Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WAAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAAS over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1184 1146 1253
Rank change year-on-year -38 +107 +34
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 5 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.019% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 38 29
UK median annual salary £72,500 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.11% -30.77% -3.70%
10th Percentile £65,000 £35,000 £42,350
90th Percentile £100,250 £58,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -36.00% +39.66%

WAAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,473 27,713 34,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.92% 16.18% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,072 22,576 28,623
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

WAAS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WAAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WAAS in the UK

WAAS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WAAS in the UK

WAAS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAAS over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WAAS in the UK

WAAS
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 5 £72,500 +45.00% 1
England -65 5 £72,500 +61.11% 2

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WAAS.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel
2 4 (80.00%) DWDM
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) SevOne
2 4 (80.00%) Arista
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
4 2 (40.00%) CA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management

WAAS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) H.323
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Arista
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel
2 4 (80.00%) SevOne
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) CA