The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 615 579 607
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 12 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.069% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 34
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -0.62%
WAAS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7749 7219 8479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.51% 16.14% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6401 6042 7169
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in London

WAAS
Salary Trend in London

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

WAAS Salary Trend in London

WAAS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAAS across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

WAAS Salary Histogram in London

WAAS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
City of London -8 5 £80,000 +25.49% 3
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
3 16 (76.19%) OSPF
3 16 (76.19%) BGP
3 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 16 (76.19%) Network Architecture
3 16 (76.19%) Multicast
4 14 (66.67%) MPLS
4 14 (66.67%) VoIP
5 13 (61.90%) IPv6
5 13 (61.90%) Finance
6 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (42.86%) Linux
7 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (38.10%) CCNP
8 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
8 8 (38.10%) Wireless
8 8 (38.10%) F5
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (28.57%) Derivative
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (28.57%) Fixed Income
10 6 (28.57%) Banking
10 6 (28.57%) CCIE
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
2 16 (76.19%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) OSPF
2 16 (76.19%) BGP
2 16 (76.19%) Multicast
3 14 (66.67%) MPLS
3 14 (66.67%) VoIP
4 13 (61.90%) IPv6
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (38.10%) Wireless
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (14.29%) IGMP
8 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 3 (14.29%) DWDM
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) RIP
9 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Fixed Income
1 6 (28.57%) Derivative
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Network Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) CCDA
6 1 (4.76%) CCIP
6 1 (4.76%) CWNA
6 1 (4.76%) CWSP
6 1 (4.76%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
2 8 (38.10%) F5
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
4 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) Nortel
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) CA
6 2 (9.52%) Splunk
6 2 (9.52%) SevOne
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