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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 857 872 873
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing WEP 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.016% 0.023% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +240.42%
UK excluding London average salary - £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
18980 17661 21227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.41% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15118 14390 17449
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WEP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 3 £62,500 -21.87%
WEP
UK

WEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WPA
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) FWSM
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) Foundry
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) IKE
2 3 (60.00%) PPP
2 3 (60.00%) 802.11
2 3 (60.00%) SONET
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WPA
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) FWSM
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) IKE
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) German Language
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Foundry
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) VMware