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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 841 826 814
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 37 36 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.036% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 54
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,200 £75,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%
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
19182 17614 21232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.99% 17.43% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15280 14335 17452
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 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 16 £67,500 +68.75%
Yorkshire -19 15 £67,500 +68.75%
London -12 14 £62,500 -7.40% 1
West Midlands -14 14 £67,500 +114.28%
North West -5 6 £60,000 -14.28%
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 49 (76.56%) Cisco
2 37 (57.81%) WAN
3 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 29 (45.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (43.75%) BGP
6 27 (42.19%) OSPF
7 26 (40.63%) MPLS
7 26 (40.63%) TCP/IP
8 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
8 22 (34.38%) EMC
8 22 (34.38%) Citrix
8 22 (34.38%) CCA
8 22 (34.38%) Citrix Certification
8 22 (34.38%) NetApp
8 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
8 22 (34.38%) Firewall
8 22 (34.38%) VMware
8 22 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (34.38%) Hyper-V
8 22 (34.38%) XenDesktop
8 22 (34.38%) VTSP
8 22 (34.38%) vCloud
8 22 (34.38%) NCDA
8 22 (34.38%) NCIE
9 20 (31.25%) Multicast
10 19 (29.69%) VoIP
10 19 (29.69%) Finance
11 18 (28.13%) IPv6
12 17 (26.56%) LAN

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) WAN
2 29 (45.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (43.75%) BGP
4 27 (42.19%) OSPF
5 26 (40.63%) MPLS
5 26 (40.63%) TCP/IP
6 22 (34.38%) Firewall
7 20 (31.25%) Multicast
8 19 (29.69%) VoIP
9 18 (28.13%) IPv6
10 17 (26.56%) LAN
10 17 (26.56%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (15.63%) VPN
12 8 (12.50%) SNMP
12 8 (12.50%) SSL
13 7 (10.94%) BIG-IP
13 7 (10.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (7.81%) TACACS
14 5 (7.81%) Wireless
14 5 (7.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (14.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Network Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Storage Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Consultant
3 12 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Virtualisation Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 10 (15.63%) FlexPod Consultant
4 10 (15.63%) Technology Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Network Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Operations Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Network Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Network Operations Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Celerra
1 12 (18.75%) CLARiiON
2 10 (15.63%) FlexPod
3 9 (14.06%) FMCG
4 7 (10.94%) Derivative
5 6 (9.38%) Fixed Income
6 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Project Management
1 16 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 10 (15.63%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (14.06%) ERP
3 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 4 (6.25%) Information Security
5 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.69%) Service Management
5 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.69%) Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.69%) Use Case
5 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
5 3 (4.69%) Network Management
5 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.13%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL
6 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) CCA
1 22 (34.38%) Citrix Certification
1 22 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 22 (34.38%) VTSP
1 22 (34.38%) NCDA
1 22 (34.38%) NCIE
2 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.75%) CCIA
3 12 (18.75%) VCAP
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (18.75%) CCEA
3 12 (18.75%) MCSE
3 12 (18.75%) MCTS
3 12 (18.75%) MCITP
4 10 (15.63%) CCNP
4 10 (15.63%) CCEE
5 8 (12.50%) CCIE
6 5 (7.81%) CCNA
7 4 (6.25%) CCDP
8 3 (4.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
1 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (34.38%) Hyper-V
1 22 (34.38%) XenDesktop
1 22 (34.38%) vCloud
2 12 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 49 (76.56%) Cisco
2 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.38%) EMC
3 22 (34.38%) Citrix
3 22 (34.38%) NetApp
3 22 (34.38%) VMware
4 14 (21.88%) CheckPoint
5 13 (20.31%) F5
6 12 (18.75%) 3PAR
6 12 (18.75%) Ipanema Technologies
7 9 (14.06%) Business Objects
7 9 (14.06%) SAP
8 8 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 5 (7.81%) CA
10 4 (6.25%) HP
11 3 (4.69%) Nortel
11 3 (4.69%) Juniper
11 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.69%) NetScout
11 3 (4.69%) Nimsoft
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