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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 635 654 587
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -67
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 1 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.025% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.15% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 24
Average salary - £77,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.53%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £67,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-45.92% +68.75%
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
6892 7908 7570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.58% 16.43% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5845 6565 6218
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Paddington - 1 - -
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) XMPP
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) xDSL
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) Lync

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) xDSL
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Sales Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) OSCP
3 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) vMotion
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) Ipanema Technologies
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) BT
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (33.33%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat