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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 258
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Median salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £42,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+21.89% -37.40%
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
1030 978 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.13% 14.62% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 840 766 875
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WAAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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