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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 859 879 862
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing WPA 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.036% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £61,250 £70,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.92%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £19,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+228.94% -63.10%
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
17361 19676 18035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 18.15% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14501 15652 14656
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015. 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 +5 1 £60,000 -14.28%
South East -17 1 £62,500 - 3
WPA
UK

WPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) WPA2
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Redmine
4 2 (40.00%) DNS

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) WPA2
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
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