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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 899 956 998
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +42
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 10 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.046% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 14
Median salary £65,000 £68,750 £62,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £61,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary - £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.08%

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
17097 19355 20378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.91% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14201 15521 16305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 5 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 28 May 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 +26 10 £65,000 +4.00% 4
London +44 9 £65,000 +4.00% 4
City of London - 2 £80,000 - 2
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (89.19%) MPLS
2 33 (89.19%) Firewall
3 32 (86.49%) OSPF
3 32 (86.49%) BGP
4 29 (78.38%) Finance
5 28 (75.68%) Wireless
5 28 (75.68%) WAN
6 27 (72.97%) LAN
7 26 (70.27%) Riverbed
8 25 (67.57%) WAN Optimisation
8 25 (67.57%) VPN
9 24 (64.86%) SSL
10 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (59.46%) CCNP
12 19 (51.35%) EIGRP
12 19 (51.35%) VLAN
12 19 (51.35%) Spanning Tree
13 18 (48.65%) Juniper
14 17 (45.95%) Ethernet
14 17 (45.95%) XMPP
14 17 (45.95%) IaaS
14 17 (45.95%) Skype for Business
14 17 (45.95%) Unified Communications
14 17 (45.95%) xDSL
14 17 (45.95%) Ipanema Technologies
15 16 (43.24%) Presales
15 16 (43.24%) IPsec
15 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
16 14 (37.84%) Citrix

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 17 (45.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) Firewall
1 33 (89.19%) MPLS
2 32 (86.49%) BGP
2 32 (86.49%) OSPF
3 28 (75.68%) WAN
3 28 (75.68%) Wireless
4 27 (72.97%) LAN
5 25 (67.57%) VPN
6 24 (64.86%) SSL
7 19 (51.35%) EIGRP
7 19 (51.35%) Spanning Tree
7 19 (51.35%) VLAN
8 17 (45.95%) Ethernet
8 17 (45.95%) Unified Communications
8 17 (45.95%) xDSL
9 16 (43.24%) IPsec
10 12 (32.43%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (32.43%) Network Security
11 11 (29.73%) Internet
11 11 (29.73%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 29 (78.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Consultant
2 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Presales Consultant
3 11 (29.73%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (27.03%) Solutions Consultant
4 10 (27.03%) WAN Consultant
5 9 (24.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (24.32%) Security Engineer
6 8 (21.62%) Data Engineer
6 8 (21.62%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
7 5 (13.51%) Senior Presales Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) VoIP Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Specialist
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior VoIP Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) XMPP
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Android
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) WAN Optimisation
2 16 (43.24%) Presales
3 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
3 9 (24.32%) Network Design
3 9 (24.32%) Network Security Management
3 9 (24.32%) Security Management
4 8 (21.62%) Data Security
4 8 (21.62%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (21.62%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 8 (21.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (21.62%) SIEM
4 8 (21.62%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Release Management
6 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (59.46%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) XenApp
1 8 (21.62%) XenDesktop
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (70.27%) Riverbed
3 18 (48.65%) Juniper
4 17 (45.95%) Ipanema Technologies
5 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
6 14 (37.84%) Citrix
7 13 (35.14%) HP
8 12 (32.43%) F5
9 9 (24.32%) Brocade
10 8 (21.62%) Forcepoint
10 8 (21.62%) LogRhythm
10 8 (21.62%) Sourcefire
10 8 (21.62%) TippingPoint
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) VMware
12 4 (10.81%) Compaq
12 4 (10.81%) Intel Security
13 2 (5.41%) EMC
13 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
14 1 (2.70%) Aruba
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