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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 633 639 628
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 12 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.034% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 23
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £65,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+48.80% -6.66%
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
6478 7346 6997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.84% 17.68% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 6200 5644
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +51 6 £80,000 +18.51% 2
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) MPLS
3 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
3 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
4 12 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 12 (80.00%) SSL
4 12 (80.00%) Wireless
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (53.33%) Juniper
6 8 (53.33%) IPsec
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (46.67%) Network Security
7 7 (46.67%) XMPP
7 7 (46.67%) Brocade
7 7 (46.67%) VLAN
7 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
7 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
7 7 (46.67%) IaaS
7 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
7 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
7 7 (46.67%) xDSL
7 7 (46.67%) Ipanema Technologies
7 7 (46.67%) Spanning Tree

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (93.33%) MPLS
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
3 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 13 (86.67%) VPN
4 12 (80.00%) SSL
4 12 (80.00%) Wireless
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (53.33%) IPsec
6 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
6 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
6 7 (46.67%) VLAN
6 7 (46.67%) xDSL
7 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Sybase ASA
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Presales Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Presales Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Security Presales Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) WAN Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (46.67%) Presales
3 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security Management
3 6 (40.00%) Security Management
4 5 (33.33%) Data Security
4 5 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Network Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) XenApp
2 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) Brocade
4 7 (46.67%) Ipanema Technologies
5 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) F5
5 6 (40.00%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Forcepoint
6 5 (33.33%) LogRhythm
6 5 (33.33%) Sourcefire
6 5 (33.33%) TippingPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Sybase
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
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