The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 316 304 303
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 10 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.082% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.68% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 25
Average salary £80,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +2.56%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1939 1907 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.94% 15.91% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1708 1875
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAAS
London

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAAS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) Network Architecture
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (76.92%) MPLS
4 9 (69.23%) OSPF
4 9 (69.23%) BGP
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) IPv6
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) VoIP
4 9 (69.23%) Multicast
5 7 (53.85%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (46.15%) Banking
6 6 (46.15%) Derivative
6 6 (46.15%) Fixed Income
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) CCNP
8 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
3 9 (69.23%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) IPv6
3 9 (69.23%) VoIP
3 9 (69.23%) Multicast
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Derivative
1 6 (46.15%) Fixed Income
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Celerra
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Network Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCIP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CWNA
4 1 (7.69%) CWSP
4 1 (7.69%) CCDA
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
2 3 (23.08%) F5
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed