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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 621 602 584
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 9 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.043% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 41
Average salary £67,500 £62,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 - £50,000
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 2 £75,000 +20.00%
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) BGP
3 18 (78.26%) OSPF
4 15 (65.22%) WAN
4 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
4 15 (65.22%) MPLS
4 15 (65.22%) Multicast
5 13 (56.52%) Firewall
5 13 (56.52%) Finance
6 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 12 (52.17%) VoIP
6 12 (52.17%) IPv6
6 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (34.78%) Wireless
9 8 (34.78%) Network Architecture
9 8 (34.78%) F5
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
10 6 (26.09%) Splunk
11 5 (21.74%) CCIE
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (21.74%) CA
11 5 (21.74%) Project Management
11 5 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (17.39%) RIP
12 4 (17.39%) VPN
12 4 (17.39%) SSL

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) BGP
2 18 (78.26%) OSPF
3 15 (65.22%) Multicast
3 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
3 15 (65.22%) MPLS
4 13 (56.52%) Firewall
5 12 (52.17%) VoIP
5 12 (52.17%) IPv6
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (34.78%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (17.39%) IGMP
9 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
9 4 (17.39%) VPLS
9 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Network Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Network Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCIE
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MBA
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) F5
5 6 (26.09%) Splunk
6 5 (21.74%) CA
7 4 (17.39%) Nortel
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) Meraki
7 4 (17.39%) ScanSafe
7 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
7 4 (17.39%) IronPort
7 4 (17.39%) Riverbed
8 3 (13.04%) NetScout
8 3 (13.04%) Nimsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Ipanema Technologies
9 2 (8.70%) SevOne
9 2 (8.70%) EMC
9 2 (8.70%) NetApp
9 2 (8.70%) VMware