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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 423 422 442
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 17 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.086% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%
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
4959 4648 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.54% 22.00% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 3619 4358
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014. 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 +19 17 £67,500 -
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
1 20 (95.24%) EMC
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
1 20 (95.24%) CCA
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix Certification
1 20 (95.24%) NetApp
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 20 (95.24%) Hyper-V
1 20 (95.24%) XenDesktop
1 20 (95.24%) NCDA
1 20 (95.24%) NCIE
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (95.24%) VTSP
1 20 (95.24%) vCloud
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (52.38%) 3PAR
2 11 (52.38%) CCIA
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (52.38%) VCAP
2 11 (52.38%) vSphere
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (52.38%) Celerra
2 11 (52.38%) MCTS
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
1 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Solutions Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Virtualisation Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Storage Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 10 (47.62%) Consultant
3 9 (42.86%) Technology Consultant
3 9 (42.86%) FlexPod Consultant
3 9 (42.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Principal Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) CLARiiON
1 11 (52.38%) Celerra
2 9 (42.86%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
1 1 (4.76%) Project Management
1 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
1 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) CCA
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix Certification
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 20 (95.24%) NCDA
1 20 (95.24%) NCIE
1 20 (95.24%) VTSP
2 11 (52.38%) MCSE
2 11 (52.38%) CCIA
2 11 (52.38%) VCAP
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (52.38%) MCTS
2 11 (52.38%) MCITP
2 11 (52.38%) CCEA
3 9 (42.86%) CCEE
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (95.24%) Hyper-V
1 20 (95.24%) XenDesktop
1 20 (95.24%) vCloud
2 11 (52.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 20 (95.24%) EMC
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
1 20 (95.24%) NetApp
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) 3PAR