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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 439 429 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.027% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.044% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
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
4531 4560 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 20.50% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3469 3535 4129
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WAAS Salary Histogram 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 27 March 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 - 1 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (33.33%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Ipanema Technologies
2 1 (33.33%) SAP