Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

QSIG
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1200 1196 1309
Rank change year-on-year -4 +113 -5
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 11 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.081% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 17
UK median annual salary - £35,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -32.69% +4.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £35,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -41.67% +23.08%

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 28197 32099 36357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22815 26256 30085
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

QSIG
Top 3 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 24 November 2017. 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
South East +42 11 - -
UK excluding London +36 11 - -
England +29 11 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) SNMP
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) 802.11
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
1 11 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 10 (90.91%) Telepresence
2 10 (90.91%) Virtual Servers
2 10 (90.91%) Blue Coat
2 10 (90.91%) ProxySG
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) ProCurve
2 10 (90.91%) Riverbed
2 10 (90.91%) Aruba
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) WLAN
2 10 (90.91%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security

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 11 (100.00%) 802.11
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) SNMP
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
2 10 (90.91%) Telepresence
2 10 (90.91%) WLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Network Design
1 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (90.91%) ProxySG
1 10 (90.91%) Virtual Servers
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Aruba
2 10 (90.91%) Blue Coat
2 10 (90.91%) HP
2 10 (90.91%) ProCurve
2 10 (90.91%) Riverbed
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel