The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WAAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 897 940
Rank change year-on-year +41 +43  
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 1 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.076% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - -

WAAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13504 15716 18227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.33% 16.99% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11025 13168 14917
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WAAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAAS in England

WAAS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAAS in England.

Salary trend for WAAS in England

WAAS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 1 £40,000 -
WAAS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 25 (100.00%) VPN
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (96.00%) SolarWinds
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (56.00%) MPLS
4 13 (52.00%) TACACS
4 13 (52.00%) CCNA
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (48.00%) F5
6 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) CCNP
6 11 (44.00%) Windows
6 11 (44.00%) Forcepoint
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (44.00%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) SLA
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Multicast

WAAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) VPN
1 25 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (56.00%) MPLS
4 13 (52.00%) TACACS
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) RIP
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Engineer
1 13 (52.00%) Network Support
1 13 (52.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 13 (52.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Network Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Server Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Project Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Network Support
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CCNA
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) SolarWinds
3 12 (48.00%) F5
4 11 (44.00%) Forcepoint
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Aruba
5 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago