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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 831 830 847
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 18 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.033% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.100% 0.19% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 12
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
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
18053 17069 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.17% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14575 13443 16821
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
London -3 14 £67,500 +17.39%
South East -25 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 26 (52.00%) WAN
3 24 (48.00%) Firewall
4 21 (42.00%) BGP
5 20 (40.00%) OSPF
5 20 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (40.00%) LAN
6 19 (38.00%) MPLS
7 18 (36.00%) Wireless
7 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (32.00%) CCNP
9 16 (32.00%) Finance
10 15 (30.00%) XMPP
10 15 (30.00%) Riverbed
10 15 (30.00%) Ipanema Technologies
11 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
12 13 (26.00%) NetApp
12 13 (26.00%) Juniper
12 13 (26.00%) EMC
12 13 (26.00%) VMware
13 12 (24.00%) VPN
14 11 (22.00%) VoIP
15 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 10 (20.00%) IPsec
15 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 10 (20.00%) EIGRP
15 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.00%) SAP
15 10 (20.00%) SSL

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (18.00%) Lync
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) WAN
2 24 (48.00%) Firewall
3 21 (42.00%) BGP
4 20 (40.00%) OSPF
4 20 (40.00%) LAN
5 19 (38.00%) MPLS
6 18 (36.00%) Wireless
6 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (24.00%) VPN
8 11 (22.00%) VoIP
9 10 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 10 (20.00%) SSL
9 10 (20.00%) IPsec
9 10 (20.00%) VLAN
10 9 (18.00%) xDSL
10 9 (18.00%) Unified Communications
10 9 (18.00%) Ethernet
10 9 (18.00%) SNMP
10 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.00%) Marketing
3 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.00%) Electronics
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Architect
2 16 (32.00%) Consultant
3 15 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 13 (26.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 11 (22.00%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (16.00%) Sales Consultant
6 8 (16.00%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (14.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
8 6 (12.00%) Cisco Specialist
8 6 (12.00%) Network Architect
9 5 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
9 5 (10.00%) Storage Architect
9 5 (10.00%) Technology Consultant
9 5 (10.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 5 (10.00%) FlexPod Consultant
10 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Specialist
10 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
10 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) DTV
2 5 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 5 (10.00%) Celerra
2 5 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) FMCG
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Project Management
1 9 (18.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
2 7 (14.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (12.00%) Network Management
4 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (6.00%) ERP
4 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.00%) Use Case
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.00%) Service Management
4 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
5 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.00%) CCNP
3 10 (20.00%) CCA
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (20.00%) NCDA
3 10 (20.00%) NCIE
3 10 (20.00%) VTSP
4 8 (16.00%) CCNA
5 7 (14.00%) Degree
6 6 (12.00%) CCSA
6 6 (12.00%) CCSE
7 5 (10.00%) MCTS
7 5 (10.00%) MCITP
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.00%) MCSE
7 5 (10.00%) CCEA
7 5 (10.00%) VCAP
7 5 (10.00%) CCEE
7 5 (10.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (20.00%) vCloud
2 5 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 15 (30.00%) Ipanema Technologies
4 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 13 (26.00%) NetApp
5 13 (26.00%) EMC
5 13 (26.00%) Juniper
6 10 (20.00%) SAP
6 10 (20.00%) Citrix
7 8 (16.00%) IronPort
7 8 (16.00%) F5
8 7 (14.00%) Splunk
9 6 (12.00%) Meraki
9 6 (12.00%) ScanSafe
9 6 (12.00%) Sourcefire
10 5 (10.00%) 3PAR
11 4 (8.00%) CA
12 3 (6.00%) Business Objects