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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - 928 909
Permanent jobs citing WPA 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.005% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £19,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -58.69%
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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016, 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Flex
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Samba
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) IC Design
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) Samba
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft