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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 886 826 815
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 27 56 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.051% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 79
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 £57,500 £34,200 £34,500
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
20476 19756 21075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16437 15890 17389
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
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 28 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 28 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 -50 27 £67,500 +12.50% 1
London -79 12 £77,500 +26.53% 1
City of London -16 10 £80,000 +25.49%
South East +15 8 £67,500 -
West Midlands -9 8 £67,500 +106.10%
West Yorkshire -31 8 £67,500 +68.75%
Yorkshire -33 8 £67,500 +68.75%
Leeds -35 8 £67,500 +68.75%
Birmingham - 8 £67,500 -
Reading - 8 £67,500 -
Sheffield - 8 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 8 £67,500 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £57,500 -
Watford - 4 £57,500 -
East of England - 4 £57,500 -
North West +3 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Manchester - 3 £52,500 -

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 35 (81.40%) WAN
3 26 (60.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (46.51%) Firewall
6 18 (41.86%) BGP
6 18 (41.86%) OSPF
7 17 (39.53%) F5
8 16 (37.21%) MPLS
8 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (37.21%) Network Architecture
9 15 (34.88%) LAN
9 15 (34.88%) CCNP
10 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
11 13 (30.23%) VoIP
12 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
12 11 (25.58%) Finance
13 10 (23.26%) Wireless
13 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
13 10 (23.26%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (23.26%) Project Management
13 10 (23.26%) IPv6
13 10 (23.26%) Multicast
14 9 (20.93%) Cisco Prime
14 9 (20.93%) Riverbed
14 9 (20.93%) CCIE
14 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
15 8 (18.60%) NetApp
15 8 (18.60%) Citrix
15 8 (18.60%) CCA

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 26 (60.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (46.51%) Firewall
4 18 (41.86%) BGP
4 18 (41.86%) OSPF
5 16 (37.21%) MPLS
5 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (34.88%) LAN
7 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
8 13 (30.23%) VoIP
9 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (23.26%) IPv6
9 10 (23.26%) Multicast
10 6 (13.95%) VPN
11 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
11 4 (9.30%) TACACS
11 4 (9.30%) HTTPS
11 4 (9.30%) SSL
11 4 (9.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Network Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Network Support
6 5 (11.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Technology Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Storage Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.30%) FlexPod Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Derivative
1 6 (13.95%) Fixed Income
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Celerra
2 4 (9.30%) CLARiiON
2 4 (9.30%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.98%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Network Architecture
2 10 (23.26%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) WAN Optimisation
3 7 (16.28%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security
6 4 (9.30%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.98%) Network Management
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.88%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCIE
4 8 (18.60%) CCA
4 8 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (18.60%) NCDA
4 8 (18.60%) NCIE
4 8 (18.60%) VTSP
5 6 (13.95%) Degree
6 4 (9.30%) CCEA
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.30%) MCSE
6 4 (9.30%) MCTS
6 4 (9.30%) MCITP
6 4 (9.30%) VCAP
6 4 (9.30%) CCEE
6 4 (9.30%) CCIA
7 2 (4.65%) CCNA
8 1 (2.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
1 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
1 8 (18.60%) XenDesktop
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (18.60%) vCloud
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (11.63%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) F5
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
5 9 (20.93%) Riverbed
5 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
6 8 (18.60%) NetApp
6 8 (18.60%) Citrix
6 8 (18.60%) EMC
6 8 (18.60%) VMware
6 8 (18.60%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.30%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.98%) SAP
8 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
8 3 (6.98%) Remedy
9 1 (2.33%) BT
9 1 (2.33%) McAfee
9 1 (2.33%) Nokia
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