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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
UK
Rank 835 920 928
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 17 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 16
Median salary £40,000 £63,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.25% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,400 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +16.27%

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
13376 17559 19429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 17.14% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10924 14578 15672
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 26 February 2017 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 8 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +88 17 £40,000 -38.46% 2
South East +69 10 £40,000 -39.62%
Oxfordshire - 10 £40,000 -
Oxford - 10 £40,000 -
London +72 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 - 2
City of London +32 1 £50,000 -37.50%

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 28 (80.00%) Firewall
3 27 (77.14%) Wireless
3 27 (77.14%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (77.14%) SolarWinds
4 21 (60.00%) VPN
5 20 (57.14%) F5
6 16 (45.71%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (40.00%) Project Management
7 14 (40.00%) Forcepoint
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (40.00%) Skype for Business
7 14 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (37.14%) ITIL
9 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
10 8 (22.86%) Presales
10 8 (22.86%) IaaS
11 7 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 7 (20.00%) TACACS
11 7 (20.00%) MPLS
11 7 (20.00%) CCNA
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (17.14%) Juniper
12 6 (17.14%) Alcatel-Lucent

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 14 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) IaaS
2 6 (17.14%) SaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (77.14%) Wireless
3 21 (60.00%) VPN
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (20.00%) MPLS
6 7 (20.00%) TACACS
7 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
7 6 (17.14%) DHCP
7 6 (17.14%) DNS
7 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (2.86%) Skype
8 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
1 14 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Server Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Network Support
5 7 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
7 5 (14.29%) Project Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
8 4 (11.43%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (40.00%) Project Management
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) Presales
5 6 (17.14%) Change Management
5 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Service Management
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) Matrix Management
6 5 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CCNA
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) CCNP
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (11.43%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 27 (77.14%) SolarWinds
3 20 (57.14%) F5
4 14 (40.00%) Forcepoint
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (17.14%) Aruba
5 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
5 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.14%) FireEye
5 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 6 (17.14%) LogLogic
5 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
5 6 (17.14%) Riverbed
5 6 (17.14%) TippingPoint
5 6 (17.14%) Tufin
6 4 (11.43%) Radianz
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) VMware
7 2 (5.71%) Zerto
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