Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1132 1189 1214
Rank change year-on-year +57 +25 +97
Permanent jobs citing WAAS 10 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.041% 0.036% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 21
UK median annual salary £58,750 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.07% +27.27% +18.28%
10th Percentile £38,625 £53,125 £45,000
90th Percentile £71,125 £82,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 - £62,000

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 24,527 27,795 32,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 15.90% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19,421 22,612 26,379
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WAAS in the UK

WAAS
Top 5 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 19 October 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
England +46 10 £58,750 -16.07% 2
London +33 8 £62,500 -10.71% 1
UK excluding London - 2 £41,250 - 1
North of England - 2 £41,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) WLAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) DHCP
3 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 8 (80.00%) OSPF
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (70.00%) WebEx
4 7 (70.00%) 802.1X
4 7 (70.00%) FireEye
4 7 (70.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (70.00%) Symantec
4 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (70.00%) VoIP
4 7 (70.00%) XMPP
4 7 (70.00%) F5

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) WLAN
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (80.00%) DHCP
3 8 (80.00%) OSPF
3 8 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
4 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) VoIP
4 7 (70.00%) WebEx
5 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) 802.1X
1 7 (70.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) DNA
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Principle of Least Privilege
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Lisp
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) F5
2 7 (70.00%) FireEye
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Palo Alto
2 7 (70.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Arista
4 1 (10.00%) VMware