The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 213 224 219
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 16 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £67,500 - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -5.88%
WAAS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1820 1736 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.50% 29.24% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1209 1087
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WAAS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the Berkshire region.

WAAS Salary Trend in Berkshire

WAAS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Reading - 14 £67,500 -
WAAS
South East

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAAS 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 WAAS.

1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 22 (91.67%) EMC
1 22 (91.67%) Citrix
1 22 (91.67%) CCA
1 22 (91.67%) Citrix Certification
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
1 22 (91.67%) NetApp
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (91.67%) Hyper-V
1 22 (91.67%) XenDesktop
1 22 (91.67%) NCDA
1 22 (91.67%) NCIE
1 22 (91.67%) VTSP
1 22 (91.67%) vCloud
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (50.00%) CCIA
2 12 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (50.00%) VCAP
2 12 (50.00%) vSphere
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (50.00%) Celerra
2 12 (50.00%) MCTS
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (50.00%) MCITP

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAAS 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 WAAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
1 12 (50.00%) Consultant
1 12 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (50.00%) Virtualisation Architect
1 12 (50.00%) Storage Architect
1 12 (50.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 10 (41.67%) FlexPod Consultant
2 10 (41.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 10 (41.67%) Technology Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Principal Security Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 12 (50.00%) Celerra
2 10 (41.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (8.33%) Project Management
1 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (8.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) CCA
1 22 (91.67%) Citrix Certification
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 22 (91.67%) NCDA
1 22 (91.67%) NCIE
1 22 (91.67%) VTSP
2 12 (50.00%) MCSE
2 12 (50.00%) CCIA
2 12 (50.00%) VCAP
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (50.00%) MCTS
2 12 (50.00%) MCITP
2 12 (50.00%) CCEA
3 10 (41.67%) CCEE
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
4 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (91.67%) Hyper-V
1 22 (91.67%) XenDesktop
1 22 (91.67%) vCloud
2 12 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 22 (91.67%) EMC
1 22 (91.67%) Citrix
1 22 (91.67%) NetApp
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) 3PAR