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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 270
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,000 £42,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+46.74% -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
947 1001 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.53% 14.97% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 789 803 915
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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

WAAS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Ipanema Technologies
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ipanema Technologies
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed