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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 309 314 308
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.062% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
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
2013 1760 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.26% 15.58% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1462 1976
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
3 8 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (80.00%) XMPP
3 8 (80.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) Riverbed
3 8 (80.00%) xDSL
3 8 (80.00%) Lync
3 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (80.00%) IaaS
3 8 (80.00%) Ipanema Technologies
3 8 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (60.00%) Electronics
4 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (60.00%) DTV

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
3 8 (80.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) xDSL
3 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) IPv6
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Senior Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) Sales Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) Riverbed
2 8 (80.00%) Ipanema Technologies
3 6 (60.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft