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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
UK
Rank 827 900 927
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 18 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 12
Median salary £40,000 £66,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.62% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,650 £43,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +45.34%

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
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 11 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 18 January 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 +70 18 £40,000 -40.74%
South East +59 14 £40,000 -39.62%
Oxford - 11 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 11 £40,000 -
East Midlands +11 2 £39,000 -37.60%
Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -
Kent - 2 £72,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £39,000 -
Northampton - 2 £39,000 -
Surrey - 1 £72,500 -

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) Firewall
3 19 (63.33%) Wireless
3 19 (63.33%) Project Management
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (63.33%) SolarWinds
3 19 (63.33%) F5
4 17 (56.67%) Service Delivery
5 16 (53.33%) ITIL
6 13 (43.33%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) VPN
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) Forcepoint
7 11 (36.67%) Skype for Business
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (36.67%) IaaS
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (36.67%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (36.67%) Presales
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
8 9 (30.00%) SaaS
8 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 8 (26.67%) DHCP
9 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 8 (26.67%) Juniper
9 8 (26.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint

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 (36.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) IaaS
2 9 (30.00%) SaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (63.33%) Wireless
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (26.67%) DHCP
4 8 (26.67%) DNS
4 8 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) Skype
5 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Network Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Server Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) VCE vBlock
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Project Management
2 17 (56.67%) Service Delivery
3 16 (53.33%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (36.67%) Presales
5 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (26.67%) Change Management
6 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
6 8 (26.67%) Service Management
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) F5
2 19 (63.33%) SolarWinds
3 11 (36.67%) Forcepoint
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 8 (26.67%) Aruba
4 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
4 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (26.67%) FireEye
4 8 (26.67%) Juniper
4 8 (26.67%) LogLogic
4 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 8 (26.67%) Riverbed
4 8 (26.67%) TippingPoint
4 8 (26.67%) Tufin
5 6 (20.00%) Radianz
6 3 (10.00%) NEC
7 2 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) VMware