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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 859 861 854
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 19 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 29
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 -19 16 £67,500 +17.39% 1
London -10 12 £67,500 +17.39% 1
City of London +3 6 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Leeds +1 2 £46,500 -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £46,500 -
Yorkshire -9 2 £46,500 -
South East -27 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £37,500 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 53 (86.89%) Cisco
2 32 (52.46%) WAN
3 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 27 (44.26%) Firewall
4 24 (39.34%) BGP
4 24 (39.34%) LAN
4 24 (39.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (37.70%) OSPF
6 22 (36.07%) MPLS
7 21 (34.43%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (32.79%) Wireless
8 20 (32.79%) VMware
9 19 (31.15%) Finance
9 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
10 18 (29.51%) EMC
11 17 (27.87%) NetApp
12 16 (26.23%) CCNP
12 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
12 16 (26.23%) Ipanema Technologies
13 14 (22.95%) vCloud
13 14 (22.95%) VTSP
13 14 (22.95%) NCDA
13 14 (22.95%) NCIE
13 14 (22.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
13 14 (22.95%) XenDesktop
13 14 (22.95%) Citrix
13 14 (22.95%) CCA
13 14 (22.95%) Citrix Certification

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.48%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) WAN
2 27 (44.26%) Firewall
3 24 (39.34%) BGP
3 24 (39.34%) LAN
3 24 (39.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (37.70%) OSPF
5 22 (36.07%) MPLS
6 20 (32.79%) Wireless
7 14 (22.95%) VoIP
8 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
9 12 (19.67%) Multicast
10 10 (16.39%) VPN
11 9 (14.75%) EIGRP
11 9 (14.75%) VLAN
11 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (13.11%) IPsec
12 8 (13.11%) SSL
12 8 (13.11%) SNMP
12 8 (13.11%) IPv6
13 7 (11.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Marketing
2 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Architect
2 18 (29.51%) Network Engineer
3 16 (26.23%) Consultant
4 14 (22.95%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (21.31%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 8 (13.11%) Virtualisation Architect
6 8 (13.11%) Storage Architect
6 8 (13.11%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 7 (11.48%) Sales Consultant
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Sales Consultant
8 6 (9.84%) Cisco Specialist
8 6 (9.84%) Network Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (9.84%) Technology Consultant
8 6 (9.84%) FlexPod Consultant
9 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Specialist
10 3 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Celerra
1 8 (13.11%) CLARiiON
2 6 (9.84%) FMCG
2 6 (9.84%) FlexPod
3 5 (8.20%) DTV
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Project Management
2 7 (11.48%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.84%) ERP
4 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
4 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (6.56%) Network Management
5 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Software Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.92%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Use Case
6 3 (4.92%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (3.28%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.28%) Information Security
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.23%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) VTSP
3 14 (22.95%) NCDA
3 14 (22.95%) NCIE
3 14 (22.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (22.95%) CCA
3 14 (22.95%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (16.39%) CCNA
5 8 (13.11%) MCTS
5 8 (13.11%) MCITP
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.11%) CCEA
5 8 (13.11%) CCIE
5 8 (13.11%) MCSE
5 8 (13.11%) VCAP
5 8 (13.11%) CCIA
6 6 (9.84%) CCEE
7 5 (8.20%) CCDP
7 5 (8.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) vCloud
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
2 14 (22.95%) XenDesktop
3 11 (18.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.28%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 53 (86.89%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) VMware
4 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
5 18 (29.51%) EMC
6 17 (27.87%) NetApp
7 16 (26.23%) Ipanema Technologies
8 14 (22.95%) Citrix
9 13 (21.31%) Juniper
9 13 (21.31%) Riverbed
9 13 (21.31%) F5
10 11 (18.03%) SAP
11 8 (13.11%) IronPort
11 8 (13.11%) Splunk
11 8 (13.11%) 3PAR
12 6 (9.84%) Sourcefire
12 6 (9.84%) Business Objects
12 6 (9.84%) Meraki
12 6 (9.84%) ScanSafe
13 5 (8.20%) CA
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