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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 865 960 969
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 16 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.079% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 17
Median salary £40,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.74% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -3.70%

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
15411 17645 20432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 16.58% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12487 14583 16456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 8 December 2016 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 8 December 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 +76 16 £40,000 -40.74%
South East +71 10 £40,000 -40.74%
Oxfordshire +32 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Oxford - 6 £35,000 -
Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
Kent - 3 £72,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £39,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £39,000 -
Surrey - 2 £72,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -
Northampton - 2 £39,000 -

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) Firewall
3 19 (59.38%) Project Management
4 17 (53.13%) Service Delivery
5 16 (50.00%) ITIL
5 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 15 (46.88%) Windows
7 14 (43.75%) Wireless
7 14 (43.75%) F5
8 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
9 11 (34.38%) Finance
9 11 (34.38%) IaaS
9 11 (34.38%) Presales
9 11 (34.38%) Network Architecture
10 10 (31.25%) Riverbed
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (28.13%) SaaS
11 9 (28.13%) DNS
11 9 (28.13%) DHCP
11 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
12 8 (25.00%) Juniper
12 8 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 8 (25.00%) Change Management
12 8 (25.00%) Service Management
12 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
12 8 (25.00%) Tufin
12 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (25.00%) Aruba

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 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) IaaS
2 9 (28.13%) SaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Dropbox
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (43.75%) Wireless
4 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (28.13%) DHCP
6 9 (28.13%) DNS
7 8 (25.00%) BIG-IP
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 7 (21.88%) MPLS
8 7 (21.88%) VPN
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (15.63%) BGP
10 5 (15.63%) OSPF
10 5 (15.63%) WAN
11 3 (9.38%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Network Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Voice Network Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Project Management
2 17 (53.13%) Service Delivery
3 16 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) Network Architecture
4 11 (34.38%) Presales
5 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
6 8 (25.00%) Change Management
6 8 (25.00%) Service Management
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.75%) Matrix Management
7 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.75%) Six Sigma
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Fund Management
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.25%) vCloud
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 14 (43.75%) F5
4 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
5 10 (31.25%) Riverbed
6 8 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 8 (25.00%) Aruba
6 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 8 (25.00%) FireEye
6 8 (25.00%) Juniper
6 8 (25.00%) LogLogic
6 8 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (25.00%) TippingPoint
6 8 (25.00%) Tufin
7 6 (18.75%) Forcepoint
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Radianz
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) EMC
8 4 (12.50%) VMware