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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 855 907 834
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -73
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 12 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 20
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £67,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
17826 19738 19462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.23% 17.54% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14602 15884 15859
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 29 June 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 -6 5 - -
Yorkshire +9 4 - -
London +22 3 £65,000 -18.75%
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (85.19%) Firewall
4 22 (81.48%) LAN
4 22 (81.48%) WAN
5 19 (70.37%) CCNP
6 18 (66.67%) OSPF
6 18 (66.67%) BGP
7 16 (59.26%) EIGRP
8 15 (55.56%) MPLS
8 15 (55.56%) Juniper
8 15 (55.56%) Ethernet
8 15 (55.56%) IPsec
8 15 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
9 13 (48.15%) VPN
10 12 (44.44%) SSL
10 12 (44.44%) VoIP
10 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
10 12 (44.44%) Wireless
10 12 (44.44%) XMPP
11 11 (40.74%) CCSE
11 11 (40.74%) Riverbed
11 11 (40.74%) WAN Optimisation
12 10 (37.04%) IaaS
12 10 (37.04%) Lync
12 10 (37.04%) Unified Communications
12 10 (37.04%) Ipanema Technologies
12 10 (37.04%) VLAN
12 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (37.04%) xDSL

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (37.04%) Lync
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 22 (81.48%) WAN
3 18 (66.67%) OSPF
3 18 (66.67%) BGP
4 16 (59.26%) EIGRP
5 15 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 15 (55.56%) IPsec
5 15 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
5 15 (55.56%) MPLS
6 13 (48.15%) VPN
7 12 (44.44%) Wireless
7 12 (44.44%) VoIP
7 12 (44.44%) SSL
8 10 (37.04%) VLAN
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (37.04%) xDSL
8 10 (37.04%) Unified Communications
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.93%) Electronics
2 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Marketing
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Sales Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Network Designer
6 4 (14.81%) Designer
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Specialist
8 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Solutions Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) DTV
3 5 (18.52%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (25.93%) Network Management
2 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
2 7 (25.93%) Network Design
2 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (70.37%) CCNP
3 11 (40.74%) CCSE
4 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) CCSA
6 5 (18.52%) CCIE
6 5 (18.52%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (18.52%) OSCP
7 4 (14.81%) CCDE
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) PCI QSA
9 1 (3.70%) CISA
9 1 (3.70%) CISM
9 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) vMotion
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) Juniper
3 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 11 (40.74%) Riverbed
5 10 (37.04%) Ipanema Technologies
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
7 7 (25.93%) SAP
8 5 (18.52%) BT
8 5 (18.52%) F5
9 2 (7.41%) Splunk
9 2 (7.41%) Meraki
9 2 (7.41%) ScanSafe
9 2 (7.41%) Lancope
9 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
9 2 (7.41%) IronPort
10 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp
10 1 (3.70%) EMC