The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 901 853 885
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +32
Permanent jobs citing WPA 1 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.003% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.005% 0.014% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19370 20855 21221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.14% 20.04% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15386 16913 17844
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPA
UK

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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPA within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £47,500 -
WPA
UK

WPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) VPN
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) WEP
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) VLAN
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee
3 6 (60.00%) DMZ
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Credit Risk
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) WPA2
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Lisp
5 2 (20.00%) Pascal
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Delphi
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) WEP
2 7 (70.00%) VLAN
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) DMZ
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) WPA2
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) SMTP
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
5 1 (10.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (20.00%) PhpStorm
1 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (20.00%) PEAR
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) COM
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Flash
1 2 (20.00%) J2ME
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) Symfony
1 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
1 2 (20.00%) Django
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
1 2 (20.00%) Merb
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) Laravel
1 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (20.00%) Qcodo
1 2 (20.00%) Zoop
1 2 (20.00%) Smarty
1 2 (20.00%) PRADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Lisp
1 2 (20.00%) Pascal
1 2 (20.00%) Delphi
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Haskell
1 2 (20.00%) Erlang
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (20.00%) Clojure
1 2 (20.00%) Groovy
1 2 (20.00%) OCaml
1 2 (20.00%) F#
1 2 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Zend