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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 200
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £57,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+26.08% +74.24%
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
776 828 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.38% 15.33% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 666 718 732
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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