The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 190 192
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.024% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -
WAAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
792 709 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 17.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 696 552 694
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WAAS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAAS across the West Midlands region.

WAAS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) EMC
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) CCA
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (100.00%) NCDA
1 10 (100.00%) NCIE
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) VTSP
1 10 (100.00%) vCloud
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 5 (50.00%) CCEE
2 5 (50.00%) CCIA
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) VCAP
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (50.00%) MCTS
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Virtualisation Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Storage Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Technology Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) FlexPod Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 5 (50.00%) Celerra
1 5 (50.00%) FlexPod
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCA
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) NCDA
1 10 (100.00%) NCIE
1 10 (100.00%) VTSP
2 5 (50.00%) CCEE
2 5 (50.00%) CCIA
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) VCAP
2 5 (50.00%) MCTS
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) CCEA
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (100.00%) vCloud
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) EMC
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR