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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 251 238
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.082% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.56% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £67,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-37.40% +68.75%
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
1000 1078 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.69% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 797 896 858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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