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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 831 821 853
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 20 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 34
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -28.00%
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
17809 16800 20822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.34% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14558 13262 17410
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -1 13 £67,500 +17.39% 2
Yorkshire -5 3 £44,750 -
South East -33 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 50 (86.21%) Cisco
2 30 (51.72%) WAN
3 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 24 (41.38%) Firewall
4 23 (39.66%) BGP
4 23 (39.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (37.93%) OSPF
5 22 (37.93%) LAN
6 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (32.76%) MPLS
8 18 (31.03%) Wireless
9 17 (29.31%) NetApp
9 17 (29.31%) EMC
9 17 (29.31%) VMware
10 16 (27.59%) Finance
10 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
10 16 (27.59%) Ipanema Technologies
11 15 (25.86%) CCNP
12 14 (24.14%) Citrix
12 14 (24.14%) CCA
12 14 (24.14%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
12 14 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
12 14 (24.14%) XenDesktop
12 14 (24.14%) VTSP
12 14 (24.14%) vCloud
12 14 (24.14%) NCDA

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.07%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) WAN
2 24 (41.38%) Firewall
3 23 (39.66%) BGP
3 23 (39.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (37.93%) LAN
4 22 (37.93%) OSPF
5 19 (32.76%) MPLS
6 18 (31.03%) Wireless
7 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
7 13 (22.41%) VoIP
8 11 (18.97%) Multicast
9 10 (17.24%) VPN
10 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (13.79%) EIGRP
11 8 (13.79%) VLAN
11 8 (13.79%) SNMP
11 8 (13.79%) IPsec
11 8 (13.79%) SSL
11 8 (13.79%) IPv6
12 7 (12.07%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.79%) Marketing
3 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.62%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Architect
2 17 (29.31%) Network Engineer
3 16 (27.59%) Consultant
4 14 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (22.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 8 (13.79%) Virtualisation Architect
6 8 (13.79%) Storage Architect
6 8 (13.79%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 7 (12.07%) Sales Consultant
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco Specialist
8 6 (10.34%) Network Architect
8 6 (10.34%) FlexPod Consultant
8 6 (10.34%) Technology Consultant
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Sales Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Network Specialist
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
10 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) CLARiiON
1 8 (13.79%) Celerra
2 6 (10.34%) FMCG
2 6 (10.34%) FlexPod
3 5 (8.62%) DTV
4 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Project Management
2 7 (12.07%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (10.34%) ERP
3 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
4 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.90%) Network Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) Network Management
6 3 (5.17%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (5.17%) Use Case
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.17%) Service Management
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.45%) Information Security
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL
7 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.86%) CCNP
3 14 (24.14%) CCA
3 14 (24.14%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (24.14%) NCDA
3 14 (24.14%) NCIE
3 14 (24.14%) VTSP
4 9 (15.52%) CCNA
5 8 (13.79%) MCSE
5 8 (13.79%) CCEA
5 8 (13.79%) MCTS
5 8 (13.79%) MCITP
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.79%) CCIA
5 8 (13.79%) VCAP
6 7 (12.07%) CCIE
7 6 (10.34%) CCEE
8 5 (8.62%) CCSA
8 5 (8.62%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
1 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
1 14 (24.14%) XenDesktop
1 14 (24.14%) vCloud
2 8 (13.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 50 (86.21%) Cisco
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) EMC
3 17 (29.31%) NetApp
3 17 (29.31%) VMware
4 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
4 16 (27.59%) Ipanema Technologies
5 14 (24.14%) Citrix
6 13 (22.41%) Juniper
6 13 (22.41%) Riverbed
7 11 (18.97%) SAP
8 10 (17.24%) F5
9 8 (13.79%) IronPort
9 8 (13.79%) 3PAR
9 8 (13.79%) Splunk
10 6 (10.34%) Meraki
10 6 (10.34%) ScanSafe
10 6 (10.34%) Business Objects
10 6 (10.34%) Sourcefire
11 5 (8.62%) CA
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