 8 - -
South East +64 8 - -
Dartford - 8 - -
Kent - 8 - -

QSIG
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
1 16 (100.00%) DHCP
1 16 (100.00%) SNMP
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) 802.11
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
1 16 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Wireless
1 16 (100.00%) IPsec
1 16 (100.00%) Mitel
1 16 (100.00%) Network Design
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
1 16 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 16 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 16 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Nexus

QSIG
Top Related 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 16 (100.00%) 802.11
1 16 (100.00%) DHCP
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) IPsec
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
1 16 (100.00%) SNMP
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
1 16 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 16 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 16 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Network Design
1 16 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Mitel