The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 877 821 811
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 27 54 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.050% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 78
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £48,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +24.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £34,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +2.56%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20227 19758 21013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.39% 18.15% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16236 15909 17355
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 18 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 23 July 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 -58 27 £67,500 +12.50% 1
London -49 12 £77,500 +29.16% 1
City of London -10 10 £80,000 +28.00%
West Midlands +6 8 £67,500 +106.10%
South East -5 8 £67,500 -
Leeds -26 8 £67,500 +68.75%
West Yorkshire -27 8 £67,500 +68.75%
Yorkshire -31 8 £67,500 +68.75%
South Yorkshire - 8 £67,500 -
Birmingham - 8 £67,500 -
Reading - 8 £67,500 -
Sheffield - 8 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 8 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £57,500 -
Watford - 4 £57,500 -
East of England - 4 £57,500 -
North West +8 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Manchester - 3 £52,500 -

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 38 (82.61%) WAN
3 28 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (43.48%) OSPF
5 20 (43.48%) BGP
5 20 (43.48%) Firewall
6 17 (36.96%) MPLS
6 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
6 17 (36.96%) F5
7 16 (34.78%) Network Architecture
7 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (34.78%) LAN
7 16 (34.78%) CCNP
8 15 (32.61%) VoIP
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) Project Management
9 12 (26.09%) Finance
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (21.74%) Wireless
10 10 (21.74%) IPv6
10 10 (21.74%) Riverbed
10 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
10 10 (21.74%) Multicast
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
11 9 (19.57%) CCIE
11 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
11 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
11 9 (19.57%) EMC

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) WAN
2 28 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (43.48%) Firewall
3 20 (43.48%) OSPF
3 20 (43.48%) BGP
4 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
4 17 (36.96%) MPLS
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (34.78%) LAN
6 15 (32.61%) VoIP
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (21.74%) IPv6
8 10 (21.74%) Wireless
8 10 (21.74%) Multicast
9 6 (13.04%) VPN
9 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.70%) TACACS
10 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
10 4 (8.70%) SSL
10 4 (8.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Network Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Network Support
6 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Storage Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Technology Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) FlexPod Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Fixed Income
1 6 (13.04%) Derivative
2 5 (10.87%) Celerra
2 5 (10.87%) CLARiiON
3 4 (8.70%) FlexPod
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) FMCG
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Network Architecture
2 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Electronic Trading
3 7 (15.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
8 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.17%) Document Management
9 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.78%) CCNP
3 9 (19.57%) CCIE
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (17.39%) CCA
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (17.39%) NCDA
4 8 (17.39%) NCIE
4 8 (17.39%) VTSP
5 6 (13.04%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (10.87%) MCSE
6 5 (10.87%) MCITP
7 4 (8.70%) CCEE
7 4 (8.70%) CCIA
7 4 (8.70%) VCAP
7 4 (8.70%) CCEA
7 4 (8.70%) CCNA
7 4 (8.70%) MCTS
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
2 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) vCloud
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (10.87%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) F5
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) Riverbed
4 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
5 9 (19.57%) EMC
5 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
5 9 (19.57%) VMware
6 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
6 8 (17.39%) NetApp
6 8 (17.39%) Citrix
7 6 (13.04%) Juniper
8 4 (8.70%) HP
8 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
9 3 (6.52%) SAP
9 3 (6.52%) Remedy
10 1 (2.17%) McAfee
10 1 (2.17%) BT
10 1 (2.17%) Nokia
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