The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 253
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £57,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+26.08% +74.24%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1015 1061 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.00% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 785 831 956
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WAAS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the North West region.

WAAS Salary Trend in the North West