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 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 - 238 258
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £62,500
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1192 918 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.30% 13.69% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 782 996
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

WAAS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) FMCG
1 9 (100.00%) Ipanema Technologies
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Operations Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Network Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Network Operations Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) Ipanema Technologies