The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 436 443 443
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.12% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £67,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £67,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4461 4908 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.28% 21.43% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3831 4155
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WAAS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WAAS Salary Trend in the South East

WAAS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) OSCP
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) OSCP
3 3 (37.50%) CCDE
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) CCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) BT
4 3 (37.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) SAP