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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 895 959 943
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 12 8 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.044% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 26
Median salary £51,500 £46,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.75% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,050 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,400 £73,650
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £42,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+21.89% -37.40%

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
16139 18139 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13193 15072 16527
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

WAAS Salary Histogram in the UK

WAAS
Top 9 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 29 September 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 +66 9 £61,250 +31.72% 1
South East +53 4 £72,500 -
Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £51,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £51,500 -
London +44 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Kent - 2 £72,500 -
Surrey - 2 £72,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £72,500 -

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) Firewall
3 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) MPLS
4 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
4 15 (57.69%) Finance
4 15 (57.69%) Network Architecture
5 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 13 (50.00%) OSPF
6 13 (50.00%) CCNA
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (50.00%) BGP
7 11 (42.31%) VoIP
7 11 (42.31%) Multicast
8 10 (38.46%) Project Management
9 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) CCNP
11 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
11 6 (23.08%) Riverbed
11 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (23.08%) SaaS
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (23.08%) Presales
11 6 (23.08%) IaaS
12 5 (19.23%) Citrix
12 5 (19.23%) WAN
12 5 (19.23%) DHCP
12 5 (19.23%) DNS

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) IaaS
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Dropbox
2 3 (11.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) MPLS
3 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 13 (50.00%) BGP
4 13 (50.00%) OSPF
5 11 (42.31%) Multicast
5 11 (42.31%) VoIP
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (19.23%) DHCP
7 5 (19.23%) DNS
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
8 4 (15.38%) BIG-IP
8 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (15.38%) Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
9 3 (11.54%) LAN
9 3 (11.54%) Skype
9 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) VoIP Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Senior VoIP Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
1 3 (11.54%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Network Architecture
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) Presales
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Fund Management
7 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
7 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CCNA
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.69%) CCIE
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) Riverbed
3 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (15.38%) Aruba
5 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 4 (15.38%) F5
5 4 (15.38%) FireEye
5 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 4 (15.38%) LogLogic
5 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 4 (15.38%) TippingPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Tufin
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) NEC
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Radianz
7 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
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