The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 - - 225
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £44,250
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1029 925 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 15.88% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 879 710 1033
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WAAS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WAAS Salary Trend in the South West