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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 856 796 813
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 32 57 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.057% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 71
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -1.23%
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
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -11 15 £67,500 +68.75% 1
West Midlands -5 14 £67,500 +110.93%
Yorkshire -38 14 £67,500 +68.75%
London -20 11 £75,000 +20.00% 4
North West -11 6 £52,500 -25.00%
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (76.60%) Cisco
2 32 (68.09%) WAN
3 25 (53.19%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
5 20 (42.55%) OSPF
5 20 (42.55%) BGP
6 19 (40.43%) MPLS
6 19 (40.43%) Firewall
7 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (34.04%) Network Architecture
8 15 (31.91%) Multicast
8 15 (31.91%) VoIP
9 14 (29.79%) LAN
9 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
9 14 (29.79%) Citrix
9 14 (29.79%) CCA
9 14 (29.79%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
9 14 (29.79%) EMC
9 14 (29.79%) NetApp
9 14 (29.79%) Finance
9 14 (29.79%) VMware
9 14 (29.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (29.79%) Hyper-V
9 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
9 14 (29.79%) NCDA
9 14 (29.79%) NCIE
9 14 (29.79%) vCloud

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) WAN
2 25 (53.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
3 20 (42.55%) OSPF
3 20 (42.55%) BGP
4 19 (40.43%) Firewall
4 19 (40.43%) MPLS
5 15 (31.91%) Multicast
5 15 (31.91%) VoIP
6 14 (29.79%) LAN
7 13 (27.66%) IPv6
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (17.02%) Wireless
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (12.77%) BIG-IP
10 5 (10.64%) TACACS
10 5 (10.64%) Network Security
10 5 (10.64%) VPN
11 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
11 4 (8.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Virtualisation Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Storage Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) FlexPod Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Technology Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Network Operations Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Network Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Network Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Operations Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Network Support
8 3 (6.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) CLARiiON
1 8 (17.02%) Celerra
2 6 (12.77%) FMCG
2 6 (12.77%) FlexPod
2 6 (12.77%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.77%) Derivative
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Network Architecture
2 10 (21.28%) Project Management
3 7 (14.89%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (12.77%) ERP
4 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Network Management
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.13%) BCP
8 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (29.79%) CCA
2 14 (29.79%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (29.79%) NCDA
2 14 (29.79%) NCIE
2 14 (29.79%) VTSP
3 13 (27.66%) CCNP
4 9 (19.15%) CCIE
5 8 (17.02%) MCSE
5 8 (17.02%) CCEA
5 8 (17.02%) MCTS
5 8 (17.02%) MCITP
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (17.02%) CCIA
5 8 (17.02%) VCAP
6 6 (12.77%) CCEE
7 4 (8.51%) CCDP
7 4 (8.51%) CCNA
8 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (29.79%) Hyper-V
1 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
1 14 (29.79%) vCloud
2 8 (17.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.38%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Cisco
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Citrix
3 14 (29.79%) EMC
3 14 (29.79%) NetApp
3 14 (29.79%) VMware
4 12 (25.53%) F5
5 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
6 8 (17.02%) 3PAR
7 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds
7 6 (12.77%) Ipanema Technologies
7 6 (12.77%) Business Objects
7 6 (12.77%) SAP
8 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.64%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.51%) HP
10 3 (6.38%) Juniper
11 2 (4.26%) Nortel
12 1 (2.13%) Nokia
12 1 (2.13%) Remedy
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