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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 613 602 596
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 14 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.034% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 23
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -5.88%
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
7599 7256 8969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.74% 16.21% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6311 6188 7522
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +15 4 £75,000 +11.11%
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 24 (92.31%) BGP
2 23 (88.46%) OSPF
2 23 (88.46%) WAN
3 22 (84.62%) Cisco
3 22 (84.62%) MPLS
4 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 20 (76.92%) Multicast
5 19 (73.08%) Firewall
6 18 (69.23%) Finance
6 18 (69.23%) IPv6
6 18 (69.23%) VoIP
7 16 (61.54%) Network Architecture
8 13 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (50.00%) Linux
8 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
10 10 (38.46%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (34.62%) F5
12 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (26.92%) Derivative
14 6 (23.08%) Banking
14 6 (23.08%) Fixed Income
14 6 (23.08%) Project Management
14 6 (23.08%) CCIE
14 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
15 5 (19.23%) CCNP
15 5 (19.23%) CA
15 5 (19.23%) Wireless
15 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
16 4 (15.38%) Riverbed

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) BGP
2 23 (88.46%) OSPF
2 23 (88.46%) WAN
3 22 (84.62%) MPLS
4 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 20 (76.92%) Multicast
5 19 (73.08%) Firewall
6 18 (69.23%) IPv6
6 18 (69.23%) VoIP
7 13 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (19.23%) Wireless
9 4 (15.38%) VPLS
9 4 (15.38%) Internet
9 4 (15.38%) VPN
9 4 (15.38%) SSL
10 3 (11.54%) LAN
10 3 (11.54%) RIP
10 3 (11.54%) SNMP
10 3 (11.54%) DWDM
10 3 (11.54%) IGMP
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Derivative
2 6 (23.08%) Fixed Income
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Network Architecture
2 10 (38.46%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Use Case
4 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCIE
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
5 3 (11.54%) MBA
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) CCDA
7 1 (3.85%) CCIP
7 1 (3.85%) CCVP
7 1 (3.85%) CWNA
7 1 (3.85%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) F5
5 5 (19.23%) CA
6 4 (15.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (11.54%) Nortel
7 3 (11.54%) Juniper
7 3 (11.54%) NetScout
7 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
7 3 (11.54%) Nimsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Ipanema Technologies
8 2 (7.69%) SevOne
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk
8 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.85%) Fortinet