The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 129 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.096% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £67,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £70,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +64.70%
WAAS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
387 359 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.25% 17.17% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 324 327 291
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WAAS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WAAS Salary Trend in Birmingham

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (100.00%) EMC
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
1 22 (100.00%) CCA
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (100.00%) NetApp
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 22 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 22 (100.00%) NCDA
1 22 (100.00%) NCIE
1 22 (100.00%) VTSP
1 22 (100.00%) vCloud
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (54.55%) CCIA
2 12 (54.55%) 3PAR
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (54.55%) VCAP
2 12 (54.55%) vSphere
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (54.55%) CLARiiON
2 12 (54.55%) MCTS
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (54.55%) MCITP
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Virtualisation Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Storage Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 10 (45.45%) FlexPod Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Technology Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) CLARiiON
1 12 (54.55%) Celerra
2 10 (45.45%) FlexPod
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCA
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 22 (100.00%) NCDA
1 22 (100.00%) NCIE
1 22 (100.00%) VTSP
2 12 (54.55%) MCSE
2 12 (54.55%) CCIA
2 12 (54.55%) VCAP
2 12 (54.55%) MCTS
2 12 (54.55%) MCITP
2 12 (54.55%) CCEA
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (45.45%) CCEE
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 22 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 22 (100.00%) vCloud
2 12 (54.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) EMC
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
1 22 (100.00%) NetApp
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) 3PAR