The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 918 966 970
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 14 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.084% 0.062% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 17
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £61,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £67,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16647 19237 20671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.97% 17.31% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13854 15681 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WAAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 14 £55,000 -15.38% 1
London +33 14 £55,000 -15.38% 1
City of London - 3 £55,000 - 1

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WAAS.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (97.22%) MPLS
3 32 (88.89%) OSPF
3 32 (88.89%) BGP
3 32 (88.89%) Firewall
4 26 (72.22%) Finance
5 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
6 21 (58.33%) WAN
7 20 (55.56%) LAN
7 20 (55.56%) Wireless
8 19 (52.78%) Riverbed
9 18 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
10 17 (47.22%) Windows
10 17 (47.22%) VPN
10 17 (47.22%) SSL
10 17 (47.22%) CCNP
11 13 (36.11%) VoIP
11 13 (36.11%) EIGRP
11 13 (36.11%) Citrix
11 13 (36.11%) Multicast
11 13 (36.11%) Spanning Tree
11 13 (36.11%) VLAN
12 11 (30.56%) XMPP
12 11 (30.56%) xDSL
12 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
12 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
12 11 (30.56%) Unified Communications
12 11 (30.56%) Ipanema Technologies
12 11 (30.56%) IaaS

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) IaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Dropbox
2 3 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) MPLS
2 32 (88.89%) BGP
2 32 (88.89%) Firewall
2 32 (88.89%) OSPF
3 21 (58.33%) WAN
4 20 (55.56%) LAN
4 20 (55.56%) Wireless
5 17 (47.22%) SSL
5 17 (47.22%) VPN
6 13 (36.11%) EIGRP
6 13 (36.11%) Multicast
6 13 (36.11%) Spanning Tree
6 13 (36.11%) VLAN
6 13 (36.11%) VoIP
7 11 (30.56%) Ethernet
7 11 (30.56%) Unified Communications
7 11 (30.56%) xDSL
8 10 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (27.78%) IPsec
8 10 (27.78%) Network Security
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Consultant
2 11 (30.56%) VoIP Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) WAN Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Security Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Voice Network Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) Data Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) Data Network Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) Solutions Consultant
7 5 (13.89%) IT Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (13.89%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Android
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
3 10 (27.78%) Presales
4 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security Management
4 8 (22.22%) Security Management
5 7 (19.44%) Data Security
5 7 (19.44%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (19.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (19.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (19.44%) Network Design
5 7 (19.44%) SIEM
5 7 (19.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Fund Management
6 3 (8.33%) Release Management
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.56%) High Availability
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (47.22%) CCNP
3 11 (30.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) XenApp
1 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
2 5 (13.89%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
1 2 (5.56%) vMotion
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 19 (52.78%) Riverbed
4 13 (36.11%) Citrix
5 11 (30.56%) Ipanema Technologies
5 11 (30.56%) Juniper
6 10 (27.78%) F5
7 8 (22.22%) Brocade
7 8 (22.22%) HP
8 7 (19.44%) Forcepoint
8 7 (19.44%) LogRhythm
8 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
8 7 (19.44%) TippingPoint
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (13.89%) EMC
11 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.78%) Compaq
13 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
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