The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 862 861 802
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -59
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 13 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.075% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 41
Average salary £48,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £54,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £67,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-37.40% +68.75%
WAAS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17399 19498 17782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 18.18% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14504 15531 14451
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAAS
Salary Trend in England

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

WAAS Salary Trend in England

WAAS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAAS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WAAS Salary Histogram in England

WAAS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +8 7 - -
Yorkshire -6 3 - -
London -5 1 £70,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -27 1 £36,500 -45.92%
East of England - 1 £48,000 -
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (80.95%) WAN
4 16 (76.19%) LAN
4 16 (76.19%) Firewall
5 14 (66.67%) CCNP
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (57.14%) VoIP
6 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
6 12 (57.14%) OSPF
6 12 (57.14%) BGP
7 11 (52.38%) VMware
7 11 (52.38%) Network Security
7 11 (52.38%) CCSE
8 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
9 9 (42.86%) Network Design
10 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
10 8 (38.10%) MPLS
10 8 (38.10%) VPN
11 7 (33.33%) CCNA
11 7 (33.33%) Juniper
11 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 7 (33.33%) IPsec
12 6 (28.57%) CCSA
12 6 (28.57%) SSL
12 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
12 6 (28.57%) SNMP
12 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (57.14%) VoIP
4 12 (57.14%) OSPF
4 12 (57.14%) BGP
5 11 (52.38%) Network Security
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
7 8 (38.10%) MPLS
7 8 (38.10%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) IPsec
9 6 (28.57%) SSL
9 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
9 6 (28.57%) SNMP
9 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Sybase ASA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Designer
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Designer
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Design
2 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
2 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNP
3 11 (52.38%) CCSE
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (28.57%) CCSA
6 5 (23.81%) OSCP
6 5 (23.81%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (23.81%) CCIE
7 4 (19.05%) CCDE
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) vMotion
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Juniper
5 5 (23.81%) F5
5 5 (23.81%) BT
6 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.76%) Ipanema Technologies
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Sybase