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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 175 177 144
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -33
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 3 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.085% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £67,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +68.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £67,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-37.40% +68.75%
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
589 859 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.62% 23.18% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 491 620 336
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) CCSE

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint