Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1179 1182 1289
Rank change year-on-year +3 +107 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 10 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 8
UK median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -4.76% -14.44%
10th Percentile £53,125 £38,500 £33,325
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -33.33%

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 28103 31773 36415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 16.99% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22762 26008 30095
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
England +20 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
London -10 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (60.00%) NX-OS
5 6 (60.00%) OSPF
5 6 (60.00%) BGP
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) Junos
6 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) VoIP
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
7 4 (40.00%) RIP
7 4 (40.00%) H.323
7 4 (40.00%) IPsec
7 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
8 3 (30.00%) DMVPN
8 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (30.00%) Coaching
8 3 (30.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (30.00%) VLAN

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 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 6 (60.00%) Junos
4 6 (60.00%) NX-OS
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) VoIP
6 4 (40.00%) H.323
6 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 4 (40.00%) RIP
6 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (30.00%) Broadband
7 3 (30.00%) DMVPN
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) SNMP
7 3 (30.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Arabic Language
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCIP
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CCSP
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exinda
3 1 (10.00%) Ipanema Technologies
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (10.00%) VMware