The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 172 156 151
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 16 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 1.00% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -6.43%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +22.22%
WAAS
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
874 501 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.09% 17.11% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 624 385 399
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WAAS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

WAAS Salary Trend in Leeds

WAAS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAAS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

WAAS Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) EMC
2 22 (88.00%) Citrix
2 22 (88.00%) CCA
2 22 (88.00%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (88.00%) NetApp
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (88.00%) Hyper-V
2 22 (88.00%) XenDesktop
2 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (88.00%) NCDA
2 22 (88.00%) NCIE
2 22 (88.00%) vCloud
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 22 (88.00%) VTSP
3 12 (48.00%) CCIA
3 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (48.00%) VCAP
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (48.00%) 3PAR
3 12 (48.00%) vSphere
3 12 (48.00%) MCTS
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (48.00%) MCITP
3 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2003

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (48.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) VoIP
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) SNMP
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
1 12 (48.00%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (48.00%) Virtualisation Architect
1 12 (48.00%) Storage Architect
1 12 (48.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 10 (40.00%) FlexPod Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Technology Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) CLARiiON
1 12 (48.00%) Celerra
2 10 (40.00%) FlexPod
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CCA
1 22 (88.00%) Citrix Certification
1 22 (88.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 22 (88.00%) NCDA
1 22 (88.00%) NCIE
1 22 (88.00%) VTSP
2 12 (48.00%) CCIA
2 12 (48.00%) VCAP
2 12 (48.00%) MCTS
2 12 (48.00%) MCITP
2 12 (48.00%) CCEA
2 12 (48.00%) MCSE
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (40.00%) CCEE
4 3 (12.00%) CCSA
4 3 (12.00%) CCSE
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (88.00%) Hyper-V
1 22 (88.00%) XenDesktop
1 22 (88.00%) vCloud
2 12 (48.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) EMC
2 22 (88.00%) Citrix
2 22 (88.00%) NetApp
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint