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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 853 927 -
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -
Permanent jobs citing WPA 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.003% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.021% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £50,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +163.15%
WPA
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
14527 16821 19627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.33% 16.73% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11872 14025 15877
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WPA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WPA Jobs Demand Trend in England

WPA
Salary Trend in England

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

WPA Salary Trend in England

WPA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPA within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 3 £46,250 -
WPA
UK

WPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing WPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WPA.

1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) Samba
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) NFS
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) nginx

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) nginx
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Buildbot
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) SAML
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
3 2 (33.33%) ELK Stack
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) CentOS
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) NFS
1 5 (83.33%) Samba
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Kibana
3 2 (33.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Google