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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 888 901 859
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -42
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 23 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.018% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 32
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+48.80% -6.66%
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
16196 17894 16851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.10% 18.35% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13612 14605 13285
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
London +1 12 £70,000 +3.70% 2
South East -3 6 £66,250 +76.66%
East Midlands - 4 £62,500 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (96.55%) Firewall
3 27 (93.10%) WAN
4 26 (89.66%) LAN
5 25 (86.21%) VPN
5 25 (86.21%) MPLS
5 25 (86.21%) Wireless
6 23 (79.31%) BGP
6 23 (79.31%) OSPF
6 23 (79.31%) Riverbed
7 22 (75.86%) WAN Optimisation
7 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (75.86%) CCNP
8 21 (72.41%) SSL
9 19 (65.52%) Juniper
9 19 (65.52%) Finance
10 18 (62.07%) IPsec
10 18 (62.07%) Lync
11 17 (58.62%) Unified Communications
11 17 (58.62%) IaaS
11 17 (58.62%) Ipanema Technologies
11 17 (58.62%) Spanning Tree
11 17 (58.62%) Presales
11 17 (58.62%) xDSL
11 17 (58.62%) XMPP
11 17 (58.62%) VLAN
11 17 (58.62%) EIGRP
11 17 (58.62%) Ethernet
12 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (31.03%) Network Security

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 27 (93.10%) WAN
3 26 (89.66%) LAN
4 25 (86.21%) MPLS
4 25 (86.21%) VPN
4 25 (86.21%) Wireless
5 23 (79.31%) BGP
5 23 (79.31%) OSPF
6 21 (72.41%) SSL
7 18 (62.07%) IPsec
8 17 (58.62%) EIGRP
8 17 (58.62%) Ethernet
8 17 (58.62%) Spanning Tree
8 17 (58.62%) Unified Communications
8 17 (58.62%) VLAN
8 17 (58.62%) xDSL
9 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (31.03%) Network Security
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Sybase ASA
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Consultant
2 14 (48.28%) Presales Consultant
3 12 (41.38%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) Senior Presales Consultant
4 9 (31.03%) WAN Consultant
5 8 (27.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (27.59%) Security Consultant
5 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
6 7 (24.14%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (20.69%) Security Presales Consultant
7 6 (20.69%) Solutions Consultant
8 5 (17.24%) Data Network Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
10 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
10 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) XMPP
2 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) WAN Optimisation
2 17 (58.62%) Presales
3 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) Network Design
3 6 (20.69%) Network Security Management
3 6 (20.69%) Security Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Security
4 5 (17.24%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (17.24%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (17.24%) SIEM
5 4 (13.79%) Network Management
6 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) CCNP
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
1 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) XenApp
2 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) Riverbed
3 19 (65.52%) Juniper
4 17 (58.62%) Ipanema Technologies
5 8 (27.59%) F5
6 7 (24.14%) Brocade
6 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (24.14%) Citrix
6 7 (24.14%) HP
7 6 (20.69%) Websense
8 5 (17.24%) LogRhythm
8 5 (17.24%) Sourcefire
8 5 (17.24%) TippingPoint
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 2 (6.90%) NetApp
10 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.45%) Aruba
11 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
11 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
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