The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - - 114
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.94% +8.33%
WEP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 181 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.29% 15.86% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 157 153 238
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%