The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
UK / England
Rank 808 882 911
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +29
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 18 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 13
Median salary £40,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.74% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £62,500 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +45.34%

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
13256 15424 17870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.80% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 12925 14570
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WAAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

WAAS Salary Histogram in England

WAAS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +65 13 £40,000 -39.62%
Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands +12 2 £39,000 -37.60%
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) Wireless
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (69.23%) SolarWinds
2 18 (69.23%) F5
3 16 (61.54%) ITIL
3 16 (61.54%) Project Management
4 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
5 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (38.46%) VPN
6 10 (38.46%) Forcepoint
6 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 8 (30.77%) VCE vBlock
7 8 (30.77%) FireEye
7 8 (30.77%) Palo Alto
7 8 (30.77%) Presales
7 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (30.77%) Riverbed
7 8 (30.77%) TippingPoint
7 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
7 8 (30.77%) Service Management
7 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) IaaS
2 6 (23.08%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
1 18 (69.23%) Wireless
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Wireless
2 10 (38.46%) VPN
3 8 (30.77%) BIG-IP
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (30.77%) DHCP
3 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 8 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 8 (30.77%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Network Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Server Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Manager
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
1 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
3 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 8 (30.77%) Network Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Presales
4 8 (30.77%) Service Management
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) Matrix Management
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
1 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) F5
2 18 (69.23%) SolarWinds
3 10 (38.46%) Forcepoint
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 8 (30.77%) Aruba
4 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat
4 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 8 (30.77%) FireEye
4 8 (30.77%) Juniper
4 8 (30.77%) LogLogic
4 8 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 8 (30.77%) Riverbed
4 8 (30.77%) TippingPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Tufin
5 6 (23.08%) Radianz
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) Zerto