The table below looks at the statistics for WPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - 834 -
Permanent jobs citing WPA 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.047% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £46,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £19,000 -
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
17799 16863 20425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.05% 17.39% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14563 13320 17070
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing WPA 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 WPA.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing WPA 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 WPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) HP StorageWorks
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CWNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Foundry
Derby, Derbyshire
Barron McCann
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Aon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago