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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 224 214
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 0 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £36,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -45.92%
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £42,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+21.89% -37.40%
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
940 801 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.26% 14.88% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 721 696 764
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WAAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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