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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 111 129
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.74% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -43.47%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -
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
302 270 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.92% 16.03% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 234 202 295
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £26,000 £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