The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 135
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%
WAAS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
301 258 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.39% 16.50% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 238 196 296
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +29.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WAAS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WAAS Salary Trend in Cheshire