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 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 911 964
Rank change year-on-year +29 +53  
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 1 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.072% 0.057%
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
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 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAAS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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
Top 4 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 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
England +41 1 £40,000 -27.27% 2
South East - 1 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -

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 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 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: 3 days ago