The first table below looks at the demand for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 884 883 869
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 19 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.007% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.094% 0.036% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 34
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £52,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,250 - £75,000
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20184 21961 22055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 19.88% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15996 17715 18408
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WAAS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAAS within the UK.

WAAS Salary Trend in the UK

WAAS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAAS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 18 £57,500 -
London -37 10 £62,000 +7.82%
Watford - 4 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £57,500 -
East of England - 4 £57,500 -
City of London -15 3 £62,500 +6.38%
South East - 3 £49,000 -
West Midlands +15 1 - -
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £49,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £49,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (98.00%) WAN
3 42 (84.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 37 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (50.00%) CCNP
5 25 (50.00%) LAN
6 24 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (40.00%) Juniper
7 20 (40.00%) BGP
7 20 (40.00%) OSPF
7 20 (40.00%) F5
8 19 (38.00%) Project Management
9 18 (36.00%) Firewall
10 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
11 15 (30.00%) VoIP
11 15 (30.00%) ITIL
12 13 (26.00%) Wireless
12 13 (26.00%) EIGRP
13 12 (24.00%) H.323
13 12 (24.00%) DHCP
13 12 (24.00%) DNS
13 12 (24.00%) Problem Management
13 12 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (24.00%) Riverbed
13 12 (24.00%) Junos
14 11 (22.00%) SolarWinds
15 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
15 10 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
16 9 (18.00%) Degree

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) WAN
2 42 (84.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (50.00%) LAN
4 24 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (40.00%) BGP
5 20 (40.00%) OSPF
6 18 (36.00%) Firewall
7 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (30.00%) VoIP
9 13 (26.00%) Wireless
9 13 (26.00%) EIGRP
10 12 (24.00%) H.323
10 12 (24.00%) DHCP
10 12 (24.00%) DNS
10 12 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (24.00%) Junos
11 8 (16.00%) WLAN
12 6 (12.00%) MPLS
13 5 (10.00%) Ethernet
14 4 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Law
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Network Architect
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Network Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Network Support
6 5 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Replication
2 4 (8.00%) CLARiiON
2 4 (8.00%) Celerra
3 1 (2.00%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Project Management
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 12 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 10 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (16.00%) Migration
5 8 (16.00%) Network Architecture
5 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (12.00%) Identity Management
7 5 (10.00%) Information Security
8 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.00%) Document Management
9 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.00%) Change Management
10 2 (4.00%) Time Management
10 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
11 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
11 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 9 (18.00%) CCIE
4 7 (14.00%) CCNA
5 4 (8.00%) MCSE
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.00%) MCITP
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (40.00%) Juniper
2 20 (40.00%) F5
3 12 (24.00%) Riverbed
4 11 (22.00%) SolarWinds
5 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.00%) EMC
7 4 (8.00%) VMware
8 3 (6.00%) Remedy
9 2 (4.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.00%) NetScout
10 1 (2.00%) BMC
10 1 (2.00%) CA
10 1 (2.00%) BT
10 1 (2.00%) McAfee
City of London
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 27 days ago