The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 623 576 585
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 13 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.075% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.44% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 47
Average salary £77,500 £61,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.53% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +1.91%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7761 7471 8355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.22% 16.88% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6465 6142 7087
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAAS
England

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 August 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 August 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 -13 10 £80,000 +25.49% 1
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) Network Architecture
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) MPLS
5 11 (61.11%) OSPF
5 11 (61.11%) BGP
5 11 (61.11%) Finance
5 11 (61.11%) IPv6
5 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
5 11 (61.11%) VoIP
5 11 (61.11%) Multicast
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (44.44%) CCNP
8 7 (38.89%) Wireless
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
8 7 (38.89%) F5
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (38.89%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (33.33%) Derivative
9 6 (33.33%) Banking
9 6 (33.33%) Fixed Income
10 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
10 5 (27.78%) Linux
11 4 (22.22%) Migration
11 4 (22.22%) Information Security

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 11 (61.11%) OSPF
4 11 (61.11%) BGP
4 11 (61.11%) IPv6
4 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) VoIP
4 11 (61.11%) Multicast
5 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Derivative
1 6 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Network Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) CCDP
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCVP
5 1 (5.56%) CWNA
5 1 (5.56%) CWSP
5 1 (5.56%) CCDA
5 1 (5.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
2 7 (38.89%) F5
2 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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