The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 859 827 833
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 37 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.051% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 59
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,850 £77,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%

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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAAS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 37 £67,500 +12.50% 5
Berkshire +24 16 £67,500 - 1
South East +10 16 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Birmingham +11 15 £67,500 -
West Midlands +1 15 £67,500 +114.28%
Leeds -18 15 £67,500 +68.75%
West Yorkshire -21 15 £67,500 +68.75%
Yorkshire -22 15 £67,500 +68.75%
South Yorkshire - 15 £67,500 -
Reading - 15 £67,500 -
Sheffield - 15 £67,500 -
London -19 12 £70,000 +12.00% 4
North West -10 9 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Manchester - 9 £55,000 - 1
City of London +2 4 £77,500 +19.23% 2

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WAAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAAS.

1 40 (74.07%) Cisco
2 35 (64.81%) WAN
3 28 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 21 (38.89%) OSPF
5 21 (38.89%) BGP
6 19 (35.19%) MPLS
7 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 18 (33.33%) EMC
7 18 (33.33%) Citrix
7 18 (33.33%) CCA
7 18 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (33.33%) NetApp
7 18 (33.33%) VMware
7 18 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 18 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 18 (33.33%) NCDA
7 18 (33.33%) NCIE
7 18 (33.33%) VTSP
7 18 (33.33%) vCloud
8 17 (31.48%) Firewall
9 16 (29.63%) LAN
9 16 (29.63%) Network Architecture
9 16 (29.63%) Multicast
10 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (27.78%) Finance

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WAAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (64.81%) WAN
2 28 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 21 (38.89%) OSPF
3 21 (38.89%) BGP
4 19 (35.19%) MPLS
5 17 (31.48%) Firewall
6 16 (29.63%) Multicast
6 16 (29.63%) LAN
7 14 (25.93%) VoIP
8 13 (24.07%) IPv6
8 13 (24.07%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (14.81%) Wireless
10 7 (12.96%) BIG-IP
11 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (11.11%) VPN
12 5 (9.26%) SNMP
12 5 (9.26%) SSL
12 5 (9.26%) Network Security
12 5 (9.26%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Virtualisation Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Storage Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) FlexPod Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Technology Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Network Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Network Manager
8 5 (9.26%) Operations Manager
8 5 (9.26%) Network Operations Manager
9 4 (7.41%) Network Support
10 3 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
10 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) CLARiiON
1 10 (18.52%) Celerra
2 9 (16.67%) FMCG
3 8 (14.81%) FlexPod
4 6 (11.11%) Fixed Income
4 6 (11.11%) Derivative
5 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Network Architecture
2 12 (22.22%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) ERP
3 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.96%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.56%) Network Management
6 3 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.85%) Use Case
8 1 (1.85%) Service Management
8 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) CCA
1 18 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 18 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (33.33%) NCDA
1 18 (33.33%) NCIE
1 18 (33.33%) VTSP
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (22.22%) CCNP
4 10 (18.52%) MCSE
4 10 (18.52%) CCEA
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (18.52%) CCIA
4 10 (18.52%) VCAP
4 10 (18.52%) MCTS
4 10 (18.52%) MCITP
5 8 (14.81%) CCEE
5 8 (14.81%) CCIE
6 4 (7.41%) CCDP
6 4 (7.41%) CCNA
7 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 18 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 18 (33.33%) vCloud
2 10 (18.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) Cisco
2 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.33%) EMC
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
3 18 (33.33%) NetApp
3 18 (33.33%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) F5
5 10 (18.52%) 3PAR
5 10 (18.52%) Ipanema Technologies
6 9 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 9 (16.67%) SAP
7 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
8 5 (9.26%) Riverbed
8 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.41%) HP
10 3 (5.56%) Juniper
10 3 (5.56%) CA
10 3 (5.56%) Nortel
11 2 (3.70%) Splunk
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