The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 615 632 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing WEP 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.007% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% 0.041% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary - £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
WEP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7579 7389 8962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.72% 16.27% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6294 6306 7517
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WEP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in London

WEP
Salary Trend in London

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

WEP Salary Trend in London

WEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WPA
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) FWSM
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) Foundry
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) IKE
2 3 (60.00%) PPP
2 3 (60.00%) 802.11
2 3 (60.00%) SONET
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing WEP 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 WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) WPA
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) 802.11
2 3 (60.00%) SONET
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) L2TP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) VMware