The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 252 310 317
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.077% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £80,000 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+48.80% -6.66%
WAAS
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
994 1922 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.89% 18.46% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1643 1410
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WAAS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WAAS Salary Trend in the City of London

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Brocade
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 5 (83.33%) TippingPoint
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 5 (83.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (83.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (83.33%) DMZ
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Security
2 5 (83.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (83.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
1 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Brocade
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Forcepoint
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) TippingPoint
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
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