The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%
WAAS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 93 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.50% 16.91% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 55
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,188 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WAAS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the Lancashire region.

WAAS Salary Trend in Lancashire