The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - 859 876
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.023% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £25,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.03%
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £25,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -18.03%
WEP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WEP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in England

WEP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WEP across the England region.

WEP Salary Trend in England

WEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WEP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WEP.

1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) SDH
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) IKE
2 2 (50.00%) PPP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) 802.11

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WEP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) WPA
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) IKE
2 2 (50.00%) PPP
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) FWSM
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) VMware